MLB Baseball - Preview
The Oakland Athletics and the Seattle Mariners will meet on the field at Safeco Field on Saturday in a battle of division rivals.
Righthander Jarrod Parker will take the mound for the Athletics to start this game. Parker is 1-5 this season with a 7.34 ERA.
Starting this game for the Mariners will be Brandon Maurer. The righthander has a 6.07 ERA to go along with a 2-4 record this season.
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.
Oakland has lost 5 straight games.
Seattle has won 2 straight games.
Oakland: 18-19 SU
Seattle: 17-19 SU
Oakland most recently:
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 most recently:
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 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
Seattle home to Oakland, Sunday, May 12