Thursday, July 6, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Paul Blackburn vs. Sam Gaviglio
The Oakland Athletics visit Safeco Field on Thursday, July 6, 2017 to play the Seattle Mariners. The probable starters are Paul Blackburn for the Athletics and Sam Gaviglio for the Mariners.
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The opening line for this matchup has Oakland at +138 and Seattle at -148. The Athletics have a 46-36-2 over/under record and a 40-44-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 39-46-0 against the run line and have a 40-41-4 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 46-36-2 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 40-44-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 40-41-4 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 39-46-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
07/04/17 3B Ryon Healy Back "?" Wednesday vs. Chicago White Sox
06/25/17 2B Chad Pinder Hamstring 10-day DL (06/24)
06/10/17 P Andrew Triggs Hip 10-day DL (06/10)
05/28/17 P Kendall Graveman Shoulder 10-day DL (05/26)
05/28/17 P Ryan Dull Knee 10-day DL (05/20)
05/28/17 P Bobby Wahl Shoulder 10-day DL (05/24)
04/17/17 SS Marcus Semien Wrist 60-day DL (04/15)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 CF Jake Smolinski Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
06/01/17 P Evan Marshall Hamstring 60-day DL (05/06)
05/14/17 P Ryan Weber Bicep 60-day DL (05/14)
05/10/17 P Hisashi Iwakuma Shoulder 10-day DL (05/07)
04/30/17 P Evan Scribner Elbow 60-day DL (04/26)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Forearm 60-day DL (03/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Shoulder 60-day DL (03/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 60-day DL (03/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 36-48 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Paul Blackburn has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 0.00 and a WHIP of 0.67. He has 4 strikeouts over his 6 innings pitched and he's given up 3 hits. He allows 4.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.89 and they have given up 283 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 271 hitters and walked 106 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.78. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 727 base hits and 389 earned runs. They have allowed 99 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 264 batters and struck out 652. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.36.
As a team Oakland is hitting .238, good for 28th in the league. The Athletics hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Yonder Alonso is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .375. He has 66 hits this season in 236 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .551 and an OPS+ of 150. Jed Lowrie is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .348. He has totaled 83 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 299 at bats. His OPS+ is 122 while his slugging percentage is at .468. The Athletics have 664 hits, including 151 doubles and 116 home runs. Oakland has walked 280 times so far this season and they have struck out 800 times as a unit. They have left 550 men on base and have a team OPS of .731. They score 4.28 runs per contest and have scored a total of 355 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 41-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.48, Sam Gaviglio has a 3-3 record and a 1.20 WHIP. He has 31 strikeouts over the 51.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 46 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 270 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 264 batters and walked 106 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.58. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 732 base knocks and 379 earned runs this season. They have given up 128 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 263 hitters and struck out 599 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.93.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 8th in the league. The Mariners hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Nelson Cruz comes into this matchup batting .286 with an OBP of .369. He has 79 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 276 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 133. Robinson Cano is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .336. He has collected 82 hits in 293 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .498. The Mariners as a unit have 753 base hits, including 142 doubles and 93 homers. Seattle has walked 273 times this year and they have struck out on 668 occasions. They have had 573 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.81 runs per game and totaled 404 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners -148
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