Sunday, April 23, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Yovani Gallardo vs. Andrew Triggs
The Seattle Mariners visit O.co Coliseum on Sunday, April 23, 2017 to play the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are Yovani Gallardo for the Mariners and Andrew Triggs for the Athletics.
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The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +114 and Oakland at -126. The Mariners have a 8-10-0 over/under record and a 8-10-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 10-7-0 against the run line and have a 7-10-0 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 8-10-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 8-10-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 7-10-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 10-7-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
04/21/17 C Mike Zunino Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Oakland Athletics
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 7-11 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 6.19 and a WHIP of 1.88. He has 9 strikeouts over his 16 innings pitched and he's given up 24 hits. He allows 13.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.69 and they have given up 57 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 49 hitters and walked 24 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.46. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 165 base hits and 79 earned runs. They have allowed 24 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 51 batters and struck out 131. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.26.
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As a team Seattle is hitting .226, good for 22nd in the league. The Mariners hold a .365 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. Mitch Haniger is hitting .300 with an on-base percentage of .410. He has 21 hits this season in 70 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .571 and an OPS+ of 183. Robinson Cano is hitting .229 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .308. He has totaled 16 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 70 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .371. The Mariners have 135 hits, including 34 doubles and 15 home runs. Seattle has walked 65 times so far this season and they have struck out 139 times as a unit. They have left 123 men on base and have a team OPS of .676. They score 4.22 runs per contest and have scored a total of 76 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 9-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 0.00, Andrew Triggs has a 3-0 record and a 0.85 WHIP. He has 9 strikeouts over the 17.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 11 hits. He allows 5.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.77 and they have given up 49 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 51 batters and walked 20 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 7.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.84. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 118 base knocks and 64 earned runs this season. They have given up 12 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 60 hitters and struck out 127 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 3.62.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 13th in the league. The Athletics hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Khris Davis comes into this matchup batting .295 with an OBP of .357. He has 18 hits this year along with 11 RBI in 61 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .672 with an OPS+ of 198. Jed Lowrie is hitting .263 this season and he has an OBP of .348. He has collected 15 hits in 57 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .404. The Athletics as a unit have 133 base hits, including 32 doubles and 22 homers. Oakland has walked 56 times this year and they have struck out on 139 occasions. They have had 103 men left on base and have an OPS of .745. They have scored 4.18 runs per game and totaled 71 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners +114
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