Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Betting Preview
Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Odds
The Mariners get a visit from the Oakland Athletics in baseball action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
It's a pitching duel between Hisashi Iwakuma for the Mariners (7-2 on the year) and Bartolo Colon for Oakland (9-2 so far).
Bettors looking to side with the Mariners in this matchup found them as -114 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 12-rated Mariners and the league No. 6-ranked Athletics, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Seattle owns the No. 15 ranking for hits in the American League at 8 per game. By contrast, the Athletics are rated No. 9 in the same category at 8.6 per game.
Seattle owns the American League's No. 8 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Oakland's American League No. 4-rated defense.
In their last action, Oakland was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Texas at -103 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Oakland didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-3 to Texas on Thursday at Rangers Ballpark.
The Mariners were a 10-9 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Angels. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (19) was good news for OVER bettors. Seattle didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 10-9 to Los Angeles on Thursday at Angel Stadium.
Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few Athletics at Mariners trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Oakland's last 15 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Oakland's last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Seattle's last 15 games when playing at home against Oakland
Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
Oakland at Seattle, Saturday, June 22