Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Triggs vs. Chase De Jong
The Oakland Athletics visit Safeco Field on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 to play the Seattle Mariners. The probable starters are Andrew Triggs for the Athletics and Chase De Jong for the Mariners.
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The opening line for this matchup has Oakland at -104 and Seattle at -106. The Athletics have a 20-17-0 over/under record and a 17-20-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 19-19-0 against the run line and have a 19-19-0 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 20-17-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 17-20-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 19-19-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 19-19-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
05/04/17 P Sean Doolittle Shoulder 10-day DL (5/3)
04/30/17 P Sean Manaea Shoulder 10-day DL (4/27)
04/17/17 SS Marcus Semien Wrist 60-day DL (4/15)
04/06/17 P John Axford Shoulder 10-day DL (4/2)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Daniel Mengden Foot 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 CF Jake Smolinski Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 2B Joey Wendle Shoulder 10-day DL (3/31)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/14/17 P Ryan Weber Bicep 10-day DL (5/14)
05/14/17 2B Robinson Cano Quad "?" Monday vs. Oakland Athletics
05/10/17 P Hisashi Iwakuma Shoulder 10-day DL (5/7)
05/06/17 P James Paxton Forearm 10-day DL (5/3)
04/30/17 P Evan Scribner Hip 60-day DL (4/26)
04/26/17 P Felix Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (4/26)
04/26/17 LF Mitch Haniger Oblique 10-day DL (4/26)
04/03/17 P Rob Whalen Calf 10-day DL (3/31)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Elbow 60-day DL (3/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Appendix 60-day DL (3/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 10-day DL (3/31)
03/31/17 P Steve Cishek Hip 10-day DL (3/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 16-21 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Triggs has a 5-2 record with an earned run average of 2.21 and a WHIP of 1.03. He has 31 strikeouts over his 40.2 innings pitched and he's given up 32 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.73 and they have given up 116 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 107 hitters and walked 46 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.4. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 300 base hits and 159 earned runs. They have allowed 35 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 119 batters and struck out 271. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.02.
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As a team Oakland is hitting .236, good for 24th in the league. The Athletics hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Yonder Alonso is hitting .291 with an on-base percentage of .376. He has 32 hits this season in 110 at bats with 29 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .664 and an OPS+ of 191. Jed Lowrie is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .360. He has totaled 38 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 133 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .451. The Athletics have 289 hits, including 61 doubles and 50 home runs. Oakland has walked 118 times so far this season and they have struck out 315 times as a unit. They have left 239 men on base and have a team OPS of .718. They score 3.78 runs per contest and have scored a total of 140 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 17-21 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.85, Chase De Jong has a 0-3 record and a 1.69 WHIP. He has 7 strikeouts over the 18.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 23 hits. He allows 11.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.22 and they have given up 135 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 124 batters and walked 52 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.63. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 344 base knocks and 174 earned runs this season. They have given up 52 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 114 hitters and struck out 280 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.46.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Mariners hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Nelson Cruz comes into this matchup batting .318 with an OBP of .404. He has 42 hits this year along with 31 RBI in 132 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .561 with an OPS+ of 170. Robinson Cano is hitting .296 this season and he has an OBP of .362. He has collected 40 hits in 135 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 149 and a slugging percentage of .533. The Mariners as a unit have 341 base hits, including 74 doubles and 40 homers. Seattle has walked 143 times this year and they have struck out on 298 occasions. They have had 284 men left on base and have an OPS of .752. They have scored 4.79 runs per game and totaled 182 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners -106
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