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The Seattle Mariners will be trying to extend a winning streak on Friday when they take on the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field.
Brandon Maurer will be the starting pitcher for the Mariners on this day. Righthander Maurer is 2-5 this season with a 5.97 ERA.
The Indians will counter Maurer with Ubaldo Jimenez. Righthander Jimenez has a 5.55 ERA to go along with a 3-2 record this season.
The Mariners were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at +177 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
In their last action, Cleveland was a 10-4 winner on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on Cleveland at +150 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (14) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Seattle has won 2 straight games.
Seattle: 20-21 SU
Cleveland: 22-17 SU
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Seattle is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Seattle's last 12 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
Cleveland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games at home
Cleveland home to Seattle, Saturday, May 18