The Detroit Tigers lead the majors in hitting with a .307 batting average, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks Tuesday, as they prepare to open up a three-game series against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field.

Sports bettors will find that the Tigers are -165 road favorites in the pro baseball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total stands at 7.5 in the market.

Let’s take a closer look at this American League matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction on the total along the way.

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