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April 4, 3:35 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Odds


The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Oakland and Seattle on Thursday, with the host Athletics trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

It's a pitching duel between AJ Griffin for the Athletics (0-0 on the year) and Brandon Maurer for Seattle (0-0 so far).

View Seattle vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-135 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 7.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 9 (Athletics) and the No. 11 (Mariners) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oakland's No. 13 ranked American League offense (2.3 runs per game) against a Mariners defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 3 in the American League at 2.3 runs allowed per game. The Athletics have been averaging 5.7 hits per game, less than the Mariners have managed so far this season (6.3 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Seattle owns the American League's No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 2.3 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.

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. Seattle suffered a 6-2 loss against Oakland on Wednesday, as Joe Saunders wasn't able to lead his team to victory at O.co Coliseum.

Seattle Mariners Trends:
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 Athletics Trends:
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 Mariners at Athletics 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