Blue Jays Vs Mariners: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 13, 2021

Written By Staff on August 13, 2021

A pair of baseball’s most productive sluggers face off when the Toronto Blue Jays (62-52) and the Seattle Mariners (61-55) play at 10:10 PM ET on Friday at T-Mobile Park. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has 35 homers (second in league) for the Blue Jays, and Mitch Haniger ranks sixth with 26 long balls for the Mariners. Robbie Ray starts for Toronto (-165 to win), and Chris Flexen is Seattle’s (+145) choice to start.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of August 13, 2021, 1:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Blue Jays vs Mariners Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Ray (TOR) Pitcher Flexen (SEA)
9 – 5 W/L 10 – 5
130.1 IP 120.1
2.90 ERA 3.81
1.070 WHIP 1.280
11.0 K/9 6.1
2.4 BB/9 1.9

Blue Jays Probable Starter Robbie Ray

  • Ray (9-5) is trying for his 10th win when he gets the starting nod for the Blue Jays in his 23rd start of the season. He’s put together a 2.90 ERA in 130 1/3 innings pitched, with 159 strikeouts.
  • In his most recent time out on Saturday, the lefty tossed six scoreless innings against the Red Sox while surrendering two hits.
  • He will take the mound against a Mariners offense that ranks 29th in the league with 838 total hits (on a .221 batting average). The squad also slugs a collective .380 (26th in the league) with 143 total home runs (13th in MLB action).
  • The Blue Jays are 11-5 in Ray’s 16 starts this season with Toronto as the moneyline favorite.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 13, 2021 at 1:18 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Mariners Stats vs Ray

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Kyle Seager 11 .000 0 0 1 .000 .000
Ty France 10 .500 5 2 5 .545 1.745
Luis Torrens 8 .250 2 0 1 .250 .625
Tom Murphy 5 .400 2 0 0 .500 .900
Mitch Haniger 4 .750 3 1 1 .833 2.333
Dylan Moore 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Abraham Toro 2 1.000 2 1 2 1.000 3.500
Jake Fraley 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
J.P. Crawford 2 .500 1 0 0 .667 1.167

Mariners Probable Starter Chris Flexen

  • The Mariners will send Flexen (10-5) to the mound for his 22nd start this season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Saturday, when he gave up three earned runs and allowed eight hits in five innings against the Yankees.
  • The Blue Jays rank fourth in MLB with 591 runs scored this season. They have a .265 batting average this campaign with 173 home runs (second in the league).
  • His team has won 64.7% of his starts when they are underdogs on the moneyline (11-6).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 13, 2021 at 1:18 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Blue Jays Stats vs Flexen

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
George Springer 5 .400 2 1 1 .500 1.500
Bo Bichette 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Randal Grichuk 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Marcus Semien 3 .333 1 0 2 .333 1.000
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 2 1.000 2 0 0 1.000 2.500
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.500
Reese McGuire 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Teoscar Hernández 2 .500 1 0 0 .667 1.167

Blue Jays Betting Trends

  • The Blue Jays score an average of 4.7 runs per road game compared to 5.7 per contest at home.
  • The Blue Jays are the fourth-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 5.2 runs per game (591 total).
  • The Blue Jays have won 40 of the 70 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (57.1%).
  • Toronto has a 23-12 record (winning 65.7% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -165 or shorter.
  • Toronto has had an over/under set by bookmakers 114 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 53 of those games (53-59-2).
  • Toronto played as the moneyline favorite for each of its last 10 games, and went 7-3 in those matchups.
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Mariners Betting Trends

  • The Mariners have scored the 20th-most runs in the league this season with 483 (4.2 per game).
  • In home games this season, they have scored a total of 233 runs (3.9 per game) while plating 250 total away from T-Mobile Park, an average of 4.4 per contest.
  • The Mariners have entered the game as underdogs 89 times this season and won 49, or 55.1%, of those games.
  • Seattle is 17-17 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +145 or more on the moneyline.
  • Seattle and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 55 of their 115 opportunities.
  • In seven games over the last 10 matchups when set as the underdog by oddsmakers, Seattle has a record of 3-4.

Blue Jays Players to Watch

  • Guerrero paces the Blue Jays with 35 home runs and 88 runs batted in, while putting up a team-high batting average of .311.
  • Guerrero ranks fifth in hits (129), second in HR (35), first in RBI (88), ninth in AVG (.311), and second in OBP (.399) among the qualifying batters in baseball.
  • Marcus Semien is batting .276 with 33 doubles, two triples, 26 home runs and 47 walks.
  • Semien ranks eighth in hits (125), sixth in HR (26), 19th in RBI (69), and first in SLG (.530) among qualifying batters in MLB play.

Blue Jays Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Marcus Semien 453 .276 85 26 69 .343 .873
Bo Bichette 445 .292 87 20 77 .341 .815
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 415 .311 87 35 88 .399 1.016
Randal Grichuk 401 .252 48 19 70 .285 .731
Teoscar Hernández 368 .304 55 18 78 .346 .849
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 360 .267 43 14 49 .298 .740
Corey Dickerson 204 .260 27 2 14 .321 .698
George Springer 176 .278 40 16 35 .363 .994
Santiago Espinal 159 .289 21 2 14 .343 .733
Reese McGuire 157 .268 21 1 8 .327 .696

Mariners Players to Watch

  • Haniger leads Seattle with 26 home runs this season. He’s batting .257 with 66 RBI.
  • Haniger ranks sixth in HR among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Ty France has 112 hits and an OBP of .356 to go with a slugging percentage of .429 this season.
  • France’s .429 SLG ranks 23rd among all qualified batters in the league.

Mariners Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Mitch Haniger 440 .257 76 26 66 .312 .796
J.P. Crawford 428 .271 59 6 36 .333 .704
Kyle Seager 428 .217 48 25 72 .289 .728
Ty France 396 .283 55 11 49 .356 .785
Dylan Moore 261 .184 31 10 36 .277 .622
Luis Torrens 216 .208 26 12 26 .277 .694
Tom Murphy 197 .198 26 8 21 .289 .649
Jarred Kelenic 173 .145 17 5 18 .232 .492
Jake Fraley 141 .227 21 8 27 .385 .803
Jake Bauers 131 .229 12 1 8 .289 .556

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