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MLB BASEBALL

Seattle Mariners vs. St. Louis Cardinals

The Seattle Mariners and the St. Louis Cardinals will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Busch Stadium.

Righthander Hisashi Iwakuma will take the mound for the Mariners to start this game. Iwakuma is 12-6 this season with a 2.97 ERA.

Iwakuma's opponent in this one will be Adam Wainwright. The Cardinals righthander has a 3.03 ERA to go along with a 16-9 record this season.

Last time out for Seattle, they were a 6-1 loser as they battled the Astros at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at +138 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 5-3 loser as they battled the Brewers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Brewers at +165 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Seattle has lost 4 straight games.

Team records:
Seattle: 65-81 SU
St. Louis: 85-61 SU

Seattle most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing St. Louis are 3-6
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 5-4
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Seattle's last 8 games on the road
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 St. Louis
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Seattle
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Seattle

Next up:
St. Louis home to Seattle, Saturday, September 14