Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners MLB Point Spread Picks 7/6/2019
Saturday, July 6, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Bassitt vs. Marco Gonzales
Marcus Semien and the Oakland Athletics (48-40, 2nd in AL West) go to T-Mobile Park on Saturday where they'll take on the Seattle Mariners (38-53, 5th in AL West). The Athletics open this matchup at -136 while the Mariners are coming in at +126. The over/under opens at 10.
The Athletics have been a good bet for bettors, having gone 48-40-0 SU. The Mariners are covering 41.8% of the time, going 38-53-0 straight up. The Athletics have been an excellent pick for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 28-21-0 SU. The Mariners are covering 36.4% of the time as the underdog, having gone 24-42-0 straight up.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Athletics have been an inconsistent Over option for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 43-45-0.
The Athletics are covering 52.4% of the time away from home, having gone 22-20-0 straight up.
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
Seattle covers 40.0% of the time at T-Mobile Park, going 18-27-0 SU.
The Mariners have been an excellent Over option for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 57-30-4.
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
7/4/2019 Chad Pinder LF Ankle Probable for Jul 5
7/3/2019 Sean Manaea SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
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
7/4/2019 Mitch Haniger RF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
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
7/2/2019 Yusei Kikuchi SP Personal Probable for Jul 5
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
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 48-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Bassitt has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 3.80 and a WHIP of 1.21 this season. He has 72 strikeouts over his 73.1 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He's allowed 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.00 and they have given up 297 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 329 hitters and walked 131 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 4.06. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 737 base hits and 364 earned runs. They have allowed 99 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 289 batters and struck out 701. 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 4.28.
As a team Oakland is hitting .248, good for 17th in the league. The Athletics hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Marcus Semien is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .351. He has 99 hits this season in 364 at bats with 47 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .448 and an OPS+ of 116. Matt Chapman is hitting .262 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .350. He has totaled 87 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 332 at bats. His OPS+ is 137 while his slugging percentage is at .536. The Athletics have 761 hits, including 160 doubles and 139 home runs. Oakland has walked 299 times so far this season and they have struck out 693 times as a unit. They have left 586 men on base and have a team OPS of .764. They score 5.08 runs per contest and have scored a total of 452 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 38-53 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.39, Marco Gonzales has a 9-7 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 76 strikeouts over the 106.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 118 hits. He's allowing 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.07 and they have given up 359 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 360 batters and walked 177 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 874 base knocks and 467 earned runs this season. They have given up 149 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 296 hitters and struck out 700 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.Related: Fixed Games - Point Shaving - NBA Refs - NFL fixed Games - Matt Holt and Tony George talk about it all in this video
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 21st in the league. The Mariners hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Edwin Encarnacion comes into this matchup batting .225 with an OBP of .339. He has 66 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 293 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .512 with an OPS+ of 127. Domingo Santana is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 97 hits in 345 at bats while driving in 63 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .496. The Mariners as a unit have 763 base hits, including 155 doubles and 155 homers. Seattle has walked 348 times this year and they have struck out on 891 occasions. They have had 631 men left on base and have an OPS of .771. They have scored 5.13 runs per game and totaled 467 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Athletics -136
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