Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics 9/26/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: James Paxton vs. Daniel Mengden
O.co Coliseum is the site of the matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are James Paxton for the Mariners and Daniel Mengden for the Athletics.
Seattle opens at +113 while Oakland opens at -123. The Mariners have a 73-78-5 over/under record and a 67-89-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 82-73-0 against the run line and have a 82-69-4 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 73-78-5 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 67-89-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 82-69-4 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 82-73-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
09/11/17 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin out for season
09/04/17 P David Phelps Elbow 60-day DL (08/31)
08/23/17 P Tony Zych Elbow 10-day DL (08/20)
05/10/17 P Hisashi Iwakuma Shoulder 60-day DL (05/07)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 60-day DL (03/31)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
09/23/17 P Sean Manaea Back "?" for next scheduled start
08/26/17 P Paul Blackburn Wrist 60-day DL (08/23)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 75-81 overall record this season. Starting pitcher James Paxton has a 12-5 record with an earned run average of 3.03 and a WHIP of 1.13. He has 142 strikeouts over his 124.2 innings pitched and he's given up 104 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.03 and they have given up 505 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 524 hitters and walked 204 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.46. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 1,350 base hits and 689 earned runs. They have allowed 229 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 476 batters and struck out 1,195. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.72.
As a team Seattle is hitting .258, good for 15th in the league. The Mariners hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Nelson Cruz is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .376. He has 154 hits this season in 533 at bats with 115 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .550 and an OPS+ of 147. Robinson Cano is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 161 hits and he has driven in 94 men in 568 at bats. His OPS+ is 114 while his slugging percentage is at .458. The Mariners have 1,380 base hits, including 271 doubles and 185 homers. Seattle has walked 473 times so far this year and they have struck out 1,228 times as a team. They have left 1,051 runners on base and have a team OPS of .745. They tally 4.61 runs per contest and have totaled 719 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 72-83 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.30, Daniel Mengden has a 2-1 record and a 1.07 WHIP. He has 18 strikeouts over the 30 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 27 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.60 and they have given up 503 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 506 batters and walked 197 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,383 base knocks and 711 earned runs this season. They have given up 199 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 482 hitters and struck out 1,154 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.54.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 24th in the league. The Athletics hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Khris Davis comes into this matchup batting .242 with an OBP of .332. He has 131 hits this year along with 105 RBI in 542 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .520 with an OPS+ of 127. Jed Lowrie is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 151 hits in 543 at bats while driving in 67 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .453. The Athletics as a team have 1,288 base knocks, including 291 doubles and 225 home runs. Oakland has walked 550 times this season and they have struck out 1,443 times. They have had 1,037 runners left on base and have an OPS of .757. They have scored 4.6 runs per contest and totaled 713 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Athletics -123
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