Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics MLB Game Picks 7/17/2019
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Carasiti vs. Homer Bailey
Marcus Semien and the Oakland Athletics (53-41, 2nd in AL West) host the Seattle Mariners (39-58, 5th in AL West) at Oakland Coliseum on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. The Mariners open this contest at +160 while the Athletics are coming in at -170. The over/under is set at 9.5.
The Mariners have been awful for baseball wagerers, having gone 39-58-0 SU. The Athletics are covering 56.4% of the time, going 53-41-0 straight up. The Athletics have been an excellent option for baseball bettors as a favorite, going 33-22-0 SU. Seattle is covering 34.7% of the time as an underdog, having gone 25-47-0 straight up.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Mariners have been an excellent Over pick for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 60-33-4.
The Mariners are covering 38.3% of the time away from home, having gone 18-29-0 straight up.
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
Oakland is covering 61.7% of the time at Oakland Coliseum, going 29-18-0 SU.
The Athletics have been a hot and cold Over pick for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 45-49-0.
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 Mitch Haniger RF Groin Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/12/2019 Felix Hernandez SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
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 Matt Carasiti has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 6.14 and a WHIP of 2.05 this season. He has 9 strikeouts over his 7.1 innings pitched and he's given up 10 hits. He's allowed 12.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.35. 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. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .221 with an on-base percentage of .330. He has 70 hits this season in 317 at bats with 62 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .508 and an OPS+ of 122. Domingo Santana is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .350. He has totaled 104 hits and he has driven in 64 men in 368 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .495. 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 4.80, Homer Bailey has a 7-6 record and a 1.41 WHIP. He has 81 strikeouts over the 90 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 89 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.48. 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. Marcus Semien comes into this matchup batting .272 with an OBP of .348. He has 106 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 390 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .451 with an OPS+ of 116. Matt Chapman is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .360. He has collected 96 hits in 350 at bats while driving in 54 runs. He has an OPS+ of 140 and a slugging percentage of .540. 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 -170
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