Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics 8/8/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Ariel Miranda vs. Kendall Graveman
O.co Coliseum is the site of the matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Ariel Miranda for the Mariners and Kendall Graveman for the Athletics.
Free $60 in Member MLB Picks No Obligation Click Here
Seattle opens at -106 while Oakland opens at -104. The Mariners have a 54-55-4 over/under record and a 53-60-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 57-55-0 against the run line and have a 61-47-4 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 54-55-4 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 53-60-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 61-47-4 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 57-55-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
08/05/17 P Felix Hernandez Bicep 10-day DL (08/02)
07/29/17 LF Mitch Haniger Facial 10-day DL (07/29)
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)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
08/06/17 RF Matt Joyce Suspension Served available Tuesday vs. Seattle
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 57-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ariel Miranda has a 7-5 record with an earned run average of 4.41 and a WHIP of 1.15. He has 103 strikeouts over his 126.2 innings pitched and he's given up 106 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 351 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 366 hitters and walked 144 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.7 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 4.45. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 973 base hits and 499 earned runs. They have allowed 172 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 343 batters and struck out 856. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.79.
As a team Seattle is hitting .258, good for 12th in the league. The Mariners hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Robinson Cano is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 110 hits this season in 405 at bats with 75 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .464 and an OPS+ of 114. Nelson Cruz is hitting .279 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 107 hits and he has driven in 84 men in 383 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .517. The Mariners have 999 hits, including 195 doubles and 128 home runs. Seattle has walked 346 times so far this season and they have struck out 896 times as a unit. They have left 757 men on base and have a team OPS of .742. They score 4.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 533 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 50-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.96, Kendall Graveman has a 2-3 record and a 1.41 WHIP. He has 32 strikeouts over the 49 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 54 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.72 and they have given up 358 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 363 batters and walked 144 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.65. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 982 base knocks and 511 earned runs this season. They have given up 135 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 353 hitters and struck out 854 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.39.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 28th in the league. The Athletics hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Jed Lowrie comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .350. He has 109 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 402 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .435 with an OPS+ of 114. Yonder Alonso is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .369. He has collected 85 hits in 319 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .527. The Athletics as a unit have 900 base hits, including 208 doubles and 153 homers. Oakland has walked 397 times this year and they have struck out on 1041 occasions. They have had 738 men left on base and have an OPS of .736. They have scored 4.37 runs per game and totaled 489 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -106
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 Josh Schonwald