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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Saturday when the Los Angeles Angels and the Seattle Mariners meet at Safeco Field.
The Angels will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Jered Weaver in this game. Weaver has a 3-4 record and a 3.37 ERA this season.
Weaver's opponent in this one will be Felix Hernandez. The Mariners righthander has a 2.69 ERA to go along with a 9-4 record this season.
Los Angeles was an 8-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Mariners. They lost as -128 favorites, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors.
Los Angeles: 44-47 SU
Seattle: 41-52 SU
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
LA Angels are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games on the road
LA Angels are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games
LA Angels are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing Seattle
LA Angels are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games at home
Seattle is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Seattle is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Seattle home to LA Angels, Sunday, July 14