Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners 9/26/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Edwin Jackson vs. Felix Hernandez
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Oakland Athletics and the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Edwin Jackson for the Athletics and Felix Hernandez for the Mariners.
Oakland opens at -115 while Seattle opens at -105. The Athletics have a 76-72-9 over/under record and a 83-74-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 75-81-0 against the run line and have a 76-78-2 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 76-72-9 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 83-74-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 76-78-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 75-81-0 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
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 95-62 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Edwin Jackson has a 6-3 record with an earned run average of 3.18 and a WHIP of 1.16 this year. He has 66 strikeouts over his 87.2 innings pitched and he's given up 70 hits. He's allowed 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.31 and they have given up 501 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen and they've struck out 595 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 1,263 base hits and 595 earned runs. They have allowed 177 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 454 batters and struck out 1,195. 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 .439 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. Marcus Semien is hitting .256 with an on-base percentage of .320. He has 157 hits this season in 614 at bats with 65 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .381 and an OPS+ of 93. Jed Lowrie is hitting .267 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 153 hits and he has driven in 95 men in 573 at bats. His OPS+ is 122 while his slugging percentage is at .450. The Athletics have 1,364 hits, including 315 doubles and 218 home runs. Oakland has walked 527 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,327 times as a unit. They have left 1,054 men on base and have a team OPS of .764. They score 4.98 runs per contest and have scored a total of 782 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 85-71 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.46, Felix Hernandez has a 8-13 record and a 1.40 WHIP this season. He has 121 strikeouts over the 151.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 156 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 482 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 525 batters and walked 164 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.7 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 4.13. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,339 base knocks and 639 earned runs this season. They have given up 188 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 385 hitters and struck out 1,266 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 4.07.
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 .314, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Dee Gordon comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .291. He has 148 hits this year along with 34 RBI in 548 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .349 with an OPS+ of 79. Mitch Haniger is hitting .285 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 164 hits in 576 at bats while driving in 91 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .498. The Mariners as a unit have 1,351 base hits, including 243 doubles and 173 homers. Seattle has walked 409 times this year and they have struck out on 1,174 occasions. They have had 1,041 men left on base and have an OPS of .723. They have scored 4.13 runs per game and totaled 645 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners -105
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