MLB Game Preview - Mariners underdogs vs Athletics at Oakland

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April 3, 10:05 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Odds

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

Oakland sends Tom Milone out against Joe Saunders for the Mariners in this game. Milone is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA on the season, while Saunders is 0-0 on the year and has a 0.00 ERA.

View Seattle vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Oakland sat as -130 favorites. The total was set at 7.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 11-rated Mariners taking on the American League's No. 9-rated Athletics in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oakland's No. 14 ranked American League offense (0.5 runs per game) against a Mariners defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 2 in the American League at 0.5 runs allowed per game. The Athletics have been averaging 3 hits per game, less than the Mariners have managed so far this season (7 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Oakland has the American League's No. 12-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mariners own the American League's No. 2 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, Seattle was a 7-1 winner on the road against the Athletics. Bettors on Seattle at +123 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Seattle rolled to a 7-1 win against Oakland on Tuesday, as Hisashi Iwakuma and the Mariners' bats led the team to victory at O.co Coliseum.

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5

A few Mariners at Athletics trends to consider:
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games on the road
Seattle is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Oakland is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Seattle
Oakland is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 9 games at home
Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Seattle

Next up:
Seattle at Oakland, Thursday, April 4