Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics MLB Point Spread Picks 6/15/2019
Saturday, June 15, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Wade LeBlanc vs. Frankie Montas
Marcus Semien and the Oakland Athletics (35-34, 3rd in AL West) play the Seattle Mariners (29-43, 5th in AL West) at Oakland Coliseum on Saturday, June 15, 2019. The odds on this matchup have the Mariners priced at +165 and the Athletics are at -175. The O/U is set at 9.5.
The Mariners have been awful for baseball wagerers, having gone 29-43-0 SU. Oakland covers 50.7% of the time, going 35-34-0 straight up. The Athletics have been great for MLB wagerers as favorites, going 23-18-0 SU. The Mariners cover 35.2% of the time as the underdog, having gone 19-35-0 straight up.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Mariners have been a strong Over option for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 47-22-3.
Seattle covers 40.0% of the time as a visitor, having gone 14-21-0 straight up.
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Athletics cover 58.1% of the time at Oakland Coliseum, going 18-13-0 SU.
The Athletics have been a pretty good Under option for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 33-36-0.
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
6/13/2019 Brandon Brennan RP Shoulder Probable for Jun 14
6/12/2019 Connor Sadzeck RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/11/2019 Felix Hernandez SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
6/11/2019 J.P SS Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/11/2019 Hunter Strickland RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/11/2019 Braden Bishop CF Chest Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
6/11/2019 Ryon Healy 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/7/2019 Mitch Haniger RF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/5/2019 Chasen Bradford RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
5/28/2019 Sam Tuivailala RP Achilles Expected to be out until at least Jun 19
4/28/2019 Arodys Vizcaino RP Shoulder Out for the season
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
6/10/2019 Jharel Cotton RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/8/2019 Nick Hundley C Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 19
6/7/2019 Marco Estrada SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
6/7/2019 Chris Herrmann C Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
5/15/2019 Daniel Gossett RP Elbow Out for the season
2/19/2019 Sean Manaea SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 29-43 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wade LeBlanc has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 5.31 and a WHIP of 1.37 this season. He has 33 strikeouts over his 42.1 innings pitched and he's given up 48 hits. He's allowed 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.48 and they have given up 279 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 276 hitters and walked 149 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.9 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 5.39. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 703 base hits and 384 earned runs. They have allowed 126 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 240 batters and struck out 553. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 5.23.
As a team Seattle is hitting .243, good for 22nd in the league. The Mariners hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .241 with an on-base percentage of .356. He has 58 hits this season in 241 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .531 and an OPS+ of 140. Domingo Santana is hitting .276 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .341. He has totaled 75 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 272 at bats. His OPS+ is 123 while his slugging percentage is at .478. The Mariners have 605 hits, including 125 doubles and 129 home runs. Seattle has walked 273 times so far this season and they have struck out 709 times as a unit. They have left 492 men on base and have a team OPS of .775. They score 5.19 runs per contest and have scored a total of 374 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 35-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.84, Frankie Montas has a 8-2 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 79 strikeouts over the 76 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 70 hits. He's allowing 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.37 and they have given up 243 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 257 batters and walked 113 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 584 base knocks and 302 earned runs this season. They have given up 83 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 241 hitters and struck out 550 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.40.Related: MLB Baseball First Five Innings Betting Strategy
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 18th in the league. The Athletics hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Marcus Semien comes into this matchup batting .274 with an OBP of .357. He has 77 hits this year along with 34 RBI in 281 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .431 with an OPS+ of 116. Matt Chapman is hitting .249 this season and he has an OBP of .336. He has collected 65 hits in 261 at bats while driving in 36 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .494. The Athletics as a unit have 593 base hits, including 116 doubles and 106 homers. Oakland has walked 234 times this year and they have struck out on 554 occasions. They have had 467 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.89 runs per game and totaled 342 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners +165
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