Sunday, August 23, 2009

Mariners-Indians Baseball Betting

The fans at Progressive Field will be treated to a game between the Seattle Mariners and the Cleveland Indians when they take their seats on Sunday.
The Mariners will trot Felix Hernandez out to the mound in this one. Righthander Hernandez has a 12-4 record and a 2.66 ERA this season.
Hernandez's opponent in this one will be Fausto Carmona. The Indians righthander has a 6.31 ERA to go along with a 2-8 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Mariners listed as 160-moneyline favorites versus the Indians, while the game's total has not yet been posted.
Luis Valbuena hit a walk-off homer in the 11th inning to help the Indians defeat the Mariners 4-3 on Saturday, as -145 favorites. The seven runs went UNDER the night's posted over/under (9).
Travis Hafner also went deep in the win for the Indians. Rafael Perez recorded the final out and was credited with the victory.
Russell Branyan belted a two-run homer for the Mariners, who were +125 underdogs. Randy Messenger gave up the winning run and suffered the loss.
Team records:
Seattle: 63-60
: 53-69 SU
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2

Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas City are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Seattle is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Seattle
Cleveland is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Cleveland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
Next up:
Seattle home to Oakland, Monday, August 24
Cleveland at Kansas City, Monday, August 24



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