Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners 9/2/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 2, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jharel Cotton vs. Yovani Gallardo
The Oakland Athletics head to Safeco Field on Saturday, September 2, 2017 to take on the Seattle Mariners. The expected starting pitchers are Jharel Cotton for the Athletics and Yovani Gallardo for the Mariners.
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The odds for this matchup have Oakland at +115 and Seattle at -125. The Athletics have a 71-58-4 over/under mark and a 68-65-0 run line record. The Mariners are 61-73-0 against the run line and have a 65-64-5 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 71-58-4 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 68-65-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 65-64-5 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 61-73-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
08/26/17 P Paul Blackburn Wrist 10-day DL (08/23)
07/28/17 C Josh Phegley Oblique 10-day DL (07/25)
07/02/17 CF Dustin Fowler Knee 60-day DL (06/30)
06/10/17 P Andrew Triggs Hip 60-day DL (06/10)
05/28/17 P Bobby Wahl Shoulder 60-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
08/23/17 P Tony Zych Elbow 10-day DL (08/20)
08/19/17 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin 10-day DL (08/19)
08/11/17 P James Paxton Pectoral 10-day DL (08/11)
08/05/17 P Felix Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (08/02)
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 60-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)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 60-day DL (03/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 58-75 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jharel Cotton has a 7-10 record with an earned run average of 5.40 and a WHIP of 1.43. He has 91 strikeouts over his 110 innings pitched and he's given up 112 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.63 and they have given up 427 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 435 hitters and walked 169 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.73. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 1,189 base hits and 617 earned runs. They have allowed 171 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 410 batters and struck out 999. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.50.
As a team Oakland is hitting .243, good for 28th in the league. The Athletics hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Khris Davis is hitting .232 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 111 hits this season in 478 at bats with 91 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .510 and an OPS+ of 122. Jed Lowrie is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 128 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 475 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .438. The Athletics have 1,085 hits, including 247 doubles and 187 home runs. Oakland has walked 465 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,234 times as a unit. They have left 878 men on base and have a team OPS of .744. They score 4.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 587 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 66-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.78, Yovani Gallardo has a 5-10 record and a 1.50 WHIP. He has 90 strikeouts over the 123 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 129 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.96 and they have given up 431 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 441 batters and walked 177 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.51. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,172 base knocks and 599 earned runs this season. They have given up 204 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 419 hitters and struck out 1,017 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.82.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 13th in the league. The Mariners hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Nelson Cruz comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .371. He has 130 hits this year along with 103 RBI in 453 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .547 with an OPS+ of 145. Robinson Cano is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .331. He has collected 131 hits in 481 at bats while driving in 78 runs. He has an OPS+ of 109 and a slugging percentage of .449. The Mariners as a unit have 1,182 base hits, including 239 doubles and 151 homers. Seattle has walked 403 times this year and they have struck out on 1,054 occasions. They have had 901 men left on base and have an OPS of .739. They have scored 4.63 runs per game and totaled 620 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Athletics +115
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