The Texas Rangers will visit the Seattle Mariners on Saturday, September 30th, in the second game of a three-game set. The Rangers enter with an 89-71 record and are in first place in the AL West, while the Mariners are 87-73 and third in the AL West. Texas has won eight of the eleven meetings between the two teams this season.
Rangers vs. Mariners Betting Odds
|Texas Rangers||+1.5 (-205)||Over 7.5 (-110)||+116|
|Seattle Mariners||-1.5 (+168)||Under 7.5 (-110)||-134|
Fixture: Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners
Date & Time: Saturday, September 30th, 7:15 p.m. ET
Venue: T-Mobile Park, Seattle, Washington
Andrew Heaney will get the start for the Texas Rangers. He is 10-6 with a 4.28 ERA in 33 appearances, 27 of which were starts, this season. Heaney has allowed 68 earned runs in 143.0 innings pitched while striking out 149 batters. He is 0-1 with a 4.15 ERA in four appearances, two of which were starts, against the Mariners this season. Heaney has allowed six earned runs in 13.0 innings pitched while striking out 16 batters.
The Seattle Mariners will give the ball to Luis Castillo. He is 14-8 with a 3.20 ERA in 32 starts this season. Castillo has allowed 69 earned runs in 194.1 innings of work while striking out 215 batters. He is 0-2 with a 3.00 ERA in two starts against the Rangers this season. Castillo has allowed four earned runs in 12.0 innings pitched while striking out 15 batters.
Rangers vs. Mariners Prediction
Seattle Mariners starter Luis Castillo has been among the best pitchers in the American League this season. Castillo ranks fifth in the AL in wins, fifth in ERA and fourth in strikeouts. Look for him to continue to pitch well as the Mariners beat the Texas Rangers by at least two runs to stay alive in the postseason race.