Saturday, July 8, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Smith vs. Andrew Moore
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Oakland Athletics and the Seattle Mariners on Saturday, July 8, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Chris Smith for the Athletics and Andrew Moore for the Mariners.
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Oakland opens at +100 while Seattle opens at -120. The Athletics have a 48-36-2 over/under record and a 42-44-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 39-48-0 against the run line and have a 42-41-4 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 48-36-2 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 42-44-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 42-41-4 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 39-48-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
07/06/17 P Jharel Cotton Blister 10-day DL (07/06)
07/05/17 C Josh Phegley Paternity List out indefinitely
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)
04/01/17 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 38-48 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Smith has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 0.00 and a WHIP of 1.00. He has 1 strikeout over his 1.2 innings pitched and he's given up 1 hit. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.97 and they have given up 288 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 278 hitters and walked 106 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.79. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 745 base hits and 399 earned runs. They have allowed 103 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 266 batters and struck out 671. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 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 29th in the league. The Athletics hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Jed Lowrie is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 87 hits this season in 306 at bats with 30 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .471 and an OPS+ of 125. Yonder Alonso is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .375. He has totaled 68 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 243 at bats. His OPS+ is 154 while his slugging percentage is at .568. The Athletics have 681 hits, including 153 doubles and 121 home runs. Oakland has walked 288 times so far this season and they have struck out 816 times as a unit. They have left 558 men on base and have a team OPS of .735. They score 4.34 runs per contest and have scored a total of 369 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 41-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.60, Andrew Moore has a 1-1 record and a 0.73 WHIP. He has 8 strikeouts over the 15 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 11 hits. He allows 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.31 and they have given up 276 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 276 batters and walked 110 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.62. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 749 base knocks and 392 earned runs this season. They have given up 133 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 271 hitters and struck out 621 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.95.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 7th in the league. The Mariners hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Robinson Cano comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .330. He has 83 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 302 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .487 with an OPS+ of 118. Nelson Cruz is hitting .294 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 83 hits in 282 at bats while driving in 63 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .514. The Mariners as a unit have 770 base hits, including 143 doubles and 96 homers. Seattle has walked 279 times this year and they have struck out on 684 occasions. They have had 584 men left on base and have an OPS of .747. They have scored 4.8 runs per game and totaled 413 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -120
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