Tim Lincecum (6-3, 3.33 ERA) and J.A. Happ (3-2, 3.72 ERA) are on the hill in the second of a two-game series between the San Francisco Giants (34-31) and the Seattle Mariners (29-35) at AT&T Park. The Giants lost the last game 5-1, continuing a five-game losing streak. Action begins at 3:45 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Jun. 16 and can be seen on ROOT-NW, CSN-BAY and MLB N.

Lincecum pitched 4.2 innings in his most recent start, surrendering two runs (one unearned), striking out five and walking three in a 5-4 defeat to the Mets. Brandon Crawford (.286, 31 Rs, 9 HRs, 40 RBIs, 3 SBs) had another good game yesterday, going 2 for 4 with one run. Happ is 0-3 with a 7.63 ERA against the Giants in his career. He takes on a good San Francisco offense that's batting .269. Kyle Seager (.275, 25 Rs, 11 HRs, 36 RBIs, 1 SB) has been successful at the plate, going 2 for 4 yesterday with one run, one home run, and one RBI.

San Francisco is a -125 favorite against Seattle and the Over/Under (O/U) for this game is sitting at seven runs. The Giants have an overall money line of +53 and a record as the favorite of 16-19. Against the AL, they are unbeaten as the favorite (3-0), but have an SU record of 4-1. The Giants have seen an uptick in scoring against teams in the AL, averaging 4.8 runs per game. They average 4.0 runs per game on the season. San Francisco strikes out the least of any team in the NL, with only 6.7 per game. As for the pitchers, opposing offenses that come to AT&T Park have been stifled by the Giants, who have a team ERA of only 3.04 at home. The Giants are the fifth-best team in the NL at limiting hits during home games, allowing only 8.3 hits per game to their opponents this season.

In games where it is the underdog, Seattle has a 10-14 record and an overall money line of -1,118. Seattle has had a tough time against National League opponents, coming in winless as the underdog ({betdsi.at.nl.dog_record}). Their performance SU is a bit better, with a 1-4. Offensively, the Mariners have really sputtered in the last 10 games. They have decreased their season average of 3.4 runs per game by averaging 2.4 during that stretch. The Mariners average 4.1 runs allowed per game, but does worse whenever an NL opponent is on the schedule. They bring that runs allowed average up to 5.0 against teams from the NL.

The Mariners have the edge in the season series, 1-0. The Giants have an 8-5 record against left-handed starting pitchers on the year, which is what they'll be facing when Happ takes the mound. Lincecum (RHP) will be on the hill against the Mariners, who have a 23-28 record against right-handed starting pitchers.

Predictions: SU Winner - SF, O/U - Under


When leading after 7 innings, Seattle is 10-8, while San Francisco is 10-9.

Having scored one run in their last game, the Giants are going to have to up their game if they want to win this matchup. The Mariners have a 13-1 record in games where opponents scored that many runs or fewer.

When they are outhit, the Giants are 3-19. The Mariners have a 10-19 record when opponents outhit them.

San Francisco ranks near the bottom of the league at 21st when it comes to home runs, hitting 52 this season. Seattle ranks in the top 10 at eighth with 67.

Ranking 14th, Seattle is in the top half of the league in hits, notching 7.90 per game. San Francisco ranks in the top five at second with 9.33.

Ranking 26th, Seattle is near the bottom of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.679). San Francisco ranks in the top 10 at sixth with an OPS of .728.

The Mariners are 11-30 in games where they allow one or more home runs. The Giants are 16-20 when they allow at least one homer.