Yankees vs Mariners Odds, Trends, and Free Pick – May 27th, 2011 ]]> include($base_url . “/includes/header.htm”); ?>
The opening line for tonight’s Yankees vs Mariners game opened up at -115 (-1.5 +190) in favor of Pineda and the Mariners at Bdg Sportsbook and the total was set at 7u30. Here are some trends for tonight’s game:
Yankees are 3-7 in their last 10 vs. a team with a losing record.
Yankees are 1-4 in their last 5 during game 1 of a series.
Yankees are 1-6 in their last 7 Friday games.
Mariners are 6-1 in their last 7 home games vs. a right-handed starter.
Mariners are 6-1 in their last 7 games vs. a right-handed starter.
Mariners are 5-1 in their last 6 games following a win.
Under is 5-1 in Burnetts last 6 Friday starts.
Under is 9-2 in Burnetts last 11 starts with 5 days of rest.
Over is 4-1 in Burnetts last 5 starts during game 1 of a series.
Under is 7-2 in Mariners last 9 games following a win.
Under is 3-1-1 in Mariners last 5 Friday games.
Under is 8-3-1 in Mariners last 12 after allowing 2 runs or less in their previous game.
Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Seattle.
Yankees are 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
My Prediction: The M’s return home after a successful 5-1 road trip while the Yankees start a 9 game West Coast road trip. Seattle is now within a game of .500 and only a game and a half out of first in the A.L. West. The Yankees are tied with Boston for first in the A.L. East. Highly touted prospect Michaeal Pineda has been spectacular this year for the Mariners including at home where he’s posted a 1.65 ERA and has only walked 4 in 27 innings. A.J. Burnett is 0-2 with a 5.00 ERA on the road. The Mariners tagged Burnett for 6 runs and 12 hits in his only start last year against Seattle. Advantage goes to Pineda here as the Yankees will be seeing the 6’7″ right-hander. Seattle is on a roll and they always get their biggest crowds for the Yankees. Mariners win Game 1 of this 3-game series.