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The Tampa Bay Rays and the Seattle Mariners will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Safeco Field.
The Rays will give the ball to starter Matt Moore in this one. Lefthander Moore is 15-3 this season with a 3.27 ERA.
The Mariners will counter Moore with Erasmo Ramirez. Righthander Ramirez has a 5.06 ERA to go along with a 5-1 record this season.
Tampa Bay was a 6-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Mariners. They lost as -150 favorites, while the total score of 8 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Tampa Bay has lost 3 straight games.
Seattle has won 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay: 77-64 SU
Seattle: 65-77 SU
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 3-7
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 8-2
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Seattle
Tampa Bay is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
Seattle is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games at home
Seattle is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
Tampa Bay home to Boston, Tuesday, September 10
Seattle home to Houston, Monday, September 9