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The Seattle Mariners will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Thursday when they take on the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Felix Hernandez will be the starting pitcher for the Mariners on this day. Righthander Hernandez is 11-4 this season with a 2.34 ERA.
Hernandez's opponent in this one will be Ryan Dempster. The Red Sox righthander has a 4.24 ERA to go along with a 6-8 record this season.
In their last action, Seattle was a 5-4 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -158 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Seattle has lost 2 straight games.
Boston has won 2 straight games.
Seattle: 50-57 SU
Boston: 65-44 SU
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Baltimore are 2-8
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
Boston most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona are 7-3
After playing Seattle are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing Boston
Seattle is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Seattle
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing Seattle
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Seattle at Baltimore, Friday, August 2
Boston home to Arizona, Friday, August 2