Oakland Athletics take on Mariners in baseball test
Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Odds
The Seattle Mariners look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Athletics arrive at Safeco Field on Saturday.
The match puts starter Jarrod Parker for the Athletics on the hill facing Brandon Maurer for the Mariners. Parker brings a 1-5 mark to the game, while Maurer is 2-4 to date on the season.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Mariners as -108 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 15-rated Mariners and the league No. 7-ranked Athletics, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Seattle's No. 14 ranked American League offense (3.5 runs per game) against a Athletics defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 12 in the American League at 4.8 runs allowed per game. The Mariners have been averaging 7.8 hits per game, less than the Athletics have managed so far this season (8.4 hits on average).
Oakland brings the American League's No. 12-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Mariners' league No. 7-ranked defense.
In their last action, Oakland was a 6-3 loser on the road against the Mariners. Bettors on Seattle at -124 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Athletics endured a 6-3 loss at the hands of the Mariners on Friday, with Daniel Straily throwing 5 innings of 6-hit ball at Safeco Field.
Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 9-1
After a loss are 3-7
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
A few Athletics at Mariners trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Seattle
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Oakland's last 21 games on the road
Oakland is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing Seattle
Seattle is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Oakland
Seattle is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
Oakland at Seattle, Sunday, May 12