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The fans at Safeco Field will be treated to a game between the Texas Rangers and the Seattle Mariners when they take their seats on Friday.
The Rangers will give the ball to starter Robbie Ross in this one. Lefthander Ross is 1-1 this season with a 2.31 ERA.
The Mariners will counter Ross with Roenis Elias. Lefthander Elias has a 3.22 ERA to go along with a 1-2 record this season.
In their last action, Texas was a 3-0 winner on the road against the Athletics. Bettors on Texas at +150 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Seattle, they were a 5-3 winner as they battled the Astros at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at -131 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Texas has won 3 straight games.
Texas: 14-8 SU
Seattle: 8-13 SU
Texas most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 7-3
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Texas are 2-8
After playing Houston are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Texas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Seattle
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Seattle's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing at home against Texas
Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Seattle is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Texas
Seattle home to Texas, Saturday, April 26