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April 12, 2:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers Odds

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

Seattle puts its faith in starter Jason Vargas to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 1-0. Getting the ball for the Rangers is Derek Holland, who owns a 0-0 record on the season with a 4.50 ERA.

View Seattle vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Rangers as -230 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 9.5.

Power Rankings:
The Rangers sit at No. 12 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Mariners sit at an American League No. 14 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Texas' American League No. 5-ranked scoring average of 4.3 runs per game, against a Mariners offense rated No. 8 and scoring 4 runs per game in the league. The Rangers have averaged 8.2 hits per game to date this season, less than the Mariners hitters have managed (9.1 per nine innings).

Defensively, Seattle features the American League's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.3 runs per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the American League at home, scoring 4.3 runs per game.

In their last action, Seattle was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Seattle at +190 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Mariners enjoyed a 4-3 victory at the expense of the Rangers on Wednesday, with Kevin Millwood throwing 6 innings of 4-hit ball at Rangers Ballpark.

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing Seattle are 8-2
After a loss are 9-1

A few Mariners at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Seattle's last 10 games
Seattle is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Texas
Seattle is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Texas
Texas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas' last 7 games at home
Texas is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games

Next up:
Seattle home to Oakland, Friday, April 13
Texas at Minnesota, Friday, April 13

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