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The Texas Rangers and the Seattle Mariners will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Safeco Field.
The Rangers will trot Martin Perez out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Perez has a 7-3 record and a 3.62 ERA this season.
Perez's opponent in this one will be Felix Hernandez. The Mariners righthander has a 2.63 ERA to go along with a 12-7 record this season.
In their last action, Texas was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Mariners. Bettors on Texas at -132 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Texas has won 2 straight games.
Seattle has lost 5 straight games.
Texas: 77-55 SU
Seattle: 59-72 SU
Texas most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 8-2
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Texas is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Texas is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games
Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Seattle
Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas
Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Texas
Seattle is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Seattle is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
Texas home to Minnesota, Friday, August 30
Seattle at Houston, Thursday, August 29