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The Oakland Athletics will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Friday when they take on the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field.
Bartolo Colon will be the starting pitcher for the Athletics on this day. Righthander Colon is 17-6 this season with a 2.64 ERA.
Meanwhile, it'll be Felix Hernandez who starts for the Mariners. Righthander Hernandez is 12-9 with a 2.99 ERA so far this season.
Oakland lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Angels on September 25. Bettors who backed the Angels at -118 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
The Mariners were a 6-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at -118 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Oakland has lost 2 straight games.
Seattle has won 2 straight games.
Oakland: 94-65 SU
Seattle: 70-89 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing LA Angels are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 8-2
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games
Oakland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing Oakland
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games
Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Oakland
Seattle home to Oakland, Saturday, September 28