Mariners vs. Guardians MLB Game Preview (6/18/24): Lineups, Odds, Stats & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on June 18, 2024
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Guardians vs. Mariners Preview

The Seattle Mariners are set to play against the Cleveland Guardians on June 18, at 16:40 at Progressive Field, Cleveland. The game, airing on BSGL, features the Mariners with a money line of +105 and the Guardians at -124. Weather forecast predicts light rain with a high of 88°F. This MLB betting preview provides key insights for fans and bettors ahead of this anticipated matchup.

Mariners vs. Guardians Pregame Odds For June 18

For MLB betting enthusiasts, the upcoming game between the Seattle Mariners and Cleveland Guardians at Progressive Field in Cleveland presents various betting lines across major Ohio sportsbooks. With moneyline odds slightly favoring the Guardians, bettors have opportunities to place wagers on the favored team. The over/under for the game is consistently set at 8.5, according to current MLB odds, indicating expectations for a moderate scoring game.

  • Bet365: Guardians -125, Mariners +105, over/under 8.5
  • BetMGM: Guardians -125, Mariners +105, over/under 8.5
  • Caesars: Guardians -120, Mariners +100, over/under 8.5
  • BetRivers: Guardians -124, Mariners +106, over/under 8.5

Odds are subject to change for Mariners vs. Guardians

Mariners vs. Guardians projected starting lineups

Mariners starting lineup Tuesday

  1. SS J.P. Crawford (L)
  2. 3B Josh Rojas (L)
  3. CF Julio Rodríguez (R)
  4. C Cal Raleigh (S)
  5. DH Mitch Haniger (R)
  6. LF Luke Raley (L)
  7. RF Dominic Canzone (L)
  8. 1B Tyler Locklear (R)
  9. 2B Ryan Bliss (R)

Guardians starting lineup Tuesday

  1. DH Steven Kwan (L)
  2. 2B Andrés Giménez (L)
  3. LF David Fry (R)
  4. 1B Josh Naylor (L)
  5. CF Tyler Freeman (R)
  6. RF Will Brennan (L)
  7. 3B Daniel Schneemann (L)
  8. C Bo Naylor (L)
  9. SS Brayan Rocchio (S)

Mariners vs. Guardians Probable Starting Pitchers For June 18

(SEA) Bryce Miller (R)5-53.480.9824.87.4
(CLE) Triston McKenzie (R)3-34.101.412212.8

Mariners vs. Guardians Injuries For Tuesday

Seattle Mariners: 

  • Jorge Polanco (2B) – Out with right hamstring tightness, expected return in mid-June.
  • Ty France (1B) – Out with a right heel fracture, expected return in late June.
  • Gabe Speier (RP) – Out with a left rotator cuff strain, expected return in late July.
  • Sam Haggerty (LF) – Out for the season with a right Achilles tear.
  • Gregory Santos (RP) – Out with a right lat strain, expected return in early July.

Cleveland Guardians: 

  • José Ramírez (3B) – Out on paternity list.
  • Shane Bieber (SP) – Out for the season with Tommy John surgery recovery.
  • Trevor Stephan (RP) – Out for the season with a UCL injury.
  • James Karinchak (RP) – Out with right shoulder inflammation, return date not specified.
  • Eli Morgan (RP) – Out with right elbow inflammation, expected return in early July.

Seattle Mariners Team Stats

The Seattle Mariners lead the AL West with a record of 43-31. They are currently on a 3-game winning streak, showcasing their strength in recent matchups. Key stats for the Mariners include:

  • Runs per game: 3.9
  • Team average: .221
  • Team home runs: 81
  • Team Stolen bases: 51
  • Team ERA: 3.42
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 624

Cleveland Guardians Team Stats

Leading the AL Central, the Cleveland Guardians have secured 44 wins against 25 losses. Despite a recent 2-game losing streak, their season performance remains strong. Key season stats for the Guardians are:

  • Runs per game: 4.9
  • Team average: .242
  • Team home runs: 76
  • Team Stolen bases: 61
  • Team ERA: 3.48
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 617

With both teams set to face off at Progressive Field, Cleveland, MLB betting enthusiasts are closely watching the odds, analyzing the Mariners’ recent shutdown performance against the Rangers and the Guardians’ robust batting against the Blue Jays. This matchup at Progressive Field is a key focus for MLB followers.

Seattle Mariners vs. Cleveland Guardians Player Stats

In the spotlight for the upcoming MLB matchup at Progressive Field, Cleveland, Logan Gilbert showcased a stellar performance against the Texas Rangers, pitching eight shutout innings with nine strikeouts, a key highlight for bettors considering his season ERA of 2.93 and WHIP of 0.92. On the Cleveland Guardians’ side, José Ramírez continues to be a central figure, leading in batting average (.269), home runs (18), RBIs (62), runs (51), and stolen bases (11), making him a crucial player for MLB betting odds.

Mariners Leaders Ahead of Tonight’s Game

Seattle Mariners’ stats reflect strong performances, with Julio Rodríguez and Cal Raleigh standing out. Rodríguez leads in batting average (.268), runs (36), and stolen bases (16), while Raleigh dominates with 12 home runs and 43 RBIs, important figures for those tracking MLB odds.

  • AVG Leader: Julio Rodríguez .268
  • HR Leader: Cal Raleigh 12
  • RBI Leader: Cal Raleigh 43
  • Runs Leader: Julio Rodríguez 36
  • SB Leader: Julio Rodríguez 16

Guardians Leaders Ahead of Tonight’s Game

For the Cleveland Guardians, José Ramírez is the standout player, topping the charts in batting average, home runs, RBIs, runs, and stolen bases. His comprehensive impact makes him a focal point for MLB betting strategies at Progressive Field, Cleveland.

  • AVG Leader: José Ramírez .269
  • HR Leader: José Ramírez 18
  • RBI Leader: José Ramírez 62
  • Runs Leader: José Ramírez 51
  • SB Leader: José Ramírez 11
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