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Seattle Mariners Face the Oakland Athletics Thursday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The Oakland Athletics get a visit from the Seattle Mariners in MLB baseball betting action on Thursday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Oakland sends Scott Kazmir out against Roenis Elias for the Seattle Mariners in this game. Kazmir is 4-5 with a 2.79 ERA on the season, while Elias is 4-5 on the year and has a 4.25 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Oakland Athletics in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -149 at BetOnline for Thursday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7.5 at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.3-2.8 result in favor of the Athletics. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oakland Athletics sport a record of 36-45 heading into this matchup, while the Seattle Mariners sit at 36-42 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Seattle injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 3-ranked Oakland Athletics and the No. 25-rated Seattle Mariners in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Seattle Mariners rank No. 29 at 7.72 hits per game. That compares with the Oakland Athletics No. 7 ranking in that category.

Oakland owns the No. 9 defense, allowing 4.44 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Seattle's No. 11-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

T Walker silenced the Padres bats in a 7-0 victory last time out versus San Diego at PETCO Park.

The Athletics grabbed a win last time out, defeating C Bettis and the Rockies 4-1 on Wednesday at O.co Coliseum.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Seattle at Oakland, Friday, July 3rd