Saturday, April 22, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ariel Miranda vs. Jharel Cotton
The Seattle Mariners visit O.co Coliseum on Saturday, April 22, 2017 to play the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are Ariel Miranda for the Mariners and Jharel Cotton for the Athletics.
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The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +115 and Oakland at -125. The Mariners have a 8-9-0 over/under record and a 8-9-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 9-7-0 against the run line and have a 7-9-0 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 8-9-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 8-9-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 7-9-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 9-7-0 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 60-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 7-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ariel Miranda has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 3.06 and a WHIP of 1.19. He has 14 strikeouts over his 17.2 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.98 and they have given up 56 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .273 against the bullpen and they've struck out 47 hitters and walked 22 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 159 base hits and 76 earned runs. They have allowed 22 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 45 batters and struck out 126. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.11.
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As a team Seattle is hitting .228, good for 21st in the league. The Mariners hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Mitch Haniger is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .418. He has 20 hits this season in 66 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .561 and an OPS+ of 182. Robinson Cano is hitting .242 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .324. He has totaled 16 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 66 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .394. The Mariners have 129 hits, including 34 doubles and 15 home runs. Seattle has walked 61 times so far this season and they have struck out 131 times as a unit. They have left 116 men on base and have a team OPS of .683. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 75 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 8-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.40, Jharel Cotton has a 1-2 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 16.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 15 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 48 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 49 batters and walked 19 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 7.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 112 base knocks and 63 earned runs this season. They have given up 12 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 56 hitters and struck out 119 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.72.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 12th in the league. The Athletics hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Khris Davis comes into this matchup batting .310 with an OBP of .364. He has 18 hits this year along with 11 RBI in 58 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .707 with an OPS+ of 208. Jed Lowrie is hitting .264 this season and he has an OBP of .355. He has collected 14 hits in 53 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .396. The Athletics as a unit have 127 base hits, including 30 doubles and 20 homers. Oakland has walked 50 times this year and they have struck out on 134 occasions. They have had 97 men left on base and have an OPS of .734. They have scored 4.86 runs per game and totaled 68 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners +115
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