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Mariners vs Blue Jays Prediction, Odds, Betting Trends & Probable Pitchers for AL Wild Card Game 2 MLB Playoffs

Devon Platana
Seattle Mariners vs Toronto Blue Jays prediction, odds, betting trends and probable pitchers for AL Wild Card Game 2 in MLB Playoffs.
Seattle Mariners vs Toronto Blue Jays prediction, odds, betting trends and probable pitchers for AL Wild Card Game 2 in MLB Playoffs. / AP Photo/Matt Slocum
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Mariners vs Blue Jays Game 2 Info

2022 MLB Playoffs — AL Wild Card Game 2 (SEA Leads 1-0)
No. 5 Seattle Mariners vs. No. 4 Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Saturday, October 8, 2022
Time: 4:07 p.m. ET
Venue: Rogers Centre — Toronto, ON
Coverage: ESPN

The AL Wild Card round of the 2022 MLB Playoffs continues with Game 2 of the Seattle Mariners vs. Toronto Blue Jays series. The Mariners were victorious in Game 1 thanks to a three-run first inning that saw them take the lead and never look back, leading to a 4-0 victory.

If the Mariners are victorious on Saturday, they'll punch their ticket to a Division Series date with the No. 1-seeded Houston Astros. Can Seattle complete the 2-0 sweep on Saturday? Or will the Blue Jays use the hometown crowd's support to help them force Game 3?

Mariners vs Blue Jays Odds & Spread

All MLB Postseason betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: SEA: (+154) | TOR: (-184)
Spread: SEA: +1.5 (-142) | TOR: -1.5 (+118)
Total: 7.5 — Over: (-105) | Under: (-115)

The Blue Jays enter this contest as a solid home favorite on the moneyline and spread. They are listed at -184 moneyline odds with +118 odds to cover the 1.5-run spread. The over/under on this matchup features 7.5 runs, which is a slight bump from the 7-run total in Game 1.

Mariners vs Blue Jays Prediction & Pick

Robbie Ray draws the start for the Mariners against his former team, which could actually be good news for the Blue Jays. Toronto was tied for the ninth-best OPS (.754) against left-handed pitchers this season. Furthermore, Ray has surrendered eight runs on 14 hits over 11.1 innings in his last two outings, indicating that he's in a vulnerable position.

The Blue Jays' roster is too talented to be shut out again, so I expect them to start things off with a bang early on. Throw in the fact that Toronto starter Kevin Gausman has an impressive 2.33 ERA in his last four starts against the Mariners and I like the Blue Jays' chances of winning this one.

Final Score Prediction: Mariners: 2 | Blue Jays: 5

Mariners vs Blue Jays Probable Starting Pitchers

The matchup on the mound for this contest is set with the Seattle Mariners looking to Robbie Ray (12-12, 3.71 ERA) and Kevin Gausman (12-10, 3.35 ERA) taking the ball for the Toronto Blue Jays.

Mariners vs Blue Jays Betting Trends

- Seattle is 11-2 straight up in its last 13 games against the AL East.
- Toronto is 5-2 straight up in its last seven games.
- The total has hit the under in each of Seattle's last seven road games against Toronto.
- The total has hit the over in four of Toronto's last five home 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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