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MLB BASEBALL

Houston Astros vs. Seattle Mariners

The division rival Houston Astros and Seattle Mariners are set to renew hostilities on Tuesday when they meet at Safeco Field.

Righthander Jordan Lyles will take the mound for the Astros to start this game. Lyles is 6-7 this season with a 5.04 ERA.

Starting this game for the Mariners will be Joe Saunders. The lefthander has a 4.95 ERA to go along with a 11-13 record this season.

Last time out for Houston, they were a 6-4 winner as they battled the Mariners on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at +158 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Seattle has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Houston: 48-96 SU
Seattle: 65-79 SU

Houston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 0-10
After playing Seattle are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

Seattle most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Houston are 8-2
After playing Houston are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Houston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Houston
Seattle is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Seattle's last 10 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games

Next up:
Seattle home to Houston, Wednesday, September 11