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MLB BASEBALL

Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics

The Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at O.co Coliseum.

Brandon Maurer will be the starting pitcher for the Mariners on this day. Righthander Maurer is 0-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.

Maurer's opponent in this one will be AJ Griffin. The Athletics righthander has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.

Last time out for Seattle, they were a 6-2 loser as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -146 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Team records:
Seattle: 2-1 SU
Oakland: 1-2 SU

Seattle most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After playing Oakland are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7

Oakland most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 5-1
After playing Seattle are 9-1
After a win are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Seattle's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing Oakland
Oakland is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Seattle
Oakland is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing Seattle

Next up:
Seattle at Chi White Sox, Friday, April 5
Oakland at Houston, Friday, April 5