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A winning streak will be on the line for the Seattle Mariners on Friday when they battle the Los Angeles Angels at Safeco Field.
The Angels will give the ball to starter Garrett Richards in this one. Righthander Richards is 2-3 this season with a 4.34 ERA.
Richards's opponent in this one will be Felix Hernandez. The Mariners righthander has a 2.62 ERA to go along with a 12-6 record this season.
Los Angeles was a 3-1 loser in its last match at home against the Indians. They lost as +140 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Seattle, they were a 5-3 winner as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at +132 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Los Angeles has lost 4 straight games.
Seattle has won 2 straight games.
Los Angeles: 55-71 SU
Seattle: 59-67 SU
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 14 of LA Angels's last 20 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 6 games when playing Seattle
Seattle is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Seattle home to LA Angels, Saturday, August 24