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Astros vs Mariners Prediction, Odds, Betting Trends & Probable Pitchers for ALDS Game 3 MLB Playoffs

Devon Platana
Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners prediction, odds, betting trends and probable pitchers for ALDS Game 3 in MLB Playoffs.
Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners prediction, odds, betting trends and probable pitchers for ALDS Game 3 in MLB Playoffs. / AP Photo/David J. Phillip
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Astros vs Mariners Game 3 Info

2022 MLB Playoffs — ALDS Game 3 (HOU Leads 2-0)
No. 1 Houston Astros (106-56, 51-30 Away) vs. No. 5 Seattle Mariners (90-72, 46-35 Home)
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Time: 4:07 p.m. ET
Venue: T-Mobile Park — Seattle, WA
Coverage: TBS

The ALDS round of the 2022 MLB Playoffs continues on Saturday with Game 3 between the No. 1 Houston Astros and No. 5 Seattle Mariners. The Mariners actually led 2-1 up until the bottom of the sixth inning before the Astros scored three runs in the final three frames of Game 2, picking up the 4-2 victory and the 2-0 series lead.

Can the Astros complete the three-game sweep to advance to the ALCS for the sixth time in as many years? Or will the Mariners figure out a way to get their first home playoff win in over 20 years?

Astros vs Mariners Odds & Spread

All MLB Postseason betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: HOU: (-110) | SEA: (-106)
Spread: HOU: -1.5 (+162) | SEA: +1.5 (-196)
Total: 7 — Over: (-104) | Under: (-118)

The Astros enter this contest as a slight road favorite on the moneyline and spread. They are listed at -110 moneyline odds with +162 odds to cover the 1.5-run spread. The over/under on this matchup features 7 runs, which is a slight increase from Game 2's 6.5-run total.

Astros vs Mariners Prediction & Pick

The Astros are sending in Lance McCullers Jr. in hopes that he can help sweep the Mariners. McCullers has had a ton of success against his AL West rivals, going 10-3 with a 2.80 ERA in 18 career starts. Furthermore, he hasn't lost to Seattle since September 2020.

Meanwhile, the Mariners are rolling with George Kirby, who had a solid rookie season. Still, Kirby has given up nine walks and 12 runs on 22 hits over his last 19.1 innings, resulting in a 5.59 ERA. With the Astros having talented hitters like Kyle Tucker, Yordan Alvarez and Jose Altuve, it could be a short appearance for the rookie.

The Astros consistently have deep playoff runs for a reason, whereas the Mariners still have a lot of learning to do. Back Houston advancing to the ALCS here.

Final Score Prediction: Astros: 4 | Mariners: 2

Astros vs Mariners Probable Starting Pitchers

The Houston Astros will look to Lance McCullers Jr. (4-2, 2.27 ERA) in Game 3 and the Seattle Mariners hand the ball to George Kirby (8-5, 3.39 ERA).

Astros vs Mariners Betting Trends

- Houston is 9-2 straight up in its last 11 road games.
- Seattle is 1-4 straight up in its last five home games against Houston.
- The total has hit the under in five of Houston's last six road games against Seattle.
- The total has hit the over in five of Seattle's last seven games.

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Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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