Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners 9/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Brett Anderson vs. Mike Leake
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Oakland Athletics and the Seattle Mariners on Monday, September 24, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Brett Anderson for the Athletics and Mike Leake for the Mariners.
Oakland opens at +105 while Seattle opens at -125. The Athletics have a 75-71-9 over/under record and a 82-73-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 75-79-0 against the run line and have a 75-77-2 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 75-71-9 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 82-73-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 75-77-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 75-79-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
09/21/18 P Trevor Cahill Back is probable for next scheduled start Sunday vs Minnesota
08/26/18 P Sean Manaea Shoulder 10-day DL (08/26)
08/06/18 LF Jake Smolinski Blood Clot 60-day DL (08/05)
07/25/18 P Kendall Graveman Elbow is out for season
07/14/18 P Andrew Triggs Forearm 60-day DL (05/18)
07/08/18 P Paul Blackburn Elbow 60-day DL (07/07)
06/08/18 CF Boog Powell Knee 60-day DL (04/07)
06/06/18 P Daniel Gossett Elbow 60-day DL (06/04)
03/26/18 P Jharel Cotton Elbow 60-day DL (03/21)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
09/16/18 P Felix Hernandez Hamstring is questionable for next scheduled start
09/14/18 P James Paxton Illness is questionable for next scheduled start
08/08/18 P Sam Tuivailala Achilles 60-day DL (08/08)
08/04/18 P Juan Nicasio Knee is out for season
05/03/18 RF Ichiro Suzuki Retired is out for season
03/26/18 P David Phelps Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 94-61 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brett Anderson has a 4-5 record with an earned run average of 3.96 and a WHIP of 1.23 this year. He has 39 strikeouts over his 75 innings pitched and he's given up 79 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.36 and they have given up 495 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen and they've struck out 587 hitters and walked 219 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.78. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 1,248 base hits and 589 earned runs. They have allowed 174 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 453 batters and struck out 1,177. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 4.16.
As a team Oakland is hitting .252, good for 11th in the league. The Athletics hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Marcus Semien is hitting .259 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 157 hits this season in 607 at bats with 64 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .386 and an OPS+ of 95. Jed Lowrie is hitting .267 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .355. He has totaled 152 hits and he has driven in 94 men in 569 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .446. The Athletics have 1,346 hits, including 314 doubles and 213 home runs. Oakland has walked 520 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,311 times as a unit. They have left 1,038 men on base and have a team OPS of .763. They score 4.99 runs per contest and have scored a total of 774 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 85-69 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.10, Mike Leake has a 10-10 record and a 1.26 WHIP this season. He has 117 strikeouts over the 184.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 199 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.74 and they have given up 471 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 515 batters and walked 161 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,317 base knocks and 626 earned runs this season. They have given up 183 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 381 hitters and struck out 1,246 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.05.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 7th in the league. The Mariners hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Dee Gordon comes into this matchup batting .269 with an OBP of .289. He has 147 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 546 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .342 with an OPS+ of 77. Mitch Haniger is hitting .287 this season and he has an OBP of .369. He has collected 164 hits in 572 at bats while driving in 91 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .502. The Mariners as a unit have 1,339 base hits, including 241 doubles and 171 homers. Seattle has walked 406 times this year and they have struck out on 1,162 occasions. They have had 1,031 men left on base and have an OPS of .726. They have scored 4.16 runs per game and totaled 641 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -125
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