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MLB BASEBALL

Houston Astros vs. Seattle Mariners

The Houston Astros and the Seattle Mariners will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Safeco Field.

The Astros will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Dallas Keuchel in this game. Keuchel has a 3-1 record and a 4.58 ERA this season.

The Mariners will counter Keuchel with Hisashi Iwakuma. Righthander Iwakuma has a 1.94 ERA to go along with a 6-1 record this season.

In their last action, Houston was a 2-0 loser on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Kansas City at -164 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

The Mariners were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +136 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Houston has lost 4 straight games.
Seattle has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Houston: 22-42 SU
Seattle: 27-37 SU

Houston most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 1-9
After a loss are 5-5

Seattle most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Houston are 2-8
After playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
Houston is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing Seattle
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing at home against Houston

Next up:
Seattle home to Houston, Tuesday, June 11