Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics MLB Point Spread Picks 5/24/2019
Friday, May 24, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Wade LeBlanc vs. Daniel Mengden
Oakland Coliseum is the site where Matt Chapman and the Oakland Athletics (25-25, 3rd in AL West) will take on the Seattle Mariners (23-29, 5th in AL West) on Friday. The Mariners open this contest at +138 while the Athletics are priced at -148. The O/U has been set at 9.
The Mariners have been excellent for Las Vegas, having gone 23-29-0 SU. The Athletics cover 50.0% of the time, going 25-25-0 straight up. The Athletics have been a decent play for bettors as a favorite, going 17-14-0 SU. Seattle covers 34.2% of the time as an underdog, having gone 13-25-0 straight up.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Mariners have been a rough Under choice for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 34-16-2.
The Mariners cover 42.3% of the time as a visitor, having gone 11-15-0 straight up.
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
Oakland covers 63.6% of the time at Oakland Coliseum, going 14-8-0 SU.
The Athletics have been a less than ideal Over choice for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 24-26-0.
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/23/19 C Omar Narvaez Knee is questionable Friday vs Oakland Athletics
05/22/19 2B Dee Gordon Wrist 10-day IL (05/21)
05/22/19 1B Ryon Healy Back 10-day IL (05/21)
05/12/19 P Felix Hernandez Shoulder 10-day IL (05/12)
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)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
05/22/19 LF Khris Davis Hip is questionable
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 23-29 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wade LeBlanc has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 7.36 and a WHIP of 1.91 this season. He has 14 strikeouts over his 18.1 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He's allowed 13.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.59 and they have given up 186 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 200 hitters and walked 106 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.13. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 501 base hits and 263 earned runs. They have allowed 89 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 169 batters and struck out 416. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.99.
As a team Seattle is hitting .243, good for 19th in the league. The Mariners hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Domingo Santana is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .332. He has 52 hits this season in 196 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .459 and an OPS+ of 116. Mitch Haniger is hitting .232 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .325. He has totaled 46 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 198 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .490. The Mariners have 433 hits, including 92 doubles and 93 home runs. Seattle has walked 185 times so far this season and they have struck out 511 times as a unit. They have left 342 men on base and have a team OPS of .774. They score 5.21 runs per contest and have scored a total of 271 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 25-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.65, Daniel Mengden has a 1-1 record and a 1.14 WHIP. He has 9 strikeouts over the 12.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 8 hits. He's allowing 5.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.09 and they have given up 161 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 186 batters and walked 81 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 408 base knocks and 210 earned runs this season. They have given up 60 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 172 hitters and struck out 406 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.26.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 17th in the league. The Athletics hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Matt Chapman comes into this matchup batting .262 with an OBP of .355. He has 49 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 187 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .513 with an OPS+ of 135. Marcus Semien is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .358. He has collected 54 hits in 202 at bats while driving in 22 runs. He has an OPS+ of 112 and a slugging percentage of .411. The Athletics as a unit have 431 base hits, including 82 doubles and 72 homers. Oakland has walked 182 times this year and they have struck out on 389 occasions. They have had 353 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They have scored 4.8 runs per game and totaled 245 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners +138
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