Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics MLB Game Picks 7/16/2019
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Marco Gonzales vs. Daniel Mengden
Matt Chapman and the Oakland Athletics (53-41, 2nd in AL West) play the Seattle Mariners (39-58, 5th in AL West) at Oakland Coliseum on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. The Mariners open this matchup at +174 while the Athletics are coming in at -185. The total has been set at 9.5.
The Mariners have been a terrible bet for MLB wagerers, having gone 39-57-0 SU. Oakland is covering 55.9% of the time, going 52-41-0 straight up. The Athletics have been lousy for Las Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 32-22-0 SU. Seattle has gone 25-46-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 35.2% of the time.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Mariners have been a terrible Under pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 60-32-4.
The Mariners are covering 39.1% of the time as a visitor, having gone 18-28-0 straight up.
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
Oakland is covering 60.9% of the time at Oakland Coliseum, going 28-18-0 SU.
The Athletics have been a less than ideal Over pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 45-48-0.
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
7/14/2019 Brandon Brennan RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 17
7/13/2019 Austin Adams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/12/2019 Sam Tuivailala RP Achilles Expected to be out until at least Jul 24
7/12/2019 Felix Hernandez SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
7/12/2019 Mitch Haniger RF Groin Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/12/2019 Braden Bishop CF Chest Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/8/2019 Hunter Strickland RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 25
7/8/2019 Dan Altavilla RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/5/2019 Connor Sadzeck RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 25
7/3/2019 Ryon Healy 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
6/23/2019 Chasen Bradford RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
4/28/2019 Arodys Vizcaino RP Shoulder Out for the season
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
7/12/2019 Marco Estrada SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/8/2019 Jharel Cotton RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 22
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
6/18/2019 Nick Hundley C Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
5/15/2019 Daniel Gossett RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 39-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Marco Gonzales has a 10-7 record with an earned run average of 4.24 and a WHIP of 1.35 this season. He has 82 strikeouts over his 114.2 innings pitched and he's given up 123 hits. He's allowed 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.06 and they have given up 376 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 382 hitters and walked 194 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.26. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 924 base hits and 503 earned runs. They have allowed 162 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 321 batters and struck out 744. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 5.16.
As a team Seattle is hitting .241, good for 24th in the league. The Mariners hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Domingo Santana is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .350. He has 104 hits this season in 368 at bats with 64 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .495 and an OPS+ of 127. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .217 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .328. He has totaled 68 hits and he has driven in 59 men in 313 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .489. The Mariners have 802 hits, including 160 doubles and 162 home runs. Seattle has walked 356 times so far this season and they have struck out 943 times as a unit. They have left 657 men on base and have a team OPS of .762. They score 4.99 runs per contest and have scored a total of 484 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 53-41 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.73, Daniel Mengden has a 4-1 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He has 31 strikeouts over the 40 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 41 hits. He's allowing 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.91 and they have given up 307 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 346 batters and walked 135 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.99. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 784 base knocks and 381 earned runs this season. They have given up 105 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 297 hitters and struck out 740 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.25.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 17th in the league. The Athletics hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Matt Chapman comes into this matchup batting .274 with an OBP of .360. He has 96 hits this year along with 54 RBI in 350 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .540 with an OPS+ of 141. Marcus Semien is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .348. He has collected 106 hits in 390 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .451. The Athletics as a unit have 813 base hits, including 168 doubles and 150 homers. Oakland has walked 319 times this year and they have struck out on 731 occasions. They have had 620 men left on base and have an OPS of .767. They have scored 5.14 runs per game and totaled 488 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Athletics -185
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