MLB Picks: Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees

Jeff GrantContributor IJune 2, 2014

MLB Picks: Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees

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    Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez is 8-5 with a 2.89 ERA in 16 career starts against the New York Yankees, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks, as the two teams prepare to face off at Yankee Stadium.

    Sports bettors will find that the Mariners are minus-125 road favorites in the pro baseball odds, with the betting total sitting at 7.5 in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this American League matchup from a betting perspective while offering up a prediction along the way.

     

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Seattle Mariners

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    The Seattle Mariners have split their last 10 games and are coming off of a 4-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers as plus-145 home underdogs Sunday.

    MLB handicappers will find that the Mariners are 9-3 as road favorites of minus-125 to minus-150 since the start of the 2012 campaign.

New York Yankees

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    The New York Yankees have alternated wins and losses over their last six games. They'll look to bounce back from a 7-2 setback to the Minnesota Twins as minus-131 home favorites Sunday.

    Yankees starting pitcher David Phelps is 1-0 with a 1.23 ERA in two career appearances (one start) vs. the Seattle Mariners.

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the total as one of their MLB picks, as the UNDER is 15-4-2 in the last 21 overall meetings in this series.

    Pick: Under 7.5 Runs

     

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