MLB Matchups  >>  Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers Preview 09/04/2014

 
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The fans at Globe Life Park will be treated to a game between the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers when they take their seats on Thursday.

The Mariners will give the ball to starter Roenis Elias in this one. Left hander Elias is 9-12 this season with a 3.97 ERA.

The Rangers will counter Elias with Scott Baker. Right hander Baker has a 5.23 ERA to go along with a 3-3 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Mariners listed as 124-moneyline favorites versus the Rangers, while the game's total is sitting at 9.

Last time out for Texas, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at -173 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

The Mariners were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at +112 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Seattle:
Team record: 75-63
Seattle is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games on the road
Seattle is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Seattle's last 8 games when playing Texas
Texas:
Team record: 53-86
Current Streak: lost 5 straight games.
Texas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 5 games
Texas is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games at home
Next up:
Seattle at Texas Friday, September 5