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The Seattle Mariners and the Cleveland Indians will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Progressive Field.
Righthander Felix Hernandez will take the mound for the Mariners to start this game. Hernandez is 5-2 this season with a 1.53 ERA.
Hernandez's opponent in this one will be Justin Masterson. The Indians righthander has a 3.14 ERA to go along with a 6-2 record this season.
Last time out for Seattle, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at -152 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Seattle has lost 2 straight games.
Cleveland has won 3 straight games.
Seattle: 20-23 SU
Cleveland: 24-17 SU
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Seattle are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Seattle's last 8 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Seattle is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Cleveland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cleveland's last 8 games when playing at home against Seattle
Cleveland is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
Cleveland home to Seattle, Monday, May 20