The Houston Astros Host the Seattle Mariners in Game 1 of the ALDS
Seattle Mariners (90-72, second in the AL West during the regular season) vs. Houston Astros (106-56, first in the AL West during the regular season)
Houston; Tuesday, 3:37 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Logan Gilbert (13-6, 3.20 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 174 strikeouts); Astros: Justin Verlander (18-4, 1.75 ERA, .83 WHIP, 185 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Astros -222, Mariners +184; over/under is 6 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Houston Astros take on the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday in Game 1 of the ALDS.
Houston has a 106-56 record overall and a 55-26 record at home. The Astros have the fifth-best team slugging percentage in MLB play at .423.
Seattle is 44-37 on the road and 90-72 overall. The Mariners are 61-10 in games when they scored five or more runs.
The teams meet Tuesday for the 20th time this season. The Astros lead the season series 12-7.
TOP PERFORMERS: Yordan Alvarez has 29 doubles, two triples and 37 home runs for the Astros. Jeremy Pena is 11-for-31 with a double, a triple and three home runs over the past 10 games.
Eugenio Suarez leads the Mariners with 57 extra base hits (24 doubles, two triples and 31 home runs). Mitch Haniger is 10-for-33 with two doubles, four home runs and seven RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 7-3, .282 batting average, 2.61 ERA, outscored opponents by 16 runs
Mariners: 8-2, .270 batting average, 4.35 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
INJURIES: Astros: Michael Brantley: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Jason Castro: 60-Day IL (knee), Josh James: 60-Day IL (lat)
Mariners: Jesse Winker: 10-Day IL (neck), Sam Haggerty: 10-Day IL (groin), Julio Rodriguez: 10-Day IL (back), Ryan Borucki: 15-Day IL (forearm), Tom Murphy: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Casey Sadler: 60-Day IL (shoulder).