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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Tuesday when the Texas Rangers and the Seattle Mariners meet at Safeco Field.
Derek Holland will be the starting pitcher for the Rangers on this day. Lefthander Holland is 9-6 this season with a 2.95 ERA.
Holland's opponent in this one will be Hisashi Iwakuma. The Mariners righthander has a 2.98 ERA to go along with a 12-6 record this season.
Texas was an 8-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Mariners. They won as -127 favorites, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors.
Seattle has lost 4 straight games.
Texas: 76-55 SU
Seattle: 59-71 SU
Texas most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing Texas are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Texas is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Texas is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games on the road
Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle's last 9 games at home
Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Texas
Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Seattle home to Texas, Wednesday, August 28