Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics Matchup

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The Seattle Mariners will head south to Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum to take on their division rival Oakland Athletics. NBC Sports – California will televise the matchup and the opening pitch will be at 10:05 p.m. ET.

Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics Odds

Vegas is listing Seattle (+110) as the dog to Oakland (-120). The total sits at 8.5 runs and bettors can take the over for +100 and the under for -120. Runline odds stand at -190 for picking the Mariners +1.5 runs and +165 for the Athletics -1.5.

The Mariners have gone 65-50 SU this year and are 58-60 against the spread (ATS). They’ve accumulated 12.6 units for gamblers taking the moneyline, despite having lost 6.2 units ATS. Seattle has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the over has hit in four of those seven. The Athletics, on the other hand, are 68-47 SU and 60-57 ATS. They’ve gained 26.4 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 1.1 units ATS. Oakland has a 3-4 ATS mark over its last seven games and the total has gone under in all seven of them.

Athletics games have had an over/under record of 53-57-7 in 2018. Mariners games have gone under 59 times, gone over 57 times and pushed on two occasions.

Oakland’s pitching staff has given up 4.2 runs per game overall this year as a unit. Its starters have an ERA of 4.21, a WHIP of 1.23 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 6.6. The bullpen has a 3.28 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 9.0 K/9. In 45 games against AL West foes, Athletics starters have an ERA of 5.71 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.57.

The Oakland hitters are putting up 4.7 runs per contest, including 4.4 per game against divisional foes and 2.8 per game over their last five. The team has a slash-line of .199/.261/.349 over its last five matchups and is 4-1 SU during that span.

The Athletics’ batters have been led by shortstop Marcus Semien and second baseman Jed Lowrie. Semien is slashing .257/.316/.366 with seven home runs, 39 RBIs, 62 runs and 12 steals, and Lowrie’s line is .265/.345/.453 with 17 homers, 68 RBIs and 48 runs scored.

For the visiting squad, Seattle’s pitching staff allowed 4.4 runs per game and its starters own a 4.25 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 7.77 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 3.99, along with a WHIP of 1.23 and a K-per-9 of 9.45.

The Mariners offense has slashed .255/.317/.410 on its way to 4.2 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.2 runs per game against divisional foes and 4.4 per game over the team’s last five outings (2-3 SU).

Seattle’s hitters have been led by shortstop Jean Segura and right fielder Dee Gordon. The speedy Segura is slashing .305/.335/.427 with eight home runs, 53 RBIs, 75 runs and 17 steals, while Gordon is slashing .280/.300/.343 with one homers, 22 RBIs, 50 runs and 26 stolen bases.

Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Athletics, ATS Winner – Mariners, O/U – UNDER

Betting Trends

  • The over has cashed in four of Seattle’s last seven games.
  • The Athletics have won seven of their last eight games SU.
  • Oakland has posted 20.1 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 16.0 over its last five.
  • Both teams have hit 12 home runs over their last 10 outings.