Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners 4/14/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, April 14, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Kendall Graveman vs. Marco Gonzales
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Oakland Athletics and the Seattle Mariners on Saturday, April 14, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Kendall Graveman for the Athletics and Marco Gonzales for the Mariners.
Oakland opens at -103 while Seattle opens at -107. The Athletics have a 6-6-1 over/under record and a 5-8-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 7-3-0 against the run line and have a 7-3-0 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 6-6-1 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 5-8-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 7-3-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 7-3-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
04/08/18 CF Boog Powell Knee 10-day DL (04/07)
04/08/18 SS Chad Pinder Knee 10-day DL (04/07)
03/29/18 C Josh Phegley Hand 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 P Paul Blackburn Forearm 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jharel Cotton Elbow 60-day DL (03/21)
03/26/18 LF Renato Nunez Hamstring 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Ryan Dull Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
04/12/18 1B Ryon Healy Ankle 10-day DL (04/08)
04/04/18 DH Nelson Cruz Ankle 10-day DL (04/01)
03/31/18 C Mike Zunino Side 10-day DL (03/31)
03/29/18 RF Ben Gamel Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 P Erasmo Ramirez Back 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P David Phelps Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 5-8 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kendall Graveman has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 9.45 and a WHIP of 1.88 this year. He has 5 strikeouts over his 13.1 innings pitched and he's given up 20 hits. He's allowed 13.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 8.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.19 and they have given up 54 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .278 against the bullpen and they've struck out 35 hitters and walked 10 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.5 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.5. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 126 base hits and 58 earned runs. They have allowed 18 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 26 batters and struck out 84. They have walked 2 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.38.
As a team Oakland is hitting .265, good for 3rd in the league. The Athletics hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Matt Chapman is hitting .347 with an on-base percentage of .418. He has 17 hits this season in 49 at bats with 11 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .653 and an OPS+ of 208. Jed Lowrie is hitting .333 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .390. He has totaled 18 hits and he has driven in 11 men in 54 at bats. His OPS+ is 173 while his slugging percentage is at .556. The Athletics have 119 hits, including 20 doubles and 15 home runs. Oakland has walked 45 times so far this season and they have struck out 116 times as a unit. They have left 95 men on base and have a team OPS of .756. They score 4.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 60 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 6-4 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.27, Marco Gonzales has a 1-1 record and a 1.73 WHIP this season. He has 6 strikeouts over the 8.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 14 hits. He allows 14.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.04 and they have given up 31 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 40 batters and walked 10 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.97. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 83 base knocks and 48 earned runs this season. They have given up 15 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 32 hitters and struck out 79 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.77.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 7th in the league. The Mariners hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Robinson Cano comes into this matchup batting .406 with an OBP of .537. He has 13 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 32 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .531 with an OPS+ of 208. Jean Segura is hitting .333 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 14 hits in 42 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 144 and a slugging percentage of .476. The Mariners as a unit have 83 base hits, including 18 doubles and 9 homers. Seattle has walked 33 times this year and they have struck out on 75 occasions. They have had 67 men left on base and have an OPS of .724. They have scored 4.4 runs per game and totaled 44 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -107
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