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The Seattle Mariners and the Detroit Tigers will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Comerica Park.
Lefthander James Paxton will take the mound for the Mariners to start this game. Paxton is 2-0 this season with a 0.75 ERA.
Paxton's opponent in this one will be Doug Fister. The Tigers righthander has a 3.67 ERA to go along with a 12-9 record this season.
The Mariners were an 8-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at +160 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.
Seattle: 67-85 SU
Detroit: 88-64 SU
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle's last 8 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Seattle is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
Seattle is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Detroit is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games when playing at home against Seattle
Detroit is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Seattle
Seattle at LA Angels, Friday, September 20
Detroit home to Chi White Sox, Friday, September 20