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The Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers will meet on the field at Rangers Ballpark on Friday in a battle of division rivals.
The Mariners will give the ball to starter Hisashi Iwakuma in this one. Righthander Iwakuma is 10-6 this season with a 3.02 ERA.
Meanwhile, it'll be Derek Holland who starts for the Rangers. Lefthander Holland is 9-6 with a 3.07 ERA so far this season.
Seattle was a 7-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Rays. They lost as +188 underdogs, while the total score of 8 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Texas was a 5-4 winner in its last match at home against the Brewers. They won as -220 favorites, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.
Seattle has lost 2 straight games.
Seattle: 55-65 SU
Texas: 70-51 SU
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Texas most recently:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Seattle are 7-3
After playing Milwaukee are 7-2
After a win are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing Texas
Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Texas is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 8 games at home
Texas is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Seattle
Texas home to Seattle, Saturday, August 17