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The fans at Rangers Ballpark will be treated to a game between the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers when they take their seats on Saturday.
Felix Hernandez will be the starting pitcher for the Mariners on this day. Righthander Hernandez is 12-5 this season with a 2.28 ERA.
It'll be Martin Perez toeing the rubber for the Rangers in this contest. Lefthander Perez is 5-3 with a 3.44 ERA so far this season.
The Mariners were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at +167 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Seattle: 56-65 SU
Texas: 70-52 SU
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Texas most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Seattle are 7-3
After playing Seattle are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle's last 9 games
Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle's last 9 games on the road
Texas is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games at home
Texas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Texas home to Seattle, Sunday, August 18