The Seattle Mariners are scheduled to go head-to-head with the Minnesota Twins on May 8, 2024, at Target Field starting at 7:40 PM. The forecast predicts clear skies for this matchup.

The starting pitcher for the Mariners will be George Kirby, who holds an ERA of 3.757. Meanwhile, the Twins will send Chris Paddack to the mound, whose ERA stands at 4.781.

In the current standings within the 2024 AL West Division, the Mariners are ranked sixth with a record of 16-13, a win percentage of 0.55. They hold a divisional record of 2-1, topping the division charts. Recently, they’ve been strong, winning 7 out of their last 10 matches and riding a win streak of 1. The Mariners have a 10-7 record at home and an even 6-6 on the road. They have been particularly effective during night games, with 12 wins.

Conversely, the Twins hold the eighth spot in the AL Central Division with a record of 15-13 and a win percentage of 0.54. They are fourth in their division with a smart 10-7 divisional record. Enjoying a current win streak of eight games, the Twins have won 9 of their last 10 matches. They remain balanced with a 6-6 home and 9-7 road game record.

In terms of betting, the point spread is set at 1.5, with an over/under of 7.5. The money line odds stand at -117 for the Mariners (AwayTeamMoneyLine) and -103 for the Twins (HomeTeamMoneyLine), indicating a close matchup. These odds suggest a tight and competitive game ahead, with the Mariners slightly favored.