Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics 5/22/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Leake vs. Trevor Cahill
Oakland Coliseum is the site of the matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Mike Leake for the Mariners and Trevor Cahill for the Athletics.
Seattle opens at +135 while Oakland opens at -145. The Mariners have a 27-19-0 over/under record and a 25-21-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 22-25-0 against the run line and have a 24-20-3 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 27-19-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 25-21-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 24-20-3 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 22-25-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/13/18 2B Robinson Cano Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 8/14 vs Oakland Athletics)
05/03/18 RF Ichiro Suzuki Retired is out for season
05/01/18 P Erasmo Ramirez Arm 10-day DL (05/01)
03/26/18 P David Phelps Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
05/21/18 P Brett Anderson Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
05/20/18 LF Khris Davis Leg left last game, is "?" Tuesday vs Seattle Mariners
05/17/18 P Andrew Triggs Forearm 10-day DL (05/18)
04/28/18 P Ryan Buchter Shoulder 10-day DL (04/26)
04/14/18 P Liam Hendriks Groin 10-day DL (04/14)
04/08/18 CF Boog Powell Knee 10-day DL (04/07)
03/29/18 P Paul Blackburn Forearm 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jharel Cotton Elbow 60-day DL (03/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 27-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Leake has a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 6.00 and a WHIP of 1.53 this year. He has 34 strikeouts over his 51 innings pitched and he's given up 62 hits. He's allowed 10.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.87 and they have given up 135 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the bullpen and they've struck out 173 hitters and walked 52 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 393 base hits and 196 earned runs. They have allowed 57 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 129 batters and struck out 409. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 4.08.
As a team Seattle is hitting .257, good for 7th in the league. The Mariners hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Dee Gordon is hitting .304 with an on-base percentage of .330. He has 56 hits this season in 184 at bats with 13 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .386 and an OPS+ of 99. Jean Segura is hitting .318 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .337. He has totaled 61 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 192 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .458. The Mariners have 403 hits, including 87 doubles and 54 home runs. Seattle has walked 134 times so far this season and they have struck out 349 times as a unit. They have left 321 men on base and have a team OPS of .750. They score 4.59 runs per contest and have scored a total of 211 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 25-22 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.79, Trevor Cahill has a 1-2 record and a 1.00 WHIP this season. He has 32 strikeouts over the 29 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 22 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 176 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 151 batters and walked 68 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 417 base knocks and 199 earned runs this season. They have given up 60 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 132 hitters and struck out 353 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.34.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 12th in the league. The Athletics hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Marcus Semien comes into this matchup batting .276 with an OBP of .323. He has 56 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 203 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .404 with an OPS+ of 101. Jed Lowrie is hitting .320 this season and he has an OBP of .389. He has collected 58 hits in 181 at bats while driving in 37 runs. He has an OPS+ of 157 and a slugging percentage of .547. The Athletics as a unit have 410 base hits, including 95 doubles and 61 homers. Oakland has walked 160 times this year and they have struck out on 428 occasions. They have had 325 men left on base and have an OPS of .755. They have scored 4.72 runs per game and totaled 222 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Athletics -145
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