Mariners vs Giants: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 2, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 2, 2021

The Seattle Mariners and the San Francisco Giants meet on Friday at 10:10 PM ET. The Mariners are favored on the moneyline () against the underdog Giants (). Yusei Kikuchi starts for Seattle, and Johnny Cueto is San Francisco’s pick to start.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 2, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Mariners vs Giants Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

The probable pitchers for both teams have not made a start this season. Here are their stats from last season:

Kikuchi (SEA) Pitcher Cueto (SF)
2 – 4 W/L 2 – 3
47.0 IP 63.1
5.17 ERA 5.40
1.300 WHIP 1.370
9.0 K/9 8.0
3.8 BB/9 3.7

Mariners Probable Starter Yusei Kikuchi

  • Kikuchi makes his first start of the season for the Mariners.
  • The 29-year-old lefty started and threw six scoreless innings when he last appeared on Saturday, Sept. 26 against the Athletics.
  • Kikuchi’s team went 1-2 in games he appeared in when they were favored on the moneyline a season ago.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 2, 2021 at 6:04 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Giants Probable Starter Johnny Cueto

  • Cueto gets the nod for the Giants and will make his first start of the season.
  • The last time the 35-year-old pitched was on Sunday, Sept. 27 against the Padres. The righty threw 6 1/3 innings as the starter in that matchup.
  • Cueto and his team went 5-4 when he pitched and they were the moneyline underdog.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 2, 2021 at 6:04 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Mariners Stats vs Cueto

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Kyle Seager 7 .000 0 0 0 .125 .125
Tom Murphy 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Mitch Haniger 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 2.000

Mariners Betting Trends

  • Last season the Mariners had the No. 22 offense in MLB play scoring 4.2 runs per game (254 total runs).
  • The Mariners won 62.5% of the games last season they were favored on the moneyline (5-3).
  • Seattle won all five games it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -132 or shorter.
  • Seattle combined with opponents to go over the total 29 times last season for a 29-25-2 record against the over/under.

Giants Betting Trends

  • The Giants were underdogs in 40 games last season and won 17 (42.5%) of those contests.
  • San Francisco entered 33 games last season as the underdog by +114 or more and was 14-19 in those contests.
  • San Francisco and its opponents went over the total last season in 31 of their 57 opportunities.

Mariners Players to Watch

  • Kyle Seager had nine home runs and 40 runs batted in last season.
  • Seager ranked 18th in RBI among qualified hitters in MLB play.
  • Ty France hit .305 a season ago with 43 hits.

Mariners Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
J.P. Crawford 204 .255 33 2 24 .336 .674
Kyle Seager 203 .241 35 9 40 .347 .780
Evan White 182 .176 19 8 26 .252 .598
Ty France 141 .305 19 4 23 .368 .836
Dylan Moore 137 .255 26 8 17 .358 .854
José Marmolejos 107 .206 12 6 18 .261 .672
Luis Torrens 70 .257 5 1 6 .325 .696
Sam Haggerty 50 .260 7 1 6 .315 .715
Jake Fraley 26 .154 3 0 0 .241 .510

Giants Players to Watch

  • Mike Yastrzemski finished with a .297 average and 35 RBI last season.
  • Yastrzemski ranked 19th in SLG (.568), and 12th in OBP (.395) among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Brandon Belt collected 46 hits, posted an OBP of .421 and a .591 SLG.
  • Among qualified hitters, Belt ranked 15th in BA (.309), and third in OBP (.421) in the league.

Giants Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Wilmer Flores 198 .268 30 12 32 .311 .826
Tommy La Stella 196 .281 31 5 25 .370 .819
Evan Longoria 193 .254 26 7 28 .297 .722
Mike Yastrzemski 192 .297 39 10 35 .395 .963
Dónovan Solano 190 .326 22 3 29 .365 .828
Brandon Crawford 172 .256 26 8 28 .319 .784
Mauricio Dubon 157 .274 21 4 19 .337 .726
Alex Dickerson 151 .298 28 10 27 .363 .939
Brandon Belt 149 .309 25 9 30 .421 1.012
Darin Ruf 87 .276 11 5 18 .370 .887

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