Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners 4/15/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, April 15, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sean Manaea vs. Felix Hernandez
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Oakland Athletics and the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, April 15, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Sean Manaea for the Athletics and Felix Hernandez for the Mariners.
Oakland opens at +100 while Seattle opens at -110. The Athletics have a 7-6-1 over/under record and a 5-9-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 8-3-0 against the run line and have a 8-3-0 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 7-6-1 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 5-9-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 8-3-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 8-3-0 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 5-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sean Manaea has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 1.74 and a WHIP of 0.77 this year. He has 16 strikeouts over his 20.2 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He's allowed 6.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 60 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .288 against the bullpen and they've struck out 38 hitters and walked 11 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.5 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 5.04. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 126 base hits and 65 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 4.37.
As a team Oakland is hitting .263, good for 4th in the league. The Athletics hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.8 hits per game. Matt Chapman is hitting .358 with an on-base percentage of .424. He has 19 hits this season in 53 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .698 and an OPS+ of 220. Jed Lowrie is hitting .310 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 18 hits and he has driven in 11 men in 58 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .517. The Athletics have 127 hits, including 20 doubles and 18 home runs. Oakland has walked 49 times so far this season and they have struck out 123 times as a unit. They have left 102 men on base and have a team OPS of .760. They score 4.92 runs per contest and have scored a total of 64 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 7-4 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.60, Felix Hernandez has a 2-1 record and a 1.47 WHIP this season. He has 8 strikeouts over the 15 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 14 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.96 and they have given up 32 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 43 batters and walked 12 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 5.38. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 83 base knocks and 52 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 4.76.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 6th in the league. The Mariners hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Robinson Cano comes into this matchup batting .424 with an OBP of .578. He has 14 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 33 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .545 with an OPS+ of 225. Jean Segura is hitting .348 this season and he has an OBP of .388. He has collected 16 hits in 46 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 147 and a slugging percentage of .478. The Mariners as a unit have 94 base hits, including 20 doubles and 11 homers. Seattle has walked 36 times this year and they have struck out on 82 occasions. They have had 73 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They have scored 5.1 runs per game and totaled 51 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -110
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