Moneyline favors Athletics in battle with Mariners
Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Odds
The Oakland Athletics will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Seattle Mariners invade O.co Coliseum on Tuesday.
Oakland hands the ball to starter Jarrod Parker in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-0 mark on the year. Seattle counters with Hisashi Iwakuma, who will try to quiet the fans and the Athletics bats at the same time.
Oakland opened as -130 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 7.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 9-rated Athletics and the league No. 11-ranked Mariners, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Oakland has the American League's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 3 hits per game. The Mariners average 5 hits per game, good for No. 10 on the American League list.
Comparing defensive stats, Seattle owns the American League's No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 0 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.
Seattle won its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Athletics on April 1. Bettors who backed the Mariners at +106 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Seattle threw a shutout at Oakland in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by Felix Hernandez to defeat Oakland 2-0 on Monday.
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Seattle are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4
A few Mariners at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Seattle's last 23 games when playing Oakland
Seattle is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Seattle is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Oakland
Oakland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Seattle
Oakland is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games at home
Seattle at Oakland, Wednesday, April 3