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Giants vs Mariners MLB Opening Day Predictions April 1, 2021

MLB Picks and Predictions for this Opening Day April 1, 2021 baseball game between San Francisco Giants vs Seattle Mariners


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MLB Opening Day is here and I got your Free Picks and Predictions on this game between the San Francisco Giants vs Seattle Mariners. The DraftKings MLB Odds have the Mariners as a -110 favorites and the over/under at 8.5 total runs.

The betting public have their 58% of their money on the Giants as the road favorite.

Last season the Giants and the Mariners played each other four times, with San Francisco sweeping the board and winning all four games, but Seattle won both their matches this year during the pre-season.

Last season the Giants finished third in the NL West Division, behind the Dodgers and Padres with a 29-31 record. The Giants went 10-17 on the road in 2020. San Francisco hit .263 as a team last season and hit 81 total home runs. San Fran will have their lineup stacked with right-handed bats including Donovan Solano, Evan Longoria, Wilmer Flores and Austin Slater, who helped the club post an .838 OPS against left-handed pitchers last season, which ranked fourth in the Majors. Kevin Gausman will take the mound for San Fran. He has one of the best splitter in baseball and he’s 1-2 when starting against the Mariners with an ERA of 2.75 and a WHIP of 1.194.Buster Posey will return this season and make a significant impact behind the plate after missing the 2020 season.

San Francisco is 6-1 straight up in their last 7 games against Seattle and the total has gone over in 16 of the Giants last 20 games against an opponent in the American League West Division.

Seattle comes into this game finishing third in the AL West Division last season with a 27-33 record. The Mariners will be without their starting center fielder and cleanup hitter for at least this game. Marco Gonzalez will take the mound for Seattle. He’ll get the start for the third straight regular-season opener. The left-hander had just two starts against the Giants in his career, when he threw 6 1/3 innings and gave up three runs, including two homers, in a 6-4 Seattle win. He’s 1-1 overall when starting against the Giants with an ERA of 6.75 and a WHIP of 1.595.

Seattle is 1-4 straight up in their last 5 games against an opponent in the National League and the total has gone over in 10 of the Mariners last 13 games against an opponent in the National League West Division. In this Giants vs Mariners Thursday Night game, were rolling with the over 8.5 runs at the -105 price.

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