Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners MLB Game Picks 7/5/2019
Friday, July 5, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Brett Anderson vs. Yusei Kikuchi
T-Mobile Park is the venue where Domingo Santana and the Seattle Mariners (38-52, 5th in AL West) will take on the Oakland Athletics (47-40, 2nd in AL West) on Friday. The Mariners open this game at +110 while the Athletics are coming in at -120. The over/under has been set at 9.5.
The Athletics have been pretty good for baseball wagerers, having gone 47-40-0 SU. The Mariners are covering 42.2% of the time, going 38-52-0 straight up. The Athletics have been a strong pick for bettors as favorites, going 28-21-0 SU. Seattle covers 36.9% of the time as the underdog, having gone 24-41-0 straight up.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Athletics have been a less than ideal Over option for O/U wagerers, having gone 43-44-0.
The Athletics are covering 52.4% of the time as the visitor, having gone 22-20-0 straight up.
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Mariners are covering 40.9% of the time at T-Mobile Park, going 18-26-0 SU.
The Mariners have been a rough Under option for O/U wagerers, having gone 57-29-4.
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
7/3/2019 Sean Manaea SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/3/2019 Chad Pinder LF Ankle Probable for Jul 4
7/2/2019 Stephen Piscotty RF Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/2/2019 Marco Estrada SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/18/2019 Nick Hundley C Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
6/10/2019 Jharel Cotton RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
5/15/2019 Daniel Gossett RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
7/3/2019 Brandon Brennan RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 16
7/3/2019 Ryon Healy 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
7/3/2019 Mitch Haniger RF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jul 25
7/2/2019 Hunter Strickland RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 22
7/2/2019 Felix Hernandez SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 25
7/2/2019 Yusei Kikuchi SP Personal Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
6/26/2019 Sam Tuivailala RP Achilles Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/23/2019 Chasen Bradford RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
6/18/2019 Connor Sadzeck RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
6/17/2019 Braden Bishop CF Chest Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
4/28/2019 Arodys Vizcaino RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 47-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brett Anderson has a 8-5 record with an earned run average of 3.92 and a WHIP of 1.33 this season. He has 48 strikeouts over his 96.1 innings pitched and he's given up 95 hits. He's allowed 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.05 and they have given up 295 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 324 hitters and walked 130 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 726 base hits and 363 earned runs. They have allowed 99 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 286 batters and struck out 693. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 4.30.
As a team Oakland is hitting .247, good for 17th in the league. The Athletics hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Matt Chapman is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .352. He has 87 hits this season in 328 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .543 and an OPS+ of 139. Marcus Semien is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .348. He has totaled 97 hits and he has driven in 42 men in 360 at bats. His OPS+ is 111 while his slugging percentage is at .431. The Athletics have 749 hits, including 159 doubles and 137 home runs. Oakland has walked 296 times so far this season and they have struck out 687 times as a unit. They have left 577 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 5.06 runs per contest and have scored a total of 445 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 38-52 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.12, Yusei Kikuchi has a 4-5 record and a 1.51 WHIP. He has 68 strikeouts over the 91.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 106 hits. He's allowing 10.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.05 and they have given up 350 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 354 batters and walked 174 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.19. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 864 base knocks and 462 earned runs this season. They have given up 147 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 293 hitters and struck out 692 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 5.08.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 21st in the league. The Mariners hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Domingo Santana comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .351. He has 95 hits this year along with 63 RBI in 341 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .496 with an OPS+ of 128. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .226 this season and he has an OBP of .341. He has collected 65 hits in 288 at bats while driving in 55 runs. He has an OPS+ of 126 and a slugging percentage of .507. The Mariners as a unit have 753 base hits, including 154 doubles and 153 homers. Seattle has walked 345 times this year and they have struck out on 885 occasions. They have had 626 men left on base and have an OPS of .770. They have scored 5.14 runs per game and totaled 463 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners +110
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