At 4:10 PM ET, the Royals and Mariners square off in an AL matchup. This one is being played at T-Mobile Park in Seattle, and the Mariners are favored on the money line (-145). The money line odds for the Royals are sitting at +123, and the over/under line is at 7.5 runs.

BSKC is carrying this game on TV, and the Royals are 2nd in the AL Central with a record of 26-18. The Mariners are 1st in the AL West at 23-20. Alec Marsh is starting for the Royals, and the Mariners are sending Bryan Woo to the mound.


The Pick: Kansas City Royals Moneyline +123

This game will be played at T-Mobile Park at 4:10 ET on Wednesday, May 15th.


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

Thanks to a three-run 7th inning for the Royals' offense, they picked up a 4-2 road win over the Mariners in the most recent game of this series. Heading into the game, the Royals were at +141 on the money line.

The starting pitching matchup for this game featured Michael Wacha for the Royals, and he went just six innings while giving up one run and picked up a win. Logan Gilbert went 6 2/3 innings for the Mariners, giving up three earned runs.

Kansas City got to Gilbert early, as he gave up all three of his runs in the 1st inning. As for the Mariners, they scored their only two runs in the 4th. Both offenses finished the game with just five hits.

Royals Records & Stats

Kansas City is 26-18 overall this season, putting them 2nd in the AL Central, 1.5 games behind the Guardians for the division lead. The Royals will be on the road today, taking on the Mariners, and they are 8-5 against other teams in the AL Central.

The Royals have won two straight series, and their overall series record is 7-6 this year. At home, they are 15-8 compared to 11-10 on the road. As the underdog, the Royals are 15-12 this season and 11-6 when favored.

When the Royals win, they win big, averaging a run margin of 3.9 runs per game. That's why they are 27-17 against the run line this season. They are 14-9 against the run line at home, where their run margin is 1.5 runs per game. On the road, they are 13-8 against the run line, with a run margin of 0.6 runs per game.

Despite the Kansas City Royals' combined run average of 8.0 runs per game, the over/under line for today's game against the Seattle Mariners is set at just 7.5 runs. The Royals have played in 36 games this season with over/under lines set higher than 7.5 runs, which represents 81.8% of their games. However, in the four games this season with an over/under line set at 7.5 runs, the under has hit in all four games.

Rookie right-hander Alec Marsh is getting the start for the Royals today as he faces the Mariners on the road. He has made six starts this year and has a record of 3-0 with a 2.53 ERA. Marsh's WHIP for the season is currently 1.03. In his 32 innings of work, Marsh has allowed just two home runs. One of these home runs came in his most recent outing, where he gave up one earned run in 5 1/3 innings of work. Marsh has finished with a no-decision in each of his last two outings.

Salvador Perez has been one of the league's top power hitters this season, as his eight home runs are 6th in the league and the best mark on the Royals. Perez is also batting .325, which is the best mark on the team. He has also driven in 33 runs, which is 6th in the league. Bobby Witt Jr. is also a big power threat for the Royals, as he has five homers and is batting .298.

Over the past seven games, Vinnie Pasquantino has gone 9/27 with a homer and seven RBIs. For the season, he is batting just .243. Dairon Blanco has also been swinging the bat well of late, going 6/14 in his last five games. As a team, the Royals are 12th in scoring at 4.5 runs per game.

Mariners Records & Stats

Seattle is 23-20 overall and leads the AL West by 1.5 games over the Rangers. The Mariners are 6-3 against other teams in the AL West. The Mariners are at home today, where they are 14-10 compared to 9-10 on the road.

The Mariners were able to take game two of this series with the Royals after dropping the opener. So far, their overall series record is 7-5-1. As the favorite, the Mariners have gone 14-11 this year and 9-9 as the underdog. Seattle's overall record is made up of a 5-5 mark in their last ten games.

When the Mariners win, they do so by an average of 3.4 runs per game, but when they lose, they lose by an average of 3.5 runs per game. Their overall run line record is 21-22, with a run line record of 12-12 at home and 9-10 on the road. As the favorite, they are 11-14 against the run line, while they are 10-8 as the underdog. Their average run differential for the season is +0.2 runs per game.

Seattle's games have had an average of 7.4 runs this season, and their over/under record is 15-26. When the over/under line is set at 7.5 runs, their record is 6-8. In total, 44.2% of their games have had higher over/under lines than 7.5 runs.

Today's pitching matchup for the Mariners vs. the Royals features Bryan Woo at home. He started his season with a no-decision against the Athletics, going 4 1/3 innings and striking out 3 while allowing just 1 earned run.

Cal Raleigh has been the Mariners' top power threat this season, as his 10 home runs is 4th best in the league and leads the team. He also has the top spot on the team in RBIs, coming into the game with 24. Raleigh has two homers in his last eight games, hitting .250 over that stretch. Julio Rodriguez has also gone deep twice in his last nine games, batting .257.

Seattle's offense has been one of the worst in the league so far, averaging just 3.8 runs per game. They are also near the bottom of the league in batting average and on-base percentage. Overall, they have the 6th most home runs in the league, but this hasn't translated to a lot of runs.