Jason Vargas Mariners at Home vs Oakland in MLB Clash
Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Odds
The visiting Athletics hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Safeco Field against the Seattle Mariners.
Travis Blackley gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Athletics on this day; he's 1-2 on the season. The Mariners, meanwhile, will counter with Jason Vargas, who will be looking to improve on his 7-7 mark.
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Seattle sat as -110 favorites. The total was set at 7.
The Mariners - Athletics odds would favor the Athletics if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Seattle is rated No. 13 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Oakland is at No. 11 in the American League.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Seattle's No. 11-rated American League offense, averaging 4.1 runs per game, against a Athletics defense that ranks No. 2 in the American League at 3.8 in runs allowed per game. The Mariners have averaged 8.1 hits per game so far, more than Athletics batters have averaged on the year (7.5 hits per game).
Defensively, Oakland features the American League's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.1 runs per game. Seattle, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the American League at home, scoring 3 runs per game.
In their last action, Oakland was a 1-0 winner on the road against the Mariners. Bettors on Oakland at -103 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Oakland threw a shutout at Seattle in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by Tom Milone to defeat Seattle 1-0 on Monday.
Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few Athletics at Mariners trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Oakland is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Seattle's last 11 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games at home
Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
Oakland at Seattle, Wednesday, June 27