Jarrod Parker vs Jeremy Bonderman matchup featured in MLB action
Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Odds
Seattle will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Oakland Athletics pay a visit to Safeco Field.
Jarrod Parker gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Athletics on this day; he's 6-6 on the season. The Mariners, meanwhile, will counter with Jeremy Bonderman, who will be looking to improve on his 1-1 mark.
Bettors looking to side with the Mariners in this matchup found them as +144 underdogs on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 12-rated Mariners and the league No. 6-ranked Athletics, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Seattle owns the No. 13 ranking for hits in the American League at 8 per game. By contrast, the Athletics are rated No. 10 in the same category at 8.6 per game.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Seattle has the American League's No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the American League's No. 4 mark in runs allowed.
The Athletics were a 7-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mariners. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at +120 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. Oakland looks to rebound from a loss to the Mariners, who beat them 7-5 on Saturday behind a start from Aaron Harang at Safeco Field.
A few Athletics at Mariners trends to consider:
Oakland6-2-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Oakland is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games ,
Oakland is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games ,when playing Seattle
Oakland is 2-5-1 SU in its last 8 games ,on the road
Seattle is 6-12-1 SU in its last 19 games ,when playing Oakland
Seattle is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games ,at home
Seattle is 2-6-1 SU in its last 9 games ,when playing at home against Oakland
Seattle is 1-5-1 SU in its last 7 games ,
Oakland home to Cincinnati, Tuesday, June 25
Seattle home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, June 25