Houston Astros vs. Seattle Mariners: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 30, 2024

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May 30, 2024 6:11 AM
The Seattle Mariners, currently dominating the series 3-0, will look to continue their winning streak as they host the Houston Astros at T-Mobile Park on Thursday, May 30 at 4:10 PM. The Mariners, who have a strong home record of 18-10, will aim to capitalize on the Astros' struggling road record of 10-17. Expect a thrilling matchup as these division rivals face off in what promises to be an exciting game.
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Astros vs Mariners starting pitchers

  • Logan Gilbert for Seattle Mariners
  • Spencer Arrighetti for Houston Astros

Astros vs Mariners statistics

Stat Astros Mariners
Hits 492 (Tied-2nd) 408 (27th)
Batting Average .261 (1st) .224 (27th)
Runs Batted In 235 (Tied-9th) 201 (Tied-24th)
Runs 246 (Tied-10th) 209 (Tied-26th)
Home Runs 65 (Tied-5th) 61 (10th)
Walks 171 (Tied-15th) 169 (Tied-18th)
Stolen Bases 35 (13th) 34 (Tied-14th)
Strikeouts 368 (30th) 567 (1st)
Pitches 7775 (25th) 8244 (5th)

Seattle Mariners recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/29/24 vs Houston Astros W 2-1 F/10
5/28/24 vs Houston Astros W 4-2
5/27/24 vs Houston Astros W 3-2
5/26/24 @ Washington Nationals W 9-5
5/25/24 @ Washington Nationals L 3-1

Houston Astros recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/29/24 @ Seattle Mariners L 2-1 F/10
5/28/24 @ Seattle Mariners L 4-2
5/27/24 @ Seattle Mariners L 3-2
5/26/24 @ Oakland Athletics W 5-2
5/25/24 @ Oakland Athletics L 3-1

Astros vs Mariners predictions

Looking at the Houston Astros, we've got some solid predictions heading into the game against the Seattle Mariners. Jose Altuve, always a key player, looks poised to lead with strong at-bats, and I wouldn't be surprised if he finishes with a hitting average that turns heads—possibly breaking past the .300 mark if he catches a good rhythm early on. Kyle Tucker, another cornerstone of the Astros, might continue his knack for driving in runs, adding to his already impressive RBI total. On the mound, Spencer Arrighetti could be in for a tough outing given his current season performance, but if he finds his zone early and controls the ball better, he might just turn those predictions around.

Switching over to the Seattle Mariners, Julio Rodriguez is expected to keep up his explosive play. Given his track record this season and natural talent, anticipating a couple of extra-base hits from him doesn't seem far-fetched. Cal Raleigh, who's been solid behind the plate, might add a few RBIs, capitalizing on any opportunities that come his way. On the pitching side, Logan Gilbert is likely to put in some strong innings. With a commendably low ERA and a whip that suggests he's usually in control, he's the kind of starter who can really set the tone for the game.

Given the performances and potential of key players, this game looks to be in the Mariners' favor, especially with Logan Gilbert leading the charge on the mound. The Astros have some catching up to do and will rely heavily on their big hitters to make an impact. Still, considering the overall team stats and player form, the Mariners just seem to have the upper edge in this matchup. Expect them to try and capitalize on every advantage to secure a win, continuing their success in this series.

Seattle Mariners injuries

  • Taylor Dollard (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Jorge Polanco (2B): 10-Day-IL
  • Colt Emerson (SS): Day-To-Day
  • Gregory Santos (RP): 60-Day-IL
  • Jackson Kowar (RP): 60-Day-IL

Houston Astros injuries

  • Jose Fleury (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Brice Matthews (SS): Day-To-Day
  • Miguel Palma (C): Day-To-Day
  • Jairo Solis (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Dixon Machado (SS): Day-To-Day

Astros vs Mariners game info

Venue T-Mobile Park
Location Seattle, Washington
First pitch Thu 4:10 PM
Temperature 68°
Chance of Rain 25%

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