Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 9/1/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Athletics (-150) Mariners (+139)
T-Mobile Park is the venue where Ty France and the Seattle Mariners (14-22, 3rd in AL West) will play the Oakland Athletics (22-12, 1st in AL West) on Tuesday. The Athletics open this game at -150 while the Mariners are coming in at +139. The total has been set at 9. The starting pitchers will be Jesus Luzardo and Ljay Newsome.
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
8/29/2020 Marcus Semien SS Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/21/2020 Burch Smith RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 22
8/10/2020 A.J RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
8/31/2020 Dylan Moore RF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
8/31/2020 Tom Murphy C Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/30/2020 Matt Magill RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/27/2020 Carl Edwards RP Forearm Out for the season
8/27/2020 Taylor Guilbeau RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/25/2020 Nestor Cortes RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
8/20/2020 Erik Swanson RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 4
8/16/2020 Kendall Graveman SP Neck Expected to be out until at least Sep 5
8/1/2020 Brandon Brennan RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
7/23/2020 Gerson Bautista RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/29/2020 Andres Munoz RP Elbow Out for the season
6/28/2020 Mitch Haniger RF Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 22-12 overall record this season. Luzardo has thrown 45 frames and has earned 50 strikeouts in his career. His ERA is 3.19 (16 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.195. He has given up 38 base knocks (7.6 hits per 9 innings) and has had 16 walks. Luzardo (2-1 mark in his career) holds a FIP of 3.62 while he has faced 187 hitters during his time in the majors. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.87 and they have given up 99 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .181 against the bullpen and they've struck out 142 hitters and walked 44 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.51. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 277 base hits and 118 earned runs. They have allowed 34 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 102 batters and struck out 282. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 3.83.
As a team Oakland is hitting .224, good for 25th in the league. The Athletics hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.3 hits per game. Tommy La Stella is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 27 hits this season in 102 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .461 and an OPS+ of 124. Matt Chapman is hitting .252 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .298. He has totaled 33 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 131 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .580. The Athletics have 248 hits, including 50 doubles and 47 home runs. Oakland has walked 140 times so far this season and they have struck out 340 times as a unit. They have left 222 men on base and have a team OPS of .732. They score 4.82 runs per contest and have scored a total of 164 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 14-22 overall mark this year. Newsome (0-0 record) is the owner of a 2.57 ERA while surrendering 7.7 hits per nine innings. Newsome has conceded 6 hits while tallying 5 strikeouts in 7 innings pitched. He has allowed 2 ER's while earning a WHIP of 0.857 and being the owner of a FIP of 5.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.37 and they have given up 124 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .204 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 134 batters and walked 84 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.5. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 285 base knocks and 189 earned runs this season. They have given up 51 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 144 hitters and struck out 300 batters. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.98.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 23rd in the league. The Mariners hold a .381 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Ty France comes into this matchup batting .309 with an OBP of .377. He has 17 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 55 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .491 with an OPS+ of 139. Kyle Lewis is hitting .339 this season and he has an OBP of .430. He has collected 43 hits in 127 at bats while driving in 21 runs. He has an OPS+ of 171 and a slugging percentage of .543. The Mariners as a unit have 273 base hits, including 54 doubles and 39 homers. Seattle has walked 118 times this year and they have struck out on 321 occasions. They have had 227 men left on base and have an OPS of .687. They have scored 4.28 runs per game and totaled 154 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Athletics (-150)
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