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Minnesota Twins at Seattle Mariners Betting Preview

The Minnesota Twins are on the road at the Seattle Mariners on Friday. THis is the first of a three game series between these two teams. The Minnesota Twins come into the game with a 44-36 record. The Twins are in second place in the American League Central. Minnesota has won back to back games, including on Thursday over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

For the Seattle Mariners, they are 46-37 on the season. Seattle leads the American League West. The Mariners are coming off a win on Wednesday on the road at the Tampa Bay Rays. The Mariners though have dropped six out of their last ten games.

The Seattle Mariners are favorites in this game. Seattle is listed at -125 over the Minnesota Twins on Friday.

Home Team Seattle Mariners

Logan Gilbert will get the start for the Seattle Mariners on Friday. Gilbert comes into the game with a 5-4 record and a 2.71 earned run average. Gilbert has thrown 106 innings this season and struck out 99 batters, while walking 20. Gilbert has allowed 11 homeruns over 106.1 innings this season.

Seattle had a three game losing streak, allowing 7 runs a game during that streak before the Wednesday win. The Mariners now are scoring 3.9 runs per game, and allowing opponents to score 3.8 per game. The Mariners team batting average is .219, which is one of the worst in all of the league.

Julio Rodriguez is hitting ;252 on the season, which is one of the best on the team. Rodriguez has 7 homeruns for Seattle this season. Cal Raleigh is the top home run hitter for Seattle, with 14, while Mitch Garver has 10 on the season.

Road Team Minnesota Twins

The Twins have won four out of their last five games. During those four wins, the Twins have scored 34 total runs. Minnesota now is scoring 4.7 runs per game, which is inside the Top 10 in all of Major League Baseball. The Twins are 6th in all of the league in homeruns, with 95 on the season.

Minnesota’s top hitters on the season are Carlos Correa, Jose Miranda and Ryan Jeffers. Correa is hitting .306 on the season, Miranda is at .293 and Jeffers leads the team with 13 homeruns. Carlos Santana is second on the squad with 12 homeruns.

For Minnesota, Bailey Ober will take the mound. Ober comes into the game with a 7-4 record on the season. The right hander has a 4.50 earned run average on the season. Ober has thrown 82 innings, and struck out 83 batters this season. This will be his 16th start of the 2024 season.

Mariners Top Twins

We like Logan Gilbert and his Seattle Mariners teammates to win this game at home. Gilbert throws the ball well and beats a Minnesota team that can be pretty up and down with the bats. Our final bet for this game on Friday is the Seattle Mariners -125 over the Minnesota Twins. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your Major League Baseball bets for this and all the games!

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