Mariners vs Astros Pick and Predictions 05/04/2022

Last updated May 4, 2022

7:00 AM ET May 4
Mariners vs Astros
When: Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 2 PM ET
Venue:Minute Maid Park, Houston, TX

Despite making several moves during the off-season, the Seattle Mariners are still at 12-12 this season. They will send off right-hander Matt Brash to face Houston. In his last start, the right-hander allowed six runs on seven hits and three walks in two innings.

The Houston Astros are starting to find their way in the American League so far this season. They are currently at a 13-11 record and will be sending off Justin Verlander to face Seattle. Verlander was able to throw seven innings and allow one run on four hits with eight strikeouts in his last start.

The first game of the series between the two teams yielded the Astros as the winner, 4-0.

Mariners vs Astros

The Pick: Astros at -195
Team: Mariners Astros
Spread: +1.5-1.5
Money Line: +165-195
Over/Under (O/U): o7.5u7.5

Why bet on Mariners?
✅ Seattle is 3rd in AL West with a 12-12 record
✅ Ty France leads the team with 5 home runs and J.P. Crawford bats at .357
✅ Seattle has an ATS record of 14-10

Why bet on Astros?
✅ Houston is 2nd in AL West with a 13-11 record
✅ Yordan Alvarez leads the team with 8 home runs while having a 1.014 OPS
✅ Houston has a money line coverage record of 13-11


The Seattle Mariners are currently seventh in the league in team offensive production with a .715 team OPS. They have been led by shortstop J.P. Crawford, who is currently hitting .255 with two home runs and seven RBIs scored against Houston.

The team as a whole is averaging 4.43 runs per game this season, which ranks them 10th in the league. Their pitching staff is also performing well, with a 3.27 team ERA.



Despite having a good offensive team, the Houston Astros are not doing as well as expected so far this season. They are currently 17th in the league with a .663 team OPS, but they are only getting on track with a .288 batting average as a group. One of the main reasons why the team is doing well this season has been the performance of Yordan Alvarez, who is currently having a .975 OPS with seven home runs and 13 RBIs.

The Houston offense is only producing around 3.70 runs per game, which is 22nd in the league. Their pitching staff is 13th in the league with a 3.44 team ERA.

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Jake Williams
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