The Pittsburgh Pirates (25-24) and Seattle Mariners (26-24) open a 3-game series in Emerald City on Friday. First pitch from T-Mobile Park is slated for 10:10 p.m. ET. Let's analyze BetMGM Sportsbook's lines around the Pirates vs. Mariners odds'and make our expert'MLB picks and predictions'for the best bets.
Season series: first meeting since 2019
Pittsburgh begins a 6-game west coast road trip Friday.' The Pirates have lost 4 of their last 5 games while scoring just 3 runs per game over that stretch.
The Mariners started a 10-game homestand on Monday with a 4-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics. Seattle held Oakland to 2 runs or fewer in all 4 games.