MLB Baseball - Preview
The division rival Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners are set to renew hostilities on Sunday when they meet at Safeco Field.
Tom Milone will be the starting pitcher for the Athletics on this day. Lefthander Milone is 3-4 this season with a 3.13 ERA.
Milone's opponent in this one will be Joe Saunders. The Mariners lefthander has a 6.15 ERA to go along with a 2-4 record this season.
Last time out for Oakland, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Mariners on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -111 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Oakland: 19-19 SU
Seattle: 17-20 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 7-3
After playing Seattle are 9-1
After a win are 4-6
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Seattle
Oakland is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Oakland's last 22 games on the road
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 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Seattle's last 14 games when playing at home against Oakland
Oakland home to Texas, Monday, May 13
Seattle at NY Yankees, Tuesday, May 14