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MLB BASEBALL

Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers

The Seattle Mariners will be trying to extend a winning streak on Thursday when they take on the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark.

Righthander Hisashi Iwakuma will take the mound for the Mariners to start this game. Iwakuma is 7-3 this season with a 2.42 ERA.

It'll be Martin Perez toeing the rubber for the Rangers in this contest. Lefthander Perez is 2-1 with a 2.37 ERA so far this season.

The Mariners were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Seattle has won 2 straight games.
Texas has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Seattle: 37-47 SU
Texas: 48-36 SU

Seattle most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 7-2
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Texas most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Seattle's last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing on the road against Texas
Seattle is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Texas's last 19 games at home
Texas is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas's last 10 games
Texas is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games

Next up:
Seattle at Cincinnati, Friday, July 5
Texas home to Houston, Friday, July 5