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Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Betting Matchup Report

Oakland AthleticsSeattle Mariners
Aug 1, 10:10 PM | GrassSafeco Field

Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Odds

49-59TEAM RECORD45-62

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

For the Mariners, Blake Beaven gets the ball, charged with keeping the Athletics hitters off the base paths. He'll face Trevor Cahill, 9-9 on the year.

View Oakland vs Seattle Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Seattle sat as +100 underdogs. The total was set at 6.5.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 12-rated Mariners and the league No. 4-ranked Athletics, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Athletics rank No. 11 in the American League at 8.2 hits per game. That compares with Seattle’s No. 14 ranking in that category.

Oakland brings the American League's No. 4-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Mariners' league No. 3-ranked defense.

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 7-3 winner as they battled the Twins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -145 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Athletics grabbed a win last time out, defeating Carl Pavano and the Twins 7-3 on Sunday at Overstock.com Coliseum.

The Mariners were an 8-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. The Mariners endured an 8-1 loss at the hands of the Rays on Sunday, with Jason Vargas throwing 5 1/3 innings of 9-hit ball at Safeco Field.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Oakland are 7-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

A few Athletics at Mariners trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games on the road
Oakland is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Seattle's last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Seattle's last 18 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Seattle's last 20 games when playing at home against Oakland

Next up:
Oakland at Seattle, Tuesday, August 2