MLB Matchups  >>  Seattle Mariners vs. Detroit Tigers Preview 08/15/2014

 
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The Seattle Mariners and the Detroit Tigers will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Comerica Park.

The Mariners will give the ball to starter James Paxton in this one. Left hander Paxton is 2-0 this season with a 2.38 ERA.

Starting this game for the Tigers will be Rick Porcello. The right hander has a 3.17 ERA to go along with a 13-7 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 138-moneyline favorites versus the Mariners, while the game's total is sitting at 8½.

In their last action, Detroit was a 5-2 winner at home against the Pirates. Bettors on Detroit at -194 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Seattle, they were a 2-0 winner as they battled the Blue Jays at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at -157 were rewarded, while the 2 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Seattle:
Team record: 65-55
Current Streak: won 4 straight games.
Seattle is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Seattle's last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Seattle's last 11 games on the road
Seattle is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit:
Team record: 65-54
Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 12 games
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Detroit is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Seattle
Next up:
Seattle at Detroit Saturday, August 16