Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics 8/15/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Leake vs. Brett Anderson
Oakland Coliseum is the site of the matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Mike Leake for the Mariners and Brett Anderson for the Athletics.
Seattle opens at +124 while Oakland opens at -134. The Mariners have a 58-60-2 over/under record and a 60-60-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 59-60-0 against the run line and have a 55-56-8 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 58-60-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 60-60-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 55-56-8 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 59-60-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
08/14/18 2B Robinson Cano Suspension 80-game suspension; expected to be activated Tuesday vs Oakland Athletics
08/13/18 2B Dee Gordon Shoulder is "?" Tuesday vs Oakland Athletics
08/08/18 P Sam Tuivailala Achilles 10-day DL (08/08)
08/04/18 P Juan Nicasio Knee 10-day DL (08/03)
08/01/18 P Roenis Elias Triceps 10-day DL (07/31)
06/09/18 P Dan Altavilla Elbow 60-day DL (06/07)
05/03/18 RF Ichiro Suzuki Retired is out for season
03/26/18 P David Phelps Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
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 10-day DL (07/07)
07/07/18 RF Matt Joyce Back 10-day DL (07/05)
06/26/18 P Daniel Mengden Foot 10-day DL (06/24)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 69-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Leake has a 8-7 record with an earned run average of 4.11 and a WHIP of 1.31 this year. He has 90 strikeouts over his 146.2 innings pitched and he's given up 162 hits. He's allowed 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 357 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the bullpen and they've struck out 400 hitters and walked 121 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.15. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 1,045 base hits and 496 earned runs. They have allowed 138 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 292 batters and struck out 995. They have walked 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.94.
As a team Seattle is hitting .257, good for 5th in the league. The Mariners hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Jean Segura is hitting .312 with an on-base percentage of .341. He has 144 hits this season in 462 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .437 and an OPS+ of 118. Dee Gordon is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .300. He has totaled 122 hits and he has driven in 22 men in 439 at bats. His OPS+ is 80 while his slugging percentage is at .339. The Mariners have 1,046 hits, including 183 doubles and 136 home runs. Seattle has walked 306 times so far this season and they have struck out 893 times as a unit. They have left 785 men on base and have a team OPS of .729. They score 4.21 runs per contest and have scored a total of 505 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 71-48 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.53, Brett Anderson has a 2-3 record and a 1.41 WHIP this season. He has 25 strikeouts over the 47.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 56 hits. He allows 10.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.39 and they have given up 369 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 435 batters and walked 168 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.85. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 983 base knocks and 461 earned runs this season. They have given up 132 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 349 hitters and struck out 910 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.14.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 13th in the league. The Athletics hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Jed Lowrie comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .350. He has 120 hits this year along with 74 RBI in 443 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .465 with an OPS+ of 126. Marcus Semien is hitting .263 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 125 hits in 475 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .385. The Athletics as a unit have 1,023 base hits, including 232 doubles and 160 homers. Oakland has walked 388 times this year and they have struck out on 1,012 occasions. They have had 802 men left on base and have an OPS of .753. They have scored 4.77 runs per game and totaled 568 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Athletics -134
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