Sunday, July 9, 2017
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Daniel Gossett vs. Felix Hernandez
The Oakland Athletics head to Safeco Field on Sunday, July 9, 2017 to take on the Seattle Mariners. The expected starting pitchers are Daniel Gossett for the Athletics and Felix Hernandez for the Mariners.
Free $60 in Member MLB Picks No Obligation Click Here
The odds for this matchup have Oakland at +162 and Seattle at -172. The Athletics have a 49-36-2 over/under mark and a 42-45-0 run line record. The Mariners are 40-48-0 against the run line and have a 43-41-4 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 49-36-2 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 42-45-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 43-41-4 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 40-48-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
07/06/17 P Jharel Cotton Blister 10-day DL (07/04)
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 60-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 38-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Daniel Gossett has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 6.23 and a WHIP of 1.39. He has 16 strikeouts over his 26 innings pitched and he's given up 33 hits. He allows 11.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.08 and they have given up 291 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 278 hitters and walked 107 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 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 756 base hits and 403 earned runs. They have allowed 105 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 267 batters and struck out 671. 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 4.39.
As a team Oakland is hitting .239, good for 28th in the league. The Athletics hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Jed Lowrie is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 89 hits this season in 310 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .474 and an OPS+ of 126. Yonder Alonso is hitting .279 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .375. He has totaled 69 hits and he has driven in 42 men in 247 at bats. His OPS+ is 154 while his slugging percentage is at .567. The Athletics have 691 hits, including 156 doubles and 123 home runs. Oakland has walked 293 times so far this season and they have struck out 826 times as a unit. They have left 564 men on base and have a team OPS of .737. They score 4.37 runs per contest and have scored a total of 376 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 42-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.04, Felix Hernandez has a 3-3 record and a 1.55 WHIP. He has 38 strikeouts over the 44.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 58 hits. He allows 11.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.28 and they have given up 277 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 277 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 4.65. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 759 base knocks and 399 earned runs this season. They have given up 135 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 276 hitters and struck out 631 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 4.96.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 7th in the league. The Mariners hold a .417 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 .279 with an OBP of .335. He has 85 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 305 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .489 with an OPS+ of 120. Nelson Cruz is hitting .290 this season and he has an OBP of .373. He has collected 83 hits in 286 at bats while driving in 63 runs. He has an OPS+ of 136 and a slugging percentage of .507. The Mariners as a unit have 781 base hits, including 145 doubles and 98 homers. Seattle has walked 280 times this year and they have struck out on 684 occasions. They have had 589 men left on base and have an OPS of .750. They have scored 4.79 runs per game and totaled 417 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners -172
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of Today's Free MLB Picks
Get all of Today's 100% Profit Guaranteed Expert MLB Picks