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    Sportsbooks give the Seattle Mariners (15-16) the edge (-147 on the moneyline) to add to their four-game winning streak when they face the Houston Astros (16-15), at +124, on Friday at 10:10 PM ET. Luis Castillo starts for Seattle while Houston will counter with Cristian Javier.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mariners vs. Astros

    • Game Day: Friday, May 5, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:10 PM ET
    • Location: Seattle, Washington
    • Stadium: T-Mobile Park
    Mariners vs Astros Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mariners -147 7

    How Do I Watch the Mariners vs. the Astros?

    • TV Channel: ROOT Sports NW

    Mariners Stats & Trends

    Mariners Batting

    • The Mariners average 1.1 home runs per game to rank 15th in baseball with 35 total home runs.
    • Seattle has the worst batting average in the majors (.217).
    • The Mariners’ .298 on-base percentage is the fourth-worst in baseball.
    • Seattle’s 9.8 strikeouts per game are the fourth-most in baseball.
    • The Mariners average 0.9 homers per home game this season (15 total at home).
    • Seattle is averaging 2.9 extra-base hits per game while slugging .364 at home.
    • The club is batting .214 with 110 hits (6.9 per game) at home this season.

    Mariners Key Batters

    • Jarred Kelenic leads Seattle in slugging percentage (.598) and total hits (31) this season. He’s batting .304 with an on-base percentage of .363.
    • Among qualifying batters in the majors, his batting average ranks 21st, his on-base percentage ranks 54th, and he is seventh in slugging.
    • Kelenic has hit safely in three straight games. In his last five games he is batting .211 with two doubles, two walks and an RBI.
    • Ty France is hitting .235 with nine doubles, a home run and 11 walks. He’s slugging .339 with an on-base percentage of .326.
    • He is 127th in batting average, 98th in on-base percentage and 151st in slugging among qualified hitters.
    • France enters this game looking to extend his two-game hit streak. In his last five games he is batting .143 with two walks.
    • Julio Rodriguez has 27 hits this season and has a slash line of .223/.293/.413.
    • Cal Raleigh has five home runs, 18 RBI and a batting average of .215 this season.

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros’ 28 home runs rank 23rd in Major League Baseball.
    • Houston has a team batting average of .240 this season, which ranks 20th among MLB teams.
    • The Astros have an OBP of .313 this season, which ranks 21st in MLB.
    • Houston has shown good bat-to-ball skills at the plate this season with the sixth-best strikeout rate (8.1 per game) among MLB offenses.
    • They have averaged 1.0 home runs per game in their 12 road contests this season.
    • Houston has a team slugging percentage of .407 in away games this season with 37 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 9.2 base hits per game and batting .260 on the road this season.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Kyle Tucker is batting .259 with three doubles, five home runs and 21 walks. He’s slugging .426 with an on-base percentage of .374.
    • Including all qualified hitters in the big leagues, he ranks 84th in batting average, 37th in on-base percentage and 87th in slugging percentage.
    • Alex Bregman has four doubles, four home runs and 21 walks while hitting .212. He’s slugging .347 with an on-base percentage of .336.
    • He is currently 156th in batting average, 81st in on-base percentage and 143rd in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
    • Yordan Alvarez has racked up a team-best OBP (.387), and leads the Astros in hits (24).
    • Jeremy Pena has seven doubles, six home runs and five walks while batting .236.

    Mariners vs. Astros Probable Pitchers

    Luis Castillo (SEA) Pitcher Cristian Javier (HOU)
    2 – 0 W/L 2 – 1
    34.2 IP 33.2
    1.82 ERA 3.48
    0.923 WHIP 1.129
    9.9 K/9 9.4
    2.1 BB/9 1.9

    Mariners vs. Astros Injury Updates

    • Mariners: Dylan Moore: 10 Day IL (Olique), Easton McGee: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Andres Munoz: 15 Day IL (Deltoid), Robbie Ray: 15 Day IL (Flexor), Evan White: 60 Day IL (Adductor)
    • Astros: Chas McCormick: 10 Day IL (Back), Jose Altuve: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Michael Brantley: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Urquidy: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis Garcia: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Lance McCullers Jr.: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Parker Mushinski: 15 Day IL (Spine)

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