MLB Matchups  >>  Oakland Athletics vs. Seattle Mariners Preview 07/12/2014

 
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The Oakland Athletics and the Seattle Mariners will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Safeco Field.

The Athletics will give the ball to starter Jesse Chavez in this one. Right hander Chavez is 7-5 this season with a 3.06 ERA.

Chavez's opponent in this one will be Hisashi Iwakuma. The Mariners right hander has a 3.07 ERA to go along with a 7-4 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Mariners listed as 110-moneyline favorites versus the Athletics, while the game's total is sitting at 7.

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Mariners on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at -144 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Oakland:
Team record: 58-35
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Oakland's last 10 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Seattle:
Team record: 50-43
Next up:
Oakland at Seattle Sunday, July 13