The Oakland Athletics will be taking on their divisional rival Seattle Mariners in a Tuesday night game. NBC Sports – California will showcase the action. The game is scheduled to get underway at 10:10 p.m. ET.
Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners Odds
Oakland (+100) is the underdog to Seattle (-110) and oddsmakers have set the Over/Under for this night game at 9 runs (-115 for the over and -105 for the under). Gamblers can also bet on the game’s spread with the runline odds sitting at -210 for the Athletics +1.5 runs and +175 for the Mariners -1.5 runs.
The Mariners are 21-23 straight up (SU) and 24-19 against the spread (ATS). The team has lost 0.7 units for bettors taking the moneyline while earning 0.5 units ATS. Seattle has covered the spread only twice in its last seven games and the total has gone over in five of those seven. On the other hand, the Athletics have gone 19-24 SU this year and are 16-26 ATS. In total, the team’s lost 7.1 units for moneyline bettors through the early part of the season and 11.8 units ATS. Oakland has covered the spread just twice over its last seven games and the under has cashed in five of those seven.
Seattle games have an over/under record of 30-10-3 so far in 2019. Athletics games have gone over 21 times, gone under 19 times and pushed on two instances.
Brett Anderson will get the nod for the visiting Athletics. The left-handed Anderson (4-2, 4.19 ERA) has recorded 22 strikeouts in 43 innings so far. He has yet to face Seattle this year, but he made three starts against the team in 2018, compiling a 0-0 record with a 3.86 ERA and nine strikeouts.
The Mariners are putting the ball in the right hand of Mike Leake (2-4, 4.37 ERA), who has 35 punchouts and nine walks this season as well as a 1.42 WHIP. Leake made five starts against the team in 2018, compiling a 0-1 record in 2018, posting a 0-1 record with a 5.47 ERA.
As a unit, Seattle’s pitchers have given up 5.7 runs per game overall this year. Its starters have a 4.47 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 6.9 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 5.47 ERA, 1.61 WHIP and 9.9 K/9. In 16 games against AL West opponents, Mariners starters have an ERA of 4.33 and the bullpen’s ERA is 5.40.
The Seattle hitters have produced 5.4 runs per contest, including 5.4 per game against divisional foes and 3.0 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .168/.247/.335 over its last five games and is 1-4 SU during that stretch.
The Mariners’ offense has been led by left fielder Domingo Santana and second baseman Dee Gordon. Santana is hitting .281/.351/.497 with eight home runs, 37 RBIs and 22 runs scored, and Gordon’s line is .304/.336/.406 with three homers, 19 RBIs, 15 runs and 11 stolen bases.
For the visiting squad, Oakland’s pitching staff allowed 4.6 runs per game and its starters own a 4.47 ERA, 1.28 WHIP and 6.95 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 4.08, along with a WHIP of 1.28.
The Athletics offense has slashed .237/.318/.400 on its way to 4.4 runs scored per game this season, including 4.6 runs per game against divisional foes and 3.0 per game over the team’s last five outings (2-3 SU).
Oakland’s offensive production has been powered by shortstop Marcus Semien and third baseman Matt Chapman, who collectively have belted 14 home runs. Semien is slashing .274/.366/.399 with four home runs, 18 RBIs and 24 runs scored, while Chapman is slashing .273/.367/.545 with 10 homers, 24 RBIs and 22 runs scored.
The Athletics have lost 11.3 units and are 10-20 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has cashed in 15 of those games, compared to 13 that’ve gone under against right-handed starting pitchers. On the other hand, the Mariners have lost 3.9 units and are 4-7 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher. The over’s hit in 10 of those games, compared to one which went under the total.
Athletics at Mariners Free Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Mariners, ATS Winner – Athletics, O/U – UNDER
- The under has cashed in five of Oakland’s last seven games.
- The Athletics have a total OPS of .718 this season and an OPS of .693 against right-handed pitchers. The Mariners’ OPS sits at .786 overall and .789 versus righties.
- Oakland has recorded 21.9 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 17.8 over its last five.
- The Athletics have hit 13 home runs in their last 10 games, including eight over their last five.