MLB Preview: Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers

by Dirty on April 6, 2011

Betting on Texas Rangers Baseball The division rival Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers are set to renew hostilities on Wednesday when they meet at Rangers Ballpark.

The Mariners will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Felix Hernandez in this game. Hernandez has a 1-0 record and a 2.00 ERA this season.

Hernandez’s opponent in this one will be C.J. Wilson. The Rangers lefthander has a 3.17 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Rangers listed as 110-moneyline favorites versus the Mariners, while the game’s total is sitting at 8.

Last time out for Seattle, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -155 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Seattle has lost 3 straight games.
Texas has won 5 straight games.

Team records:
Seattle: 2-3 SU
Texas: 5-0 SU

Seattle most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Cleveland are 4-6
After playing Texas are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

Texas most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Baltimore are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Seattle’s last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle’s last 6 games on the road
Seattle is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Texas is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas’s last 7 games when playing at home against Seattle

Next up:
Seattle home to Cleveland, Friday, April 8
Texas at Baltimore, Friday, April 8

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