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The Boston Red Sox will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Monday when they take on the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field.
Jon Lester will be the starting pitcher for the Red Sox on this day. Lefthander Lester is 8-4 this season with a 4.41 ERA.
It'll be Felix Hernandez toeing the rubber for the Mariners in this contest. Righthander Hernandez is 8-4 with a 2.69 ERA so far this season.
In their last action, Boston was a 3-0 loser on the road against the Angels. Bettors on Los Angeles at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
The Mariners were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at +168 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Boston has lost 2 straight games.
Boston: 54-36 SU
Seattle: 39-49 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 9-1
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston's last 10 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 8 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Boston is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Seattle's last 10 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Seattle's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Seattle's last 8 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Seattle's last 15 games
Seattle home to Boston, Tuesday, July 9