San Diego vs. Seattle,
08/07/2019 18:40 EDT,
Score: 2 - 3
Money Line: -144 San Diego
Yusei Kikuchi (4-8, 5.49 ERA, 84 SO)After a solid start to his season, the rookie from Japan has gone 1-7 with a 7.65 ERA over his last 12 starts, with opponents posting a .347/.406/.677 line with 24 walks, 35 strikeouts and 20 home runs and is fade material here vs the Padres tonight. Meanwhile, Padres starter Lucchesi is 2-0 with a 3.09 ERA in two career starts against Seattle in his career and gets my support here tonight.
The Mariners are 0-22 on the ML in the second game of a series as a dog of more than 130 when they are off a game as a dog in which they scored in at most two separate innings.
SEATTLE is 11-39 against the money line vs. a team with a good bullpen whose WHIP is 1.350 or better this season. SEATTLE is 1-10 against the money line vs. NL teams allowing 4.5 or more runs/game in the second half of the season over the last 2 seasons. SEATTLE is 0-8 against the money line in home games after batting .175 or worse over a 3 game span over the last 3 seasons
MLB Home teams (SEATTLE) - with a starting pitcher whose ERA is 5.20 to 5.70 on the season (AL), with a struggling bullpen whose ERA is over 7.00 the last 5 games. are 10-30 L/5 seasons for a go against 75% conversion rate for bettors.
Play on the San Diego Padres to win on the ML