MLB Matchups  >>  Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics Preview 08/20/2013

 
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The Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at O.co Coliseum.

The Mariners will trot Joe Saunders out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Saunders has a 10-12 record and a 4.86 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Athletics will be Sonny Gray. The righthander has a 1.29 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Athletics listed as 178-moneyline favorites versus the Mariners, while the game's total is sitting at 8.
In their last action, Seattle was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Athletics. Bettors on Oakland at -185 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

CURRENT STREAK:
Oakland has won 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Seattle: 57-67 SU
Oakland: 71-53 SU
SEATTLE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

OAKLAND MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a win are 5-5


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Oakland
Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games

NEXT UP:
Oakland home to Seattle, Wednesday, August 21