MLB Matchups  >>  Houston Astros vs. Seattle Mariners Preview 04/10/2013

 
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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Wednesday when the Houston Astros and the Seattle Mariners meet at Safeco Field.

Righthander Brad Peacock will take the mound for the Astros to start this game. Peacock is 0-1 this season with a 4.16 ERA.

Peacock's opponent in this one will be Blake Beaven. The Mariners righthander has a 9.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Mariners listed as 161-moneyline favorites versus the Astros, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.
Houston won its last outing, a 16-9 result against the Mariners on April 9. Bettors who backed the Astros at +142 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (25) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

TEAM RECORDS:
Houston: 2-6 SU
Seattle: 4-5 SU
HOUSTON MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 3-3
After playing Seattle are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

SEATTLE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Houston are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Houston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Houston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
Seattle is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Seattle is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Houston

NEXT UP:
Houston at LA Angels, Friday, April 12
Seattle home to Texas, Thursday, April 11