On the evening of May 29, 2024, at 9:40 pm, the Houston Astros are set to compete against the Seattle Mariners at T-Mobile Park. Light rain is expected during the matchup. Ace pitcher Justin Verlander will take the mound for the Astros, entering with a solid 3.600 ERA, while George Kirby, who has a 4.332 ERA, will represent the Mariners.

In the current 2024 AL West Division standings, the Astros find themselves in 12th place, sporting a record of 24-31, which reflects a .440 winning percentage. They have garnered a third-place standing in the division with a 12-10 record. Recently, the Astros have been struggling slightly, winning just 4 out of their last 10 games and currently on a two-game losing streak. They have a home record of 14-15 and a less favorable road performance at 10-16.

Conversely, the Mariners rank 6th in their division with a more encouraging record of 30-26, translating to a .540 winning percentage. Marking the top in their division, they have an impressive 8-3 record against divisional opponents. The team is currently on a three-game win streak and has won half of their last 10 games. Their home performance is notably strong at 17-10, while they struggle slightly more on the road with a 13-16 record.

Examining the odds for this game, the Mariners are moderately favored. The point spread is set at 1.5, and the Over/Under for total runs scored is projected at 7.0. Bettors looking at the money line will find the Astros listed at -105, indicating slight underdog status, whereas the Mariners are slightly more favored at -113. These odds suggest a closely contested game, likely influenced by the pitchers’ performances and recent team forms.