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The division rival Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers are set to renew hostilities on Wednesday when they meet at Rangers Ballpark.
Felix Hernandez will be the starting pitcher for the Mariners on this day. Righthander Hernandez is 8-4 this season with a 2.70 ERA.
Hernandez's opponent in this one will be Derek Holland. The Rangers lefthander has a 3.14 ERA to go along with a 6-4 record this season.
Last time out for Seattle, they were a 9-2 winner as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at +142 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Seattle: 36-47 SU
Texas: 48-35 SU
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 2-8
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
Texas most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 8-2
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Seattle's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle's last 9 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games when playing Seattle
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
Texas is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Texas's last 18 games at home
Texas home to Seattle, Thursday, July 4