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Moneyline favors Athletics in battle with Mariners

Seattle Mariners

Oakland Athletics
3-0 April 03, 2014, 10:05 PM | O.co Coliseum 1-2

Baseball bettors look for value at O.co Coliseum on Thursday as host Oakland battles the Seattle Mariners in baseball odds action.

The Athletics will rely on Jesse Chavez to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Roenis Elias will be his counterpart for the Mariners. Jesse Chavez is 0-0 this season, and Roenis Elias is 0-0.View Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Odds and Stats.

The Athletics were listed as -125 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

It's a baseball betting matchup between the No. 3-rated Athletics and the league No. 25-ranked Mariners, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Last time out for Seattle, they were an 8-2 winner as they battled the Angels on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at +128 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Seattle rolled to an 8-2 win against Los Angeles on Wednesday, as James Paxton and the Mariners' bats led the team to victory at Angel Stadium.

The Athletics were a 6-4 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at +116 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Oakland suffered a 6-4 loss against Cleveland on Wednesday, as Josh Lindblom wasn't able to lead his team to victory at O.co Coliseum.

How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Oakland and its No. 15-rated batting order, averaging 3.33 runs per nine innings, against the No. 1 lineup of the Mariners at 8.67 runs per outing.

Defensively, Seattle features the No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 2.67 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 at home, scoring 3.33 runs per game.

Next up:
Seattle at Oakland, Friday, April 4th