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Cleveland Guardians vs. Seattle Mariners

April 3, 2024

The Cleveland Guardians (4-2) and Seattle Mariners (3-3) square off in the finale of their three-game series on Wednesday, April 3, at 4:10 PM ET at T-Mobile Park in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners are currently favored at -165 to win.

Cleveland Guardians Betting Preview

The Guardians evened this series with a 5-2 performance in game two. Bo Naylor shined with a two-run home run to help push their lead and eventually win the game. With positive momentum on their side, can they repeat this success?

Josh Naylor will be critical to watch here, as he leads the team with a batting average of .368. He has been pivotal in keeping the offense flowing and helping provide scoring opportunities when they face tough pitching teams. Will he be able to maintain this momentum?

Logan Allen will be on the mound and currently has an ERA of 5.40 and a WHIP of 1.20. Their batting average is .280, and they offer a slugging percentage of .444. All of these are appealing, but they could always look to improve.

Getting on base does not seem to be an issue, as their on-base percentage is .351. As for their defense, they allow their opponents to average .228 at the plate.

Seattle Mariners Betting Preview

The Mariners looked great in their opening game of this series, where they defeated the Guardians 5-4. Dominic Canzone delivered a three-run home run in the bottom of the second to give them the boost they needed to prevail.

Ty France leads their offense with a .333 batting average, but they will need help if they want to succeed. Their offense has consistently required improvement, and it could be a long season for them. However, this would be the perfect time to set the tone for April.

The Mariners are averaging 2.01 batting at the plate and have an on-base percentage of .262. Their slugging percentage is .299, and their ERA is 3.60, which does not look as appealing compared to the Guardians’ 2.94.

They have allowed their opponents to accumulate a batting average of 2.39. Their overall offense clearly shows signs of keeping up with better offensive teams.

Odds, Series Trends, and Free Pick

MyBookie currently shows the Seattle Mariners as favorites to win this matchup. According to market insights, the Mariners have a 60.4 percent chance of succeeding.

The Mariners need to come out strong if they can win. At this rate, the Guardians look more appealing on paper and have scored well in both games combined in this series.

Final Pick: Cleveland Guardians +140