One of the best teams in the league, the Texas Rangers, travels to Seattle to take on the Mariners. Find MLB odds at Bovada sportsbook.
The Rangers (7-3) are off to a very good start to the season and have yet to lose a series with any team. Texas started the year in Houston and won two of those three games. From there, Texas came home to play their next six games, three against the Angels and three against the Rays. In both situations, the Rangers won two out of the three games. Texas then started a four game series with the Mariners in Seattle. The first game went to the Rangers, 4-3. Lance Berkman is leading the Rangers at the plate, hitting close to .400 on the season with .500 on base percentage.
The Mariners (4-7) are having a tougher time this season. The Mariners have now lost five of their last six games, with the only win coming against the Houston Astros. In their last nine games, Seattle is just 2-7. Seattle has struggled at the plate this season, with Michael Morse leading the team with just a .293 average. Joe Saunders will start for the Mariners on Saturday and is 1-1 on the season so far.
The Rangers are 5-5 against the run-line so far this season and the Mariners are 5-6 against the line.
The Rangers will win this game in Seattle. Alexi Ogando has been very impressive this season and is 2-0 on the year. I look for him to produce another quality start and get the win for the Rangers at www.sportsbookroom.com.