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A winning streak will be on the line for the Seattle Mariners on Monday when they battle the Toronto Blue Jays at Safeco Field.
R.A. Dickey will be the starting pitcher for the Blue Jays on this day. righthander Dickey is 8-11 this season with a 4.66 ERA.
Starting this game for the Mariners will be Hisashi Iwakuma. The righthander has a 2.76 ERA to go along with a 10-4 record this season.
The Blue Jays were a 6-5 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Angels. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +115 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors.
Last time out for Seattle, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Orioles on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at +177 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Seattle has won 2 straight games.
Toronto: 51-60 SU
Seattle: 52-59 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Seattle are 2-8
After playing LA Angels are 3-7
After a win are 2-8
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 8-2
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Toronto's last 19 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games
Seattle is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing at home against Toronto
Seattle is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
Seattle home to Toronto, Tuesday, August 6