Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics 9/2/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 2, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Felix Hernandez vs. Edwin Jackson
The Seattle Mariners head to Oakland Coliseum on Sunday, September 2, 2018 to take on the Oakland Athletics. The expected starting pitchers are Felix Hernandez for the Mariners and Edwin Jackson for the Athletics.
The odds for this matchup have Seattle at +141 and Oakland at -151. The Mariners have a 66-67-2 over/under mark and a 67-68-0 run line record. The Athletics are 70-66-0 against the run line and have a 61-66-9 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 66-67-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 67-68-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 61-66-9 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 70-66-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
08/31/18 SS Jean Segura Shin is questionable Saturday vs Oakland Athletics
08/30/18 P James Paxton Arm 10-day DL (08/15); expected to be activated and start Saturday
08/27/18 P Marco Gonzales Neck 10-day DL (08/27)
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)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
08/29/18 P Brett Anderson Forearm 10-day DL (08/29)
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)
07/07/18 RF Matt Joyce Back 10-day DL (07/05)
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 75-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez has a 8-12 record with an earned run average of 5.49 and a WHIP of 1.39 this year. He has 116 strikeouts over his 142.2 innings pitched and he's given up 146 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.92 and they have given up 414 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 441 hitters and walked 143 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 1,185 base hits and 567 earned runs. They have allowed 161 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 337 batters and struck out 1,098. They have walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 4.05.
As a team Seattle is hitting .256, good for 8th in the league. The Mariners hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Mitch Haniger is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .365. He has 139 hits this season in 496 at bats with 84 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .486 and an OPS+ of 136. Dee Gordon is hitting .276 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .297. He has totaled 135 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 490 at bats. His OPS+ is 79 while his slugging percentage is at .341. The Mariners have 1,177 hits, including 207 doubles and 152 home runs. Seattle has walked 341 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,025 times as a unit. They have left 893 men on base and have a team OPS of .724. They score 4.15 runs per contest and have scored a total of 560 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 81-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.03, Edwin Jackson has a 4-3 record and a 1.16 WHIP this season. He has 49 strikeouts over the 68.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 55 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.25 and they have given up 412 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 503 batters and walked 187 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.78. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,114 base knocks and 518 earned runs this season. They have given up 156 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 394 hitters and struck out 1,041 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 4.17.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 14th in the league. The Athletics hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Jed Lowrie comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .358. He has 139 hits this year along with 84 RBI in 505 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .473 with an OPS+ of 130. Marcus Semien is hitting .261 this season and he has an OBP of .322. He has collected 141 hits in 540 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .385. The Athletics as a unit have 1,175 base hits, including 275 doubles and 186 homers. Oakland has walked 443 times this year and they have struck out on 1,141 occasions. They have had 923 men left on base and have an OPS of .758. They have scored 4.75 runs per game and totaled 646 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners +141
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