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Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers

The Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Rangers Ballpark.

The Mariners will give the ball to starter Brandon Maurer in this one. Righthander Maurer is 1-2 this season with a 9.94 ERA.

Maurer's opponent in this one will be Nick Tepesech. The Rangers righthander has a 3.46 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.

Seattle lost its last outing, a 7-0 result against the Rangers on April 19. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -225 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Team records:
Seattle: 7-11 SU
Texas: 10-6 SU

Seattle most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Texas most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Seattle's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing on the road against Texas
Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games when playing Seattle
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Texas is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games when playing at home against Seattle

Next up:
Texas home to Seattle, Sunday, April 21