June 30, 2012
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The Boston Red Sox and the Seattle Mariners will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Safeco Field.
The Red Sox will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Josh Beckett in this game. Beckett has a 4-7 record and a 4.14 ERA this season.
It’ll be Erasmo Ramirez toeing the rubber for the Mariners in this contest. Righthander Ramirez is 0-2 with a 5.29 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Red Sox listed as 155-moneyline favorites versus the Mariners, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.
Last time out for Boston, they were a 5-0 winner as they battled the Mariners on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -112 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Boston: 41-36 SU
Seattle: 33-46 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 7-3
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston’s last 5 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games on the road
Boston is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
Boston is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle’s last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle’s last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle’s last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Seattle’s last 11 games when playing at home against Boston
Seattle home to Boston, Sunday, July 1