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Mariners open as moneyline underdog vs Rangers

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Aug 10, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers Odds

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The Texas Rangers battle the visiting Seattle Mariners on Wednesday in MLB betting action at Rangers Ballpark.

Derek Holland gets the call for the Texas Rangers and he will try to build on a 10-4 mark. In the other dugout, Jason Vargas brings a 6-10 ledger to the game for the Mariners as he tries to quiet the Rangers bats.

View Seattle vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Texas opened as -205 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 9.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 11-rated Mariners taking on the American League's No. 3-rated Rangers in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Texas' American League No. 3-ranked scoring average of 5.1 runs per game, against a Mariners offense rated No. 14 and scoring 3.3 runs per game in the league. The Rangers have averaged 9.7 hits per game to date this season, more than the Mariners hitters have managed (7.6 per nine innings).

Defensively, Seattle features the American League's No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.1 runs per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the American League at home, scoring 6.1 runs per game.

Last time out for Seattle, they were a 7-6 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -182 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Mariners were saddled with a loss last time out in Michael Pineda's start, as they lost 7-6 against Texas on Tuesday at Rangers Ballpark.

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 3-7
After playing Texas are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few Mariners at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing on the road against Texas
Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Seattle is 2-17 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Seattle is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Seattle
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Seattle home to Boston, Friday, August 12
Texas at Oakland, Friday, August 12

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