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The Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers will meet on the field at Rangers Ballpark on Tuesday in a battle of division rivals.
The Mariners will give the ball to starter Joe Saunders in this one. Lefthander Saunders is 5-8 this season with a 4.98 ERA.
Saunders's opponent in this one will be Justin Grimm. The Rangers righthander has a 5.56 ERA to go along with a 7-5 record this season.
Seattle lost its last outing, a 7-6 result against the Cubs on June 30. Bettors who backed the Cubs at +104 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Texas was a 3-2 winner in its last match at home against the Reds. They won as -144 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Seattle has lost 2 straight games.
Seattle: 35-47 SU
Texas: 48-34 SU
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 2-8
After playing Chi Cubs are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5
Texas most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 7-3
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Seattle's last 9 games
Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Seattle is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Seattle
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Seattle
Texas is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Texas home to Seattle, Wednesday, July 3