Seattle (48-73) at New York Yankees (75-46), 7:05 p.m. EDT, Line: New York -148, Seattle +138 Total: 8
The Mariners travel to the Bronx tonight to start a three-game series against the AL East leading Yankees. The Yankees lead the Rays by one game in the standings entering play today. Basketball Spreads
Seattle took 2-of-3 the last time they visited Yankee Stadium, but the Yankees have won 11 of the last 14 meetings at home.
Felix Hernandez (8-10, 2.62 ERA) will get the start for the Mariners. Hernandez is 1-5 in his last seven starts, but has allowed just 13 ER in 51.1 innings (2.28 ERA). Hernandez has been excellent against the Yankees in his last three starts, going 3-0 with a 0.67 ERA and throwing complete games in all three. Baseball Spreads
A.J. Burnett (9-10, 4.66 ERA) will take the mound for the Yankees. Burnett is winless in his last three starts (0-2, 5.49 ERA). In five career starts against the Mariners, Burnett is 2-1 with a 3.00 ERA.
Hernandez’s recent dominance of the Yankees makes the Mariners the pick in this one despite being the underdog.
FoxSheets shows us that HERNANDEZ is 22-10 (+11.2 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a winning record over the last 2 seasons. (Team’s Record) The average score was HERNANDEZ 3.8, OPPONENT 2.8 – (Rating = 0*). NFL Spreads
This FoxSheets trend favors the under: HERNANDEZ is 13-3 UNDER (+9.5 Units) when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season over the last 2 seasons. (Team’s Record) The average score was HERNANDEZ 2.8, OPPONENT 2.4 – (Rating = 1*).