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MLB Betting Line Favors the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics

The Seattle Mariners will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Oakland Athletics pay a visit to Safeco Field.

Jharel Cotton gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Oakland Athletics on Saturday; he's 7-10 on the season. The Seattle Mariners, meanwhile, will counter with Yovani Gallardo, who will be looking to improve on his 5-10 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Seattle Mariners were listed as -125 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9.5 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.4-3.0 win for the Mariners on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Seattle (67-68) will face the 58-76 Athletics in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Seattle vs Oakland injuries news.

The Seattle Mariners sit at No. 26 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Oakland Athletics sit at No. 20 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Oakland Athletics rank No. 28 at 8.16 hits per game. That compares with the Seattle Mariners No. 13 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Seattle has the No. 16-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the No. 28 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland suffered a 3-2 loss against Seattle on Friday, as Sean Manaea wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Safeco Field.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games
  • Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Seattle is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Seattle is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Seattle is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Seattle is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Seattle, Sunday, September 3rd