MLB Picks: Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees

Jeff Grant@@JeffGrantSportsContributor IApril 29, 2014

MLB Picks: Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees

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    Bill Kostroun

    New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia is 8-0 with a 1.36 ERA in his last nine outings against the Seattle Mariners, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks on Tuesday when the two teams face off at Yankee Stadium.

    Sports bettors will find that the Yankees are minus-175 home favorites in the pro baseball odds, with the betting total sitting at eight 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.

Seattle Mariners

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    Elaine Thompson

    The Seattle Mariners have won three of their last four games, including a 6-5 victory over the Texas Rangers as minus-101 home underdogs Sunday.

    Over the last two-plus seasons, the Mariners have gone 19-26 as road underdogs of plus-150 to plus-175.

New York Yankees

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    Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

    The New York Yankees have won back-to-back games, including a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels as minus-160 home favorites Sunday.

    MLB handicappers will find that the Yankees are 20-7 in their last 27 games as a home favorite of minus-151 to minus-200.


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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the New York Yankees as one of their MLB picks, as they've gone 26-14 as home favorites of minus-150 to minus-175 since the 2012 campaign.

    Pick: New York Yankees (-175)

    Gambling stats via SBR Forum.

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