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Jason Vargas out to silence Athletics bats in MLB contest

Oakland AthleticsSeattle Mariners
Sep 9, 4:10 PM | GrassSafeco Field

Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Odds

78-60TEAM RECORD67-73

The Mariners get a visit from the Oakland Athletics in baseball action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

It's a pitching duel between Jason Vargas for the Mariners (14-9 on the year) and Tom Milone for Oakland (11-10 so far).

View Oakland vs Seattle Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 105 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 7 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Mariners sit at No. 9 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Athletics sit at an American League No. 10 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Seattle has the American League's No. 14-rated offensive output, at 7.8 hits per game. The Athletics average 8.1 hits per game, good for No. 12 on the American League list.

Oakland brings the American League's No. 2-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Mariners' league No. 3-ranked defense.

The Athletics were a 6-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mariners. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -133 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors. The Athletics grabbed a win last time out, defeating Hisashi Iwakuma and the Mariners 6-1 on Saturday at Safeco Field.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a win are 9-1

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

A few Athletics at Mariners trends to consider:
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Oakland's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games on the road
Seattle is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Seattle's last 11 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Seattle's last 18 games when playing Oakland
Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Oakland

Next up:
Oakland at LA Angels, Monday, September 10
Seattle at Toronto, Tuesday, September 11

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