Last Updated: 2019-06-14
Domingo Santana and the Seattle Mariners will head south to face off against their division rival Oakland Athletics at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. NBC Sports – California is in line to televise the action. The game is scheduled to get underway at 9:37 p.m. ET.
Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics Odds
Oddsmakers have listed Seattle (+165) as the underdog to Oakland (-175). The total stands at nine runs and bettors can wager on the over for -120 or the under for +100. There’s a runline of Mariners +1.5 (-135) and Athletics -1.5 (+115) for this matchup.
The Athletics are 35-34 straight up (SU) and 33-36 against the spread (ATS). The team has lost 2.1 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 4.1 units ATS. Oakland has a 3-4 ATS record over its last seven games and the under has hit in five of those seven. The Mariners, on the other hand, are 29-43 SU and have gone 36-35 against the spread. They’ve lost 9.3 units for moneyline bettors and 7.0 units ATS. Seattle has covered the spread six times in its last seven games and the over has cashed in six of those seven.
Athletics games have an over/under record of 33-33-3 so far in 2019. The Mariners have been a great over bet with a total record of 47-20-4.
The left-handed Marco Gonzales is projected to start for Seattle. Gonzales is 6-6 with a 4.77 ERA and 59 strikeouts. He’s 1-0 with four strikeouts and a 4.50 ERA against Oakland this year.
The Athletics will send righty Chris Bassitt (3-2, 3.57 ERA) to the mound. Bassitt has 53 strikeouts and 20 walks as well as a WHIP of 1.15. Bassitt hasn’t faced the Mariners yet this year and did not record a start against them in 2018.
As a unit, Oakland’s pitchers have allowed 4.6 runs per game overall in 2019. Its starters have a 4.23 ERA, 1.26 WHIP and 7.1 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.37 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 8.9 K/9. In 34 games against divisional foes, Athletics starters have an ERA of 4.89 and the bullpen’s ERA is 4.74.
Oakland’s hitters are putting up 4.9 runs per outing, including 4.9 per game against divisional foes and 4.4 per game over their last five. The team has hit .212/.286/.364 over its last five games and is 3-2 SU during that span.
The Athletics’ hitters have been led by shortstop Marcus Semien and third baseman Matt Chapman. Semien is hitting .274/.357/.431 with nine home runs, 34 RBIs and 43 runs scored, while Chapman’s line sits at .249/.336/.494 with 16 homers, 36 RBIs and 41 runs scored.
For the visiting squad, Seattle’s pitchers have allowed 6.2 runs per game and its starters own a 5.35 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 6.79 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 5.48, along with a K/9 of 9.05.
The Mariners offense has slashed .243/.324/.453 on its way to 5.2 runs scored per game this season, including 5.1 runs per game against divisional foes and 6.2 per game over the team’s last five contests (2-3 SU).
Domingo Santana and Edwin Encarnacion continue to lead Seattle’s hitters. Santana is slashing .276/.341/.478 with 13 home runs, 49 RBIs and 36 runs scored, while Encarnacion is hitting .241/.356/.531 with 21 homers, 49 RBIs and 48 runs scored.
The Mariners have lost 3.6 units and are 26-23 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has cashed in 32 of those games, compared to 14 that’ve hit the under against righties. On the other hand, the Athletics have netted 8.0 units and are 11-9 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher. The over’s hit in 11 of those games, as opposed to eight that’ve cashed the under.
Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics Free MLB Tip
Predictions: SU Winner – Athletics, ATS Winner – Mariners, O/U – UNDER
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The over has hit in six of Seattle’s last seven outings.
The Mariners have an OPS of .778 this season and an OPS of .774 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Athletics’ OPS stands at .748 overall and .723 against righties.
Seattle has recorded 25.3 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 26.2 over its last five.
The Mariners have hit 23 home runs in their last 10 games. The Athletics have hit 13 over their last 10.