Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners Expert MLB Picks Against the Spread 5/13/2019
Monday, May 13, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Fiers vs. Yusei Kikuchi
The Oakland Athletics visit T-Mobile Park on Monday, May 13, 2019 to play the Seattle Mariners. The probable starters are Mike Fiers for the Athletics and Yusei Kikuchi for the Mariners.
The opening line for this matchup has Oakland at +117 and Seattle at -127. The Athletics have a 21-20-0 over/under record and a 17-24-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 23-19-0 against the run line and have a 28-12-2 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 21-20-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 17-24-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 28-12-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 23-19-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
05/11/19 LF Khris Davis Hip is questionable Sunday vs Cleveland Indians
04/29/19 CF Mark Canha Wrist 10-day IL (04/29)
04/17/19 P Marco Estrada Back 10-day IL (04/17)
03/25/19 C Chris Herrmann Knee 60-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 P Jharel Cotton Arm 60-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 LF Nick Martini Knee 10-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 P Sean Manaea Shoulder 60-day IL (03/25)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/11/19 2B Dee Gordon Hand is questionable Sunday vs Boston Red Sox
05/10/19 3B Dylan Moore Wrist 10-day IL (05/10)
04/15/19 P Wade LeBlanc Oblique 10-day IL (04/14)
04/11/19 3B Kyle Seager Hand 60-day IL (03/17)
04/02/19 P Hunter Strickland Side 60-day IL (04/02)
03/25/19 P Gerson Bautista Pectoral 10-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 P Sam Tuivailala Achilles 10-day IL (03/17)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 19-22 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Fiers has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 5.48 and a WHIP of 1.24 this season. He has 34 strikeouts over his 46 innings pitched and he's given up 44 hits. He's allowed 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 141 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 166 hitters and walked 67 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 347 base hits and 177 earned runs. They have allowed 47 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 135 batters and struck out 332. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.18.
As a team Oakland is hitting .237, good for 21st in the league. The Athletics hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Matt Chapman is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .371. He has 42 hits this season in 150 at bats with 24 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .560 and an OPS+ of 153. Marcus Semien is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .375. He has totaled 44 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 158 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .411. The Athletics have 334 hits, including 62 doubles and 50 home runs. Oakland has walked 147 times so far this season and they have struck out 311 times as a unit. They have left 283 men on base and have a team OPS of .711. They score 4.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 183 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 20-22 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.54, Yusei Kikuchi has a 2-1 record and a 1.06 WHIP. He has 38 strikeouts over the 48.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 41 hits. He's allowing 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.21 and they have given up 139 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 158 batters and walked 85 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.74. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 390 base knocks and 197 earned runs this season. They have given up 64 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 133 hitters and struck out 333 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.71.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 17th in the league. The Mariners hold a .465 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Domingo Santana comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .352. He has 47 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 164 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .506 with an OPS+ of 135. Mitch Haniger is hitting .227 this season and he has an OBP of .312. He has collected 37 hits in 163 at bats while driving in 21 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .479. The Mariners as a unit have 355 base hits, including 77 doubles and 77 homers. Seattle has walked 162 times this year and they have struck out on 413 occasions. They have had 287 men left on base and have an OPS of .790. They have scored 5.43 runs per game and totaled 228 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Athletics +117
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