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MLB BASEBALL

Houston Astros vs. Seattle Mariners

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Wednesday when the Houston Astros and the Seattle Mariners meet at Safeco Field.

Brad Peacock will be the starting pitcher for the Astros on this day. Righthander Peacock is 4-5 this season with a 5.43 ERA.

Starting this game for the Mariners will be Brandon Maurer. The righthander has a 6.93 ERA to go along with a 2-7 record this season.

The Astros were a 13-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mariners. That made winners of bettors who got Houston at +140 on the moneyline, while the total score (15) was good news for OVER bettors.

Current streak:
Houston has won 2 straight games.
Seattle has lost 3 straight games.

Team records:
Houston: 49-96 SU
Seattle: 65-80 SU

Houston most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing LA Angels are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

Seattle most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 3-6
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games on the road
Houston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games at home
Seattle is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing Houston

Next up:
Houston home to LA Angels, Friday, September 13
Seattle at St. Louis, Friday, September 13