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The division rival Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners are set to renew hostilities on Friday when they meet at Safeco Field.
Bartolo Colon will be the starting pitcher for the Athletics on this day. Righthander Colon is 9-2 this season with a 2.89 ERA.
The Mariners will counter Colon with Hisashi Iwakuma. Righthander Iwakuma has a 2.06 ERA to go along with a 7-2 record this season.
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.
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.
Oakland has lost 2 straight games.
Oakland: 43-32 SU
Seattle: 32-41 SU
Oakland most recently:
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 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
Seattle home to Oakland, Saturday, June 22