MLB Preview: Seattle Mariners vs. Chicago White Sox

by Dirty on July 29, 2010

Chicago White Sox Betting The fans at U.S. Cellular Field will be treated to a game between the Seattle Mariners and the Chicago White Sox when they take their seats on Thursday.

The Mariners will give the ball to starter David Pauley in this one. Righthander Pauley is 0-2 this season with a 2.70 ERA.

Pauley’s opponent in this one will be Freddy Garcia. The White Sox righthander has a 4.74 ERA to go along with a 9-4 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the White Sox listed as 167-moneyline favorites versus the Mariners, while the game’s total is sitting at 9.

Gordon Beckham hit a two-run homer in helping the White Sox defeat the Mariners 6-5 on Wednesday, as -170 favorites. The White Sox won that game as -170 favorites, and the 11 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

Matt Thornton pitched the win in relief for the White Sox, and Bobby Jenks collected his 21st save.

Jamey Wright gave up the winning run in relief, and was saddled with the Mariners loss.

Current streak:
Seattle has lost 3 straight games.
Chicago has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Seattle: 39-63 SU
Chicago: 56-44 SU

Seattle most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
Seattle is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games
Seattle is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Seattle is 1-8 SU in their last 9 games when playing Chi White Sox
Seattle is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home
Chi White Sox are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
Chi White Sox are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing Seattle
Chi White Sox are 15-6 SU in their last 21 games

Next up:
Seattle at Minnesota, Friday, July 30
Chi White Sox home to Oakland, Friday, July 30

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