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Seattle sends Jason Vargas vs Trevor Cahill in Mariners vs Athletics game

Oakland AthleticsSeattle Mariners
April 23, 9:10 PM | GrassSafeco Field

Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Odds

9-11TEAM RECORD8-13

The Seattle Mariners will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Oakland Athletics invade Safeco Field on Saturday.

For the Mariners, Jason Vargas gets the ball, charged with keeping the Athletics hitters off the base paths. He'll face Trevor Cahill, 2-0 on the year.

View Oakland vs Seattle Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Athletics listed as favorites of 110 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 6.5, depending on the book.

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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. 11-rated offensive output, at 7.3 hits per game. The Athletics average 8 hits per game, good for No. 9 on the American League list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Seattle has the American League's No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the American League's No. 1 mark in runs allowed.

Oakland was a 4-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Mariners. They lost as +120 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Athletics were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Seattle staff and losing 4-0 to the Mariners on Friday at Safeco Field.

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

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

A few Athletics at Mariners trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Oakland's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Oakland's last 14 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
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Seattle's last 14 games when playing at home against Oakland
Seattle is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games

Next up:
Oakland at Seattle, Sunday, April 24

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