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The Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at O.co Coliseum.
Joe Saunders will be the starting pitcher for the Mariners on this day. Lefthander Saunders is 4-6 this season with a 5.12 ERA.
Starting this game for the Athletics will be Tom Milone. The lefthander has a 3.69 ERA to go along with a 6-5 record this season.
Seattle lost its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Astros on June 12. Bettors who backed the Astros at +124 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
The Athletics were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -109 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Oakland has won 3 straight games.
Seattle: 29-38 SU
Oakland: 41-27 SU
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Houston are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing Oakland
Seattle is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games when playing Oakland
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games at home
Oakland is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games
Oakland home to Seattle, Saturday, June 15