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|Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros|
The Seattle Mariners and the Houston Astros will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Minute Maid Park.
The Mariners will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Joe Saunders in this game. Saunders has a 8-8 record and a 4.24 ERA this season.
It'll be Bud Norris toeing the rubber for the Astros in this contest. Righthander Norris is 6-8 with a 3.63 ERA so far this season.The Mariners were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Angels. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. In their last action, Houston was a 5-0 loser on the road against the Rays. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -232 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Current streak:
Seattle has won 3 straight games.
Houston has lost 2 straight games.
Seattle: 43-52 SU
Houston: 33-61 SU
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing LA Angels are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Houston most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Houston home to Seattle, Saturday, July 20