Mariners vs. Rangers Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/21/2022

by | Apr 21, 2022

The Seattle Mariners (7-4) will look to complete a series sweep as they take a 2-0 lead into their final matchup against the Texas Rangers (1-9) at 9:40 PM ET Thursday from T-Mobile Park. The Mariners are favored (-146) by sportsbooks. Marco Gonzales will get the ball for Seattle while Texas counter with Taylor Hearn.

Mariners vs. Rangers Spread and Betting Line

Mariners vs Rangers Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Mariners -146 +124 8 -110 -109 -1.5 +139 -164

Computer Predictions for Mariners vs. Rangers

Our computer pick: Texas Rangers (+124) and Over (8)

Mariners vs. Rangers Game Info

  • Seattle Mariners probable starting pitcher: Marco Gonzales
  • Texas Rangers probable starting pitcher: Taylor Hearn
  • Game Day: Thursday, April 21, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Stadium: T-Mobile Park

Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers Pitching Matchup

Gonzales Hearn
2 GS 2
1-1 W-L 0-1
3.00 ERA 4.70
9.0 IP 7.2
2 BB 2
7 SO 10

Mariners Starter Marco Gonzales

  • The Mariners will look to Gonzales (1-1) in his third start this season.
  • The lefty last appeared on Saturday against the Houston Astros, when he threw 7 2/3 innings, allowing one earned run while giving up four hits.
  • Over his two games this season, opposing hitters have a collective batting average of .270 against him. He has a 3.00 ERA and averages 7 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • He will face off against a Rangers squad that is hitting .224 as a unit (18th in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .327 (23rd in MLB) with eight total home runs (23rd in MLB).

Rangers Starter Taylor Hearn

  • Hearn will take to the mound for the Rangers, his third start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Saturday, when he threw 3 2/3 innings, giving up three earned runs while allowing six hits against the Los Angeles Angels.
  • He has an ERA of 4.70, a batting average against of .400 and 11.7 strikeouts per nine innings in two games this season.
  • The Mariners have scored 49 runs this season, which ranks 12th in MLB. They are batting .237 for the campaign with 13 home runs, sixth in the league.

Mariners Betting Picks & Insights

  • This season, the Mariners have been listed as the favorite in three games and won them all.
  • Seattle has played as a favorite of -146 or more twice this season and won both games.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 59.3% chance of a victory for the Mariners.
  • Games involving Seattle have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in five of 11 chances this season.
  • The Mariners have an ATS record of 8-3-0 in 11 games with a spread this season.

Rangers Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Rangers have been underdogs in eight games this season and have come away with the win one time (12.5%) in those contests.
  • Texas has a win-loss record of 1-4 when favored by +124 or worse by sportsbooks this year.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Rangers have a 44.6% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Texas and their opponents have hit the over in five of their 10 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • In 10 games with a line this season, the Rangers have a mark of 2-8-0 against the spread.

Mariners Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Ty France has collected a team-high 10 runs batted in.
  • Among all hitters in baseball, France ranks 30th in home runs and eighth in RBI.
  • France has collected a hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .368 with a double, a home run, a walk and six RBI.
  • Adam Frazier is hitting .319 with four doubles, a triple and two walks.
  • Frazier is 190th in home runs and 37th in RBI among all MLB batters this season.
  • J.P. Crawford has a team-high batting average of .324.
  • Crawford will look to build on his four-game hitting in this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .143 with a triple, two walks and an RBI.
  • Eugenio Suarez has shown off his power as he paces his team with three home runs.
  • Suarez is riding a two-game hitting streak into this one. In his last five games he is hitting .167 with a double, two home runs, two walks and seven RBI.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Ty France 11 .317 .429 .512 2 10 13
Adam Frazier 11 .319 .347 .447 0 7 15
J.P. Crawford 11 .324 .455 .471 0 2 11
Eugenio Suárez 10 .167 .268 .472 3 8 6
Jesse Winker 11 .171 .383 .171 0 2 6

Rangers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Brad Miller has swatted a team- leading two long balls.
  • Among all hitters in MLB, Miller’s home run total ranks 30th and his RBI tally ranks 76th.
  • Nate Lowe’s .368 batting average paces his team.
  • Lowe ranks 190th in homers and 76th in RBI among all major league batters this year.
  • Adolis Garcia paces the Rangers in home runs (two) and runs batted in (six).
  • Corey Seager is hitting .289 with a double and two walks.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Brad Miller 7 .238 .292 .571 2 5 5
Nate Lowe 10 .368 .415 .395 0 5 14
Adolis García 10 .162 .256 .351 2 6 6
Corey Seager 9 .289 .325 .316 0 4 11
Marcus Semien 10 .171 .222 .244 0 4 7

Betting Tips for Mariners vs. Rangers

Our best bet is the Rangers on the moneyline at +124 after taking a look at all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will over the total of 8 runs.

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