Mariners Vs Nationals: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 12, 2022

Written By Staff on July 11, 2022

The Seattle Mariners (45-42) and the Washington Nationals (30-58) square off for the first of a two-game series on Tuesday at Nationals Park, beginning at 7:05 PM ET. The Mariners are coming off a 3-1 series win over the Blue Jays, and the Nationals head into the matchup following a 0-3 series loss to the Braves. Chris Flexen starts for Seattle (-110 to win) while Washington (-109) will counter with Josiah Gray.

The betting trends in this article reference odds valid as of July 12, 2022 at 5:39 PM ET.

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Mariners vs Nationals Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Flexen (SEA) Pitcher Gray (WSH)
4 – 8 W/L 7 – 5
90.0 IP 87.0
4.00 ERA 4.14
1.400 WHIP 1.241
6.6 K/9 10.2
3.2 BB/9 3.7

Mariners Probable Starter Chris Flexen

  • Flexen gets the start for the Mariners, his 16th of the season. He is 4-8 with a 4.00 ERA and 66 strikeouts through 90 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent outing on Monday, July 4 against the San Diego Padres, the righty went 6 2/3 scoreless innings while surrendering four hits.
  • In 16 games this season, the 28-year-old has amassed an ERA of 4.00, with 6.6 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .266 against him.
  • Flexen is aiming to record his third quality start in a row in this matchup.
  • He will face off against a Nationals offense that ranks ninth in MLB with 734 total hits (on a .249 batting average). The squad also slugs a collective .375 (26th in MLB) with 68 total home runs (27th in MLB).
  • The 28-year-old’s 4.00 ERA ranks 43rd, 1.400 WHIP ranks 58th, and 6.6 K/9 ranks 52nd among qualifying pitchers this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 12, 2022 at 5:39 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Nationals Stats vs Flexen

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
César Hernández 9 .444 4 0 1 .444 .888
Nelson Cruz 7 .571 4 0 1 .556 1.127
Maikel Franco 5 .200 1 1 3 .200 1.000

Nationals Probable Starter Josiah Gray

  • The Nationals’ Gray (7-5) will make his 18th start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday, when he gave up two earned runs and allowed four hits in 6 2/3 innings against the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • The 24-year-old has pitched to a 4.14 ERA this season with 10.2 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3.7 walks per nine across 16 games.
  • In 17 starts this season, he’s earned a quality start in six of them.
  • The Mariners rank 24th in MLB with 354 runs scored this season. They have a .235 batting average this campaign with 93 home runs (14th in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 12, 2022 at 5:39 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Mariners Stats vs Gray

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS

Mariners Betting Trends

  • The Mariners have been the moneyline favorite 35 total times this season. They’ve finished 22-13 in those games.
  • In games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -110 or shorter, Seattle has a 22-13 record (winning 62.9% of its games).
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Mariners’ implied win probability is 52.4%.
  • Seattle has had an over/under set by oddsmakers 87 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 40 of those games (40-44-3).
  • The Mariners have a 45-42-0 record against the spread this season (covering 51.7% of the time).
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Nationals Betting Trends

  • The Nationals have entered the game as underdogs 74 times this season and won 23, or 31.1%, of those games.
  • Washington has a record of 23-51 in games where sportsbooks have them as underogs of at least -109 on the moneyline.
  • The Nationals have a 52.2% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Washington’s games have gone over the total in 42 of their 88 chances.
  • In 88 games with a spread this season, the Nationals are 37-51-0 ATS.

Mariners Players to Watch

  • Julio Rodriguez has 90 hits with a .480 slugging percentage, both team-high stats for the Mariners. He’s hitting .277 with 17 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs and 25 walks.
  • Among the qualifying batters in MLB action, Rodriguez ranks 41st in batting average, 64th in on-base percentage, and 33rd in slugging.
  • Ty France’s .379 OBP leads his team, and he has 15 doubles, 10 home runs and 21 walks while hitting .306.
  • France currently ranks 13th in batting average, 16th in on base percentage, and 45th in slugging among qualifying hitters.
  • J.P. Crawford has 16 doubles, two triples, five home runs and 31 walks while batting .266.
  • Eugenio Suarez has 17 doubles, a triple, 15 home runs and 42 walks while hitting .242.

Mariners Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Julio Rodriguez 325 .277 50 15 44 .337 .817
Eugenio Suárez 318 .242 41 15 44 .336 .779
Adam Frazier 311 .222 33 2 21 .287 .576
J.P. Crawford 293 .266 39 5 24 .345 .731
Ty France 291 .306 32 10 45 .379 .839
Jesse Winker 279 .226 26 6 33 .341 .678
Abraham Toro 228 .180 25 7 22 .234 .559
Carlos Santana 215 .228 26 7 27 .359 .736
Cal Raleigh 176 .199 18 11 31 .269 .724
Dylan Moore 123 .187 23 5 16 .344 .718

Nationals Players to Watch

  • Juan Soto leads Washington in OBP (.398) this season, fueled by 71 hits.
  • Of all the qualified hitters in the majors, Soto ranks 94th in batting average, fifth in on-base percentage and 35th in slugging percentage.
  • Josh Bell leads Washington with 97 hits and a team-best slugging percentage of .494.
  • Bell’s batting average is 11th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage places him eighth, and he is 21st in slugging.
  • Nelson Cruz has 71 hits this season and has a slash line of .241/.326/.363.
  • Cesar Hernandez has no home runs, but 19 RBI and a batting average of .241 this season.

Nationals Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
César Hernández 348 .241 42 0 19 .301 .606
Josh Bell 316 .307 44 12 47 .389 .883
Maikel Franco 306 .235 25 7 35 .264 .617
Nelson Cruz 295 .241 39 8 47 .326 .689
Juan Soto 292 .243 52 17 37 .398 .871
Keibert Ruiz 247 .255 21 3 19 .315 .671
Lane Thomas 245 .220 30 9 33 .276 .660
Yadiel Hernandez 222 .275 21 6 33 .318 .741
Victor Robles 190 .232 24 1 20 .303 .598
Luis Garcia 141 .298 12 2 14 .310 .743

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