Mariners at Astros 6/6/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions

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Last Updated: 08/06/2019 at 4:17 PM ET

Mariners at Astros 6/6/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions

In the AL West the teams on top of the division are going to be battling here. The Astros and the Mariners are definitely a couple of teams that are shocking a lot of the fans. With the Astros the shock comes from the fact the team is not sitting in first place, but for the Mariners the shock comes from the fact the team is sitting in first place of the division and have a tremendous record that is well over the five hundred mark.

The Mariners on the season have been able to score a total of 255 runs on the year and have been hitting at a clip of .257. With the Mariners the pitching staff has done decent as well with a team ERA that sits at the 3.82 nark.

For the Astros the team has been able to come into the game with a total of 301 runs being scored on the season. What is really nice for the Astros is the fact the team has been able to hit at a clip of .256 on the season. The Astros team ERA is sitting at 2.82 or the tops in the majors. Wade LeBlanc is the pitcher taking the mound for the Mariners. On the season so far LeBlanc has been able to go out and throw a total of 45 innings while striking out 35 batters on the season. LeBlanc has also posted a 1-0 record and have an ERA that sits at 2.60.

With the Astros they are countering with Lance McCullers Jr. McCullers on the season has a total of 69.1 innings under his belt with a total of 72 strikeouts. He has posted a 7-3 record with a 3.89 ERA on the year.

The Astros pitching staff is quite a bit better than the Mariners. However, the Mariners are a team that has managed to have some good offensive production on the season and has been competitive with the Astros. The difference is the experience McCullers will bring to the mound as a starter when compared to LeBlanc. McCullers will lead the Astros to pick up a close pitchers duel win. Final Score Prediction, Houston Astros win but don't cover the run line 4-3.

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