Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners 9/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Brett Anderson vs. Mike Leake
The Oakland Athletics head to Safeco Field on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 to take on the Seattle Mariners. The expected starting pitchers are Brett Anderson for the Athletics and Mike Leake for the Mariners.
The odds for this matchup have Oakland at -115 and Seattle at -105. The Athletics have a 75-72-9 over/under mark and a 82-74-0 run line record. The Mariners are 75-80-0 against the run line and have a 75-78-2 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 75-72-9 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 82-74-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 75-78-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 75-80-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
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
09/24/18 P Felix Hernandez Hamstring is upgraded to probable for next scheduled start Wednesday vs Oakland Athletics
09/23/18 P James Paxton Illness is upgraded to probable for next scheduled start Monday vs Oakland
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 94-62 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 allows 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.33 and they have given up 499 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen and they've struck out 592 hitters and walked 219 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 1,257 base hits and 592 earned runs. They have allowed 175 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 453 batters and struck out 1,187. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 4.15.
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 7th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Jed Lowrie is hitting .267 with an on-base percentage of .356. He has 152 hits this season in 569 at bats with 94 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .446 and an OPS+ of 121. Marcus Semien is hitting .257 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .322. He has totaled 157 hits and he has driven in 64 men in 611 at bats. His OPS+ is 94 while his slugging percentage is at .383. The Athletics have 1,354 hits, including 315 doubles and 214 home runs. Oakland has walked 524 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,316 times as a unit. They have left 1,047 men on base and have a team OPS of .763. They score 4.97 runs per contest and have scored a total of 775 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 85-70 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 3.77 and they have given up 475 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 519 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 4.11. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,329 base knocks and 632 earned runs this season. They have given up 184 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 382 hitters and struck out 1,255 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 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 .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Mitch Haniger comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .369. He has 164 hits this year along with 91 RBI in 572 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .502 with an OPS+ of 142. Dee Gordon is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .289. He has collected 147 hits in 546 at bats while driving in 32 runs. He has an OPS+ of 77 and a slugging percentage of .342. The Mariners as a unit have 1,345 base hits, including 242 doubles and 171 homers. Seattle has walked 408 times this year and they have struck out on 1,166 occasions. They have had 1,038 men left on base and have an OPS of .724. They have scored 4.14 runs per game and totaled 642 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Athletics -115
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