Justin Verlander and the Astros will look to end the Mariners' three-game winning streak on Wednesday, as they face off in an AL West matchup at 9:40 PM ET. The game is being played at T-Mobile Park in Seattle, and the Mariners are slight money line favorites (-114).

As for the Astros, they are 24-31 this season and are +105 on the money line for Wednesday's game. The over/under line is currently at 7 runs, and the Astros are +168 on the run line compared to the Mariners at -213. George Kirby is the Mariners' starter.


The Pick: Houston Astros Moneyline -105

This game will be played at T-Mobile Park at 9:40 ET on Wednesday, May 29th.


  • We have the Astros winning by a score of 5 to 4
  • However, if you're looking for a run line pick, we like the Mariners to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 9 runs and like the over

Seattle picked up a 4-2 win over the Astros in the most recent game of this series. The Mariners had a three-run 8th inning, scoring the game's final run in the 9th. As for the Astros, they scored their only two runs in the 4th. Heading into the game, the Mariners were favored at -126 on the money line.

Luis Castillo got the start for the Mariners, going six innings and giving up two earned runs. He finished the game with six strikeouts but issued five walks. Tayler Saucedo got the win out of the bullpen, and Ryne Stanek got the save. Hunter Brown only went six innings for the Astros but gave up just one earned run on four hits.

Josh Rojas and Julio Rodriguez each had two hits and two RBIs for the Mariners' offense. Rojas was the only player in the game to score more than one run, crossing the plate twice for Seattle.

Astros Records & Stats

The Astros are 3rd in the AL West, 5.5 games behind the Mariners for the division lead. Overall, the Astros are 24-31 and have lost two straight games, with both coming in this series vs. the Mariners. So far, they have a division record of 12-10.

At home, the Astros have gone 14-15 this year, and they are just under .500 at 10-16 on the road. As the favorite, the Astros are 19-24 this year, and they are 5-7 as the underdog. Looking at their overall series record, the Astros are 8-8-1 and have won two straight series on the road.

The Astros have a run line record of 22-33 this season, with a -0.1 average run margin per game. They are 10-16 against the run line on the road, where they have a scoring margin of -1.2 runs per game. As the favorite, they are 16-27 against the run line, while they are 6-6 as the underdog.

The Astros are on the road against the Mariners today, and the over/under line is set at 7 runs. The combined run average in Astros games this season is 9.1 runs, and their over/under record is 21-31. The average over/under line in their games is 9 runs, and they have gone under in four straight games. So far this season, all of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 7 runs.

Right-hander Justin Verlander gets the start for the Astros today as he faces the Mariners on the road. So far this season, he has made seven starts and has a record of 3-2 with a 3.60 ERA. Verlander's WHIP for the season is 1.23, and opponents are batting .229 off him this year. In his last outing, he gave up just one earned run in six innings of work, picking up the win against the Athletics. Verlander has made four quality starts this year and is averaging 7.88 strikeouts per nine innings. For the season, he has allowed seven homers and is averaging 3.15 walks per nine innings.

Heading into today's game, the Astros are the league's top-scoring offense, averaging 4.5 runs per game. They are also the top home run hitting team in the league and have the best team batting average in the league. Kyle Tucker has been leading the way in terms of power, as his 18 homers are the most in the MLB right now. Tucker is also the team's top run producer, as his 39 RBIs are 8th in the league.

Yordan Alvarez has been swinging the bat well of late, going 9/27 in his last seven games, including one home run. Overall, he is hitting .269 with nine homers. Jose Altuve and Alvarez are both tied for 2nd on the team with nine homers. Altuve is batting .295 overall and is currently on a three-game hitting streak.

Mariners Records & Stats

Seattle is currently 30-26 overall and leads the AL West by 3.5 games over the Rangers. The Mariners have put together a three-game winning streak, and these wins have come against the Astros, who they lead in the division. So far, they have gone 8-3 in divisional games.

At home, the Mariners are 17-10 this season and have been just below .500 at 13-16 on the road. As the home underdog, the Mariners have gone 5-2 this year and are 17-13 as the favorite. Seattle's overall series record is 8-7-2, and they have gone 5-5 in their last ten games overall.

When the Mariners win, they tend to win big, with an average run margin of 3.1 runs per game. However, in their losses, they have been outscored by an average of 3.7 runs per game. Overall, Seattle has a run differential of -0.1 runs per game this season, and their run line record is an even 28-28. They have been slightly better at home, going 15-12 against the run line, compared to 13-16 on the road. Their run line record as the favorite is 14-16, while they are 14-12 as the underdog.

The Seattle Mariners are home to the Houston Astros today, and the over/under line for the game is set at 7 runs. The combined run average in Mariners games this season is 7.5 runs, and their over/under record is 21-32. The average over/under line in their games is 8 runs, and their over/under record when the line is set at 7 runs is 3-5-2. The over has hit in 78.6% of their games this season when the line is set at 7 runs, and they are currently on a 2-game under streak.

Seattle is sending right-hander George Kirby to the mound today vs. the Astros. He has made 11 starts this season and has a record of 4-5 with a 4.33 ERA. Kirby's WHIP for the season is currently 1.03, and opponents are batting .228 off him this year. In his 11 starts, Kirby has turned in five quality starts, and he is averaging 8.23 strikeouts per nine innings. Kirby's most recent outing didn't go well, as he took the loss vs. the Nationals, giving up five earned runs in six innings of work. He has lost each of his past two starts.

Cal Raleigh has been the Mariners' most consistent power threat this season, as his 11 homers is 7th best in the league and leads the team. However, he is batting just .211. Ty France and Mitch Haniger are also tied for the team lead with six homers, with Haniger having 24 RBIs and France at 21. Haniger is batting just .215, and France is at .242.

Julio Rodriguez has been swinging a hot bat of late, going 11/41 over his last 10 games with two homers and eight RBIs. Overall, he is batting .269 and is on a four-game hitting streak. Dylan Moore has two homers in his last nine games and is batting .239 for the season.