7* Monday MLB SEA/TOR

7* Monday MLB SEA/TOR

Toronto vs. Seattle, 08/05/2013 22:10 EDT, Score: 3 - 1

Money Line: -121 Seattle

Sportsbook: SBGGLOBAL

Result: Loss

Seattle ML

The Seattle Mariners host the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday in game one of a three-game set. Seattle is coming off a 3-2 win over Baltimore, while Toronto beat the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Sunday, 6-5.

Hisashi Iwakuma gets the nod for the Mariners in this one. We were happy to fade Iwakuma while he dealt with a back issue, but he has regained his solid form, and we’ll go right back to the well to back him in this one.

Iwakuma had posted a 7.31 ERA in his first three starts in July while he dealt with a bad back, but he’s past that issue now, and has posted a 0.96 ERA while going 2-0 in his last three starts.

He’s made two career starts versus the Blue Jays, going 2-0 with a 1.20 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, and a 10.8 K/9 rate.

The Mariners are 15-4 in Iwakuma’s last 19 home starts.

R.A. Dickey counters for the Blue Jays. He’s had a disappointing year in his first year in Toronto, posting a 4.66 ERA on the season.

In his first start versus Seattle this season, Dickey allowed seven earned runs over six innings of work.

The Blue Jays are 6-14 in their last 20 games in Seattle.

The Mariners are 7-2 in the last nine meetings between these teams.

Take Seattle.

Good Luck, Razor Ray

7* play on Seattle -121

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