MLB Matchups  >>  LA Angels Angels vs. Seattle Mariners Preview 04/25/2013

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The Los Angeles Angels and the Seattle Mariners will meet on the field at Safeco Field on Thursday in a battle of division rivals.

The Angels will trot Garrett Richards out to the mound in this one. Righthander Richards has a 1-0 record and a 2.70 ERA this season.

The Mariners will counter Richards with Brandon Maurer. Righthander Maurer has a 7.45 ERA to go along with a 1-3 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Angels listed as 128-moneyline favorites versus the Mariners, while the game's total is sitting at 8.
Los Angeles was a 11-3 loser in its last match at home against the Rangers. They lost as +136 underdogs, while the total score of 14 made winners of OVER bettors.
Last time out for Seattle, they were a 10-3 loser as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at -110 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Seattle has lost 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Los Angeles: 8-12 SU
Seattle: 8-15 SU
LOS ANGELES MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 7-3
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

SEATTLE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing Houston are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Angels's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels's last 7 games on the road
LA Angels are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games when playing on the road against Seattle
LA Angels are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 6 games at home
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 LA Angels
Seattle is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home

NEXT UP:
Seattle home to LA Angels, Friday, April 26