MLB Matchups  >>  Seattle Mariners vs. Boston Red Sox Preview 07/30/2013

 
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The Seattle Mariners and the Boston Red Sox will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at Fenway Park.

The Mariners will trot Joe Saunders out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Saunders has a 9-9 record and a 4.48 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Red Sox will be Brandon Workman. The righthander has a 2.92 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Red Sox listed as 179-moneyline favorites versus the Mariners, while the game's total is sitting at 10.
Last time out for Seattle, they were a 6-4 winner as they battled the Twins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at -136 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Boston lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Rays on July 29. Bettors who backed the Rays at -109 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

TEAM RECORDS:
Seattle: 50-55 SU
Boston: 63-44 SU
SEATTLE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

BOSTON MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Seattle is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Boston
Seattle is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Boston's last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Seattle

NEXT UP:
Boston home to Seattle, Wednesday, July 31