Sunday, October 4, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Bassitt (1-8) vs. Vidal Nuno (1-4)
The Seattle Mariners welcome the Oakland Athletics to Safeco Field on Sunday. Chris Bassitt is the probable starter for the Athletics and he'll face Vidal Nuno of the Mariners. The opening line for this matchup has Oakland at +130 and Seattle at -140. The over/under was set at 8. The Athletics have a 85-65 over/under record and a 75-85 run line mark, meaning they cover 47% of the time. The Mariners have a 78-75 over/under record and a 73-87 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 46% of the time.
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The Athletics show up with a 67-93 record, including 33-46 on the road. Starting pitcher Chris Bassitt holds a 1-8 record with an earned run average of 3.60 and a WHIP of 1.23. In his starts, the Athletics are 3-10 over his 80 innings pitched this season while giving up 73 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 6-7. The team is averaging 4.1 runs when he starts. The bullpen has given up 490 hits on the season and have an earned run average of 4.67. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen while being struck out 449 times and walking 176 times this season. As a team, Oakland has allowed 8.76 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.36 batters per nine. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.17.
Oakland is batting .251 as a team, which is good for 17th in the league and hitting .245 away from home. The Athletics on-base percentage sits at .312, which puts them at 21st in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .395. They rank 12th in baseball with 8.66 hits per game and Billy Burns leads the team with 150.
Seattle is 35-44 at home while holding a 75-85 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 4.19, Vidal Nuno will come into this game holding a 1-4 record and a 1.31 WHIP. In his starts, the Mariners are 4-5 and he has allowed 74 hits over 68.2 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 7-2. The team is averaging 5 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has given up 505 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 4.21. Teams are hitting .256 against the Mariners bullpen while being struck out 469 times and walking 206 times this season. As a team, Seattle has allowed 8.81 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.92 batters per nine. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.17.
They are batting .249 as a team, which is good for 21st in the league and hitting .250 at home. The Mariners on-base percentage sits at .311, which puts them at 22nd in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .412. They rank 19th in baseball with 8.51 hits per game and Robinson Cano leads the team with 175.
In terms of team defense, the Athletics have a fielding percentage of .980 with 122 total errors, 1,623 assists and 4,271 put outs. For the home team, they hold a .985 team fielding percentage while committing 94 errors, accumulating 1,657 assists and compiling 4,323 put outs.
Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 85-65 against the over/under so far this season
The Oakland Athletics are 75-85 against the run line so far this season
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 78-75 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 73-87 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
09/30/15 P Drew Pomeranz Shoulder out for season
09/27/15 C Carson Blair Knee out for season
09/27/15 P Sonny Gray Hip out for season
09/19/15 C Josh Phegley Concussion out for season
09/16/15 P Jesse Chavez Ribs Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (9/16)
09/03/15 P Evan Scribner Shoulder out for season
09/02/15 P A.J. Griffin Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (9/1)
08/25/15 P Kendall Graveman Oblique Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (8/24)
08/19/15 1B Ike Davis Hip Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (8/18)
07/11/15 P Jesse Hahn Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (7/6)
06/14/15 P Pat Venditte Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/11)
04/05/15 P Jarrod Parker Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/04/15 P Taylor Thompson Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (2/26)
07/09/15 P Charlie Furbush Bicep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/9)
Guy's Pick: Take the Athletics
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