Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics MLB Point Spread Picks 5/26/2019
Sunday, May 26, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Leake vs. Brett Anderson
Matt Chapman and the Oakland Athletics (26-25, 3rd in AL West) play the Seattle Mariners (23-30, 5th in AL West) at Oakland Coliseum on Sunday, May 26, 2019. The line on this game has the Mariners coming in at +148 and the Athletics are at -158. The total opens at 9.5.
The Mariners have been lousy for baseball bettors, having gone 23-30-0 SU. The Athletics are covering 51.0% of the time, going 26-25-0 straight up. The Athletics have been a very good bet for wagerers as a favorite, going 18-14-0 SU. Seattle has went 13-26-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 33.3% of the time.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Mariners have been a very good Over option for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 34-17-2.
Seattle covers 40.7% of the time away from home, having gone 11-16-0 straight up.
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Athletics are covering 65.2% of the time at Oakland Coliseum, going 15-8-0 SU.
The Athletics have been a less than ideal Over option for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 24-27-0.
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 23-30 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Leake has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 4.73 and a WHIP of 1.44 this season. He has 45 strikeouts over his 59 innings pitched and he's given up 74 hits. He's allowed 11.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.55 and they have given up 189 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 205 hitters and walked 108 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 5.14. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 509 base hits and 268 earned runs. They have allowed 92 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 172 batters and struck out 425. 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 5.03.
As a team Seattle is hitting .243, good for 22nd in the league. The Mariners hold a .454 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Domingo Santana is hitting .274 with an on-base percentage of .338. He has 55 hits this season in 201 at bats with 39 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .468 and an OPS+ of 119. Mitch Haniger is hitting .228 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .322. He has totaled 46 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 202 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .480. The Mariners have 443 hits, including 95 doubles and 93 home runs. Seattle has walked 193 times so far this season and they have struck out 520 times as a unit. They have left 357 men on base and have a team OPS of .774. They score 5.15 runs per contest and have scored a total of 273 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 26-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.14, Brett Anderson has a 5-3 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 28 strikeouts over the 54.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 54 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.03 and they have given up 166 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 191 batters and walked 84 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.06. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 418 base knocks and 212 earned runs this season. They have given up 60 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 180 hitters and struck out 415 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 4.26.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 19th in the league. The Athletics hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Matt Chapman comes into this matchup batting .257 with an OBP of .348. He has 49 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 191 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .503 with an OPS+ of 130. Marcus Semien is hitting .270 this season and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 55 hits in 204 at bats while driving in 22 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .412. The Athletics as a unit have 439 base hits, including 83 doubles and 75 homers. Oakland has walked 185 times this year and they have struck out on 398 occasions. They have had 358 men left on base and have an OPS of .746. They have scored 4.83 runs per game and totaled 251 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners +148
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