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The division rival Seattle Mariners and Houston Astros are set to renew hostilities on Friday when they meet at Minute Maid Park.
The Mariners will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Taijuan Walker in this game. Walker has a 0-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.
It'll be Brad Peacock toeing the rubber for the Astros in this contest. Righthander Peacock is 3-4 with a 5.44 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for Seattle, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at -138 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Houston has lost 3 straight games.
Seattle: 60-73 SU
Houston: 44-89 SU
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
Houston most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Seattle are 1-9
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Seattle is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Houston
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games when playing at home against Seattle
Houston home to Seattle, Saturday, August 31