Brett Anderson faces Felix Hernandez in MLB odds action
Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Odds
Oakland will look to improve on its 0-0 record when take on Seattle, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Monday.
Brett Anderson will take the mound for Oakland, and he'll carry a 0-0 record into the contest. Felix Hernandez gets the ball for Seattle; he's 0-0 so far this season.
Sportsbooks had set the Athletics as -105 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 6.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.
This game matches up the No. 9 (Athletics) and the No. 11 (Mariners) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oakland's No. 3-rated American League offense, averaging 0 runs per game, against a Mariners defense that ranks No. 1 in the American League at 0 in runs allowed per game. The Athletics have averaged 0 hits per game so far, almost the same as Mariners batters have averaged on the year (0 hits per game).
Oakland owns the American League's No. 1 defense, allowing 0 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Seattle's American League No. 1-rated defense.
The Mariners were a 12-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Angels. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at +184 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. Seattle routed Los Angeles on Wednesday by a 12-0 score at Safeco Field, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.
Oakland lost its last outing, a 6-0 result against the Tigers on October 11. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -127 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Athletics were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Detroit staff and losing 6-0 to the Tigers on Thursday at O.co Coliseum.
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing LA Angels are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Mariners at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Seattle's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing Oakland
Seattle is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Seattle
Oakland is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Seattle
Oakland is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
Seattle at Oakland, Tuesday, April 2