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The Seattle Mariners and the Houston Astros will meet on the field at Minute Maid Park on Thursday in a battle of division rivals.
Righthander Erasmo Ramirez will take the mound for the Mariners to start this game. Ramirez is 4-1 this season with a 5.44 ERA.
Ramirez's opponent in this one will be Jordan Lyles. The Astros righthander has a 5.12 ERA to go along with a 6-6 record this season.
Seattle was a 12-4 loser in its last match at home against the Rangers. They lost as -115 favorites, while the total score of 16 made winners of OVER bettors.
In their last action, Houston was a 6-1 loser on the road against the White Sox. Bettors on Chicago at -240 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Seattle has lost 6 straight games.
Houston has lost 2 straight games.
Seattle: 59-73 SU
Houston: 44-88 SU
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Houston most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 2-8
After playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Seattle is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle's last 8 games when playing on the road against Houston
Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 8 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Houston's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Seattle
Houston home to Seattle, Friday, August 30