Table of Contents

    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.

    It’s time to get your parents, spouse, co-workers, third cousin and mailman together again. MLB pools are back! Hit your own home run with RunYourPool today.
    Start here >

    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)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Mariners and Astros (Last 10 Games)

    Previous

    Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Betting Preview | May 5

    Next

    St. Louis Cardinals vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Betting Preview | May 5

    About Author

    Matt K

    Matt is the Social Media Manager at RYP and currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts. He has experience managing social media accounts with agencies, small brands, and large companies. He’s a diehard New England sports fanatic, and if he’s not watching the Celtics, he can be found roaming around Boston discovering all that the city has to offer.

    Run a Home Run Pool for the 2024 Baseball Season

    MLB Pick'em

    Featured

    MLB Baseball Pools

    MLB Pick'em

    Featured

    Baseball Squares Pool (MLB Postseason Only)

    MLB Pick'em

    Featured

    FIFA World Cup Challenge Pools

    Soccer Pick'em

    Featured

    NFL Football Survivor Pools

    NFL Pick'em

    Featured

    Weekly 'Pick X' Golf Pools for 2024

    Golf Pick'em

    Featured

    Check Also