Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics 5/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, May 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Felix Hernandez vs. Sean Manaea
The Seattle Mariners visit Oakland Coliseum on Thursday, May 24, 2018 to play the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are Felix Hernandez for the Mariners and Sean Manaea for the Athletics.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +110 and Oakland at -120. The Mariners have a 27-20-0 over/under record and a 26-21-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 22-26-0 against the run line and have a 24-21-3 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 27-20-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 26-21-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 24-21-3 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 22-26-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/23/18 CF Dee Gordon Toe 10-day DL (05/21)
05/23/18 RF Mitch Haniger Wrist is "?" Wednesday vs Oakland Athletics
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
05/22/18 LF Khris Davis Groin is "?" Wednesday vs Seattle Mariners
05/21/18 P Brett Anderson Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
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 28-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 5.53 and a WHIP of 1.43 this season. He has 49 strikeouts over his 55.1 innings pitched and he's given up 54 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.78 and they have given up 136 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 177 hitters and walked 52 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.21. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 400 base hits and 197 earned runs. They have allowed 57 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 129 batters and struck out 416. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 4.01.
As a team Seattle is hitting .255, good for 10th in the league. The Mariners hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Kyle Seager is hitting .222 with an on-base percentage of .286. He has 41 hits this season in 185 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .422 and an OPS+ of 94. Jean Segura is hitting .315 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 62 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 197 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .452. The Mariners have 409 hits, including 88 doubles and 55 home runs. Seattle has walked 138 times so far this season and they have struck out 359 times as a unit. They have left 328 men on base and have a team OPS of .745. They score 4.55 runs per contest and have scored a total of 214 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 25-23 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.71, Sean Manaea has a 5-4 record and a 0.86 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 66.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 46 hits. He's allowing 6.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 178 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 158 batters and walked 70 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.2. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 423 base knocks and 202 earned runs this season. They have given up 61 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 136 hitters and struck out 363 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.31.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 12th in the league. The Athletics hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Marcus Semien comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .325. He has 58 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 208 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .404 with an OPS+ of 102. Jed Lowrie is hitting .314 this season and he has an OBP of .382. He has collected 58 hits in 185 at bats while driving in 37 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .535. The Athletics as a unit have 417 base hits, including 97 doubles and 61 homers. Oakland has walked 160 times this year and they have struck out on 435 occasions. They have had 331 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.67 runs per game and totaled 224 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners +110
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