Friday, April 21, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Hisashi Iwakuma vs. Sean Manaea
The Seattle Mariners visit O.co Coliseum on Friday, April 21, 2017 to play the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are Hisashi Iwakuma for the Mariners and Sean Manaea for the Athletics.
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The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at -120 and Oakland at +100. The Mariners have a 7-9-0 over/under record and a 8-8-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 8-7-0 against the run line and have a 6-9-0 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 7-9-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 8-8-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 6-9-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 8-7-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
04/12/17 SS Jean Segura Hamstring 10-day DL (04/11)
04/03/17 P Rob Whalen Calf 10-day DL (03/31)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Elbow 10-day DL (03/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Appendix 10-day DL (03/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 10-day DL (03/31)
03/31/17 P Steve Cishek Hip 10-day DL (03/31)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
04/17/17 P Kendall Graveman Shoulder 10-day DL (04/16)
04/17/17 SS Marcus Semien Wrist 10-day DL (04/15)
04/06/17 P John Axford Shoulder 10-day DL (4/2)
04/01/17 P Sonny Gray Oblique 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 10-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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 7-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 5.40 and a WHIP of 1.27. He has 6 strikeouts over his 15 innings pitched and he's given up 13 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.69 and they have given up 54 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .280 against the bullpen and they've struck out 44 hitters and walked 19 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.21. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 148 base hits and 67 earned runs. They have allowed 21 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 41 batters and struck out 115. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.15.
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As a team Seattle is hitting .227, good for 22nd in the league. The Mariners hold a .366 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Kyle Seager is hitting .245 with an on-base percentage of .364. He has 13 hits this season in 53 at bats with 11 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .321 and an OPS+ of 100. Jean Segura is hitting .313 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .353. He has totaled 10 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 32 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .406. The Mariners have 121 hits, including 30 doubles and 14 home runs. Seattle has walked 57 times so far this season and they have struck out 123 times as a unit. They have left 111 men on base and have a team OPS of .678. They score 4.31 runs per contest and have scored a total of 69 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 7-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.51, Sean Manaea has a 0-1 record and a 1.04 WHIP. He has 20 strikeouts over the 16.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 8 hits. He allows 4.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.83 and they have given up 45 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 45 batters and walked 17 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 7.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 104 base knocks and 56 earned runs this season. They have given up 11 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 52 hitters and struck out 111 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 3.70.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 17th in the league. The Athletics hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Jed Lowrie comes into this matchup batting .245 with an OBP of .345. He has 12 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 49 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .367 with an OPS+ of 110. Khris Davis is hitting .321 this season and he has an OBP of .355. He has collected 18 hits in 56 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 209 and a slugging percentage of .732. The Athletics as a unit have 116 base hits, including 27 doubles and 19 homers. Oakland has walked 46 times this year and they have struck out on 123 occasions. They have had 87 men left on base and have an OPS of .721. They have scored 3.93 runs per game and totaled 59 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners -120
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