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The fans at Safeco Field will be treated to a game between the Oakland Athletics and the Seattle Mariners when they take their seats on Friday.
The Athletics will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Daniel Straily in this game. Straily has a 1-0 record and a 5.94 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Mariners will be Hisashi Iwakuma. The righthander has a 1.61 ERA to go along with a 3-1 record this season.
Oakland was a 9-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Indians. They lost as -115 favorites, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors.
Last time out for Seattle, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at +100 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Oakland has lost 4 straight games.
Oakland: 18-18 SU
Seattle: 16-19 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-2
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Oakland is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Oakland's last 20 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Oakland's last 12 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Seattle's last 12 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing Oakland
Seattle is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
Seattle home to Oakland, Saturday, May 11