Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Prediction, 9/26/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020
Location: Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Mariners (+184) Athletics (-201)
Ty France and the Seattle Mariners (25-31, 4th in AL West) head to Oakland Coliseum on Saturday where they'll meet the Oakland Athletics (34-22, 1st in AL West). The Mariners open this game at +184 while the Athletics are priced at -201. The total is set at 7. The expected starting pitchers are Justin Dunn and Mike Minor.
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
9/23/2020 Jake Fraley RF Quadriceps Out for the season
9/22/2020 Dylan Moore RF Concussion Out for the season
9/20/2020 Sam Haggerty LF Forearm Out for the season
9/19/2020 Tom Murphy C Foot Out for the season
9/18/2020 Shed Long 2B Lower Leg Out for the season
9/1/2020 Gerson Bautista RP Elbow Out for the season
9/1/2020 Mitch Haniger RF Back Out for the season
8/31/2020 Matt Magill RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/31/2020 Nestor Cortes RP Elbow 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
6/29/2020 Andres Munoz RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
9/25/2020 Burch Smith RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/24/2020 Chad Pinder 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/24/2020 J.B RP Undisclosed Out for the season
9/18/2020 A.J RP Shoulder Out for the season
9/12/2020 Matt Chapman 3B Hip Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 25-31 overall record this season. Dunn has taken the ball for 46 innings and is sitting with 41 strikeouts in his MLB career. His earned run average is 4.07 (21 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.401. He has conceded 27 base knocks (5.2 hits per nine innings) and has had 38 free passes. Dunn (3-1 career win-loss record) sits with a FIP of 6.26 while he has faced 206 batters in the major leagues. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.00 and they have given up 198 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the bullpen and they've struck out 185 hitters and walked 111 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.15. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 448 base hits and 277 earned runs. They have allowed 75 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 213 batters and struck out 445. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.90.
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As a team Seattle is hitting .226, good for 24th in the league. The Mariners hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.3 hits per game. Ty France is hitting .302 with an on-base percentage of .367. He has 38 hits this season in 126 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .476 and an OPS+ of 134. Kyle Seager is hitting .243 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 46 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 189 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .418. The Mariners have 407 hits, including 84 doubles and 56 home runs. Seattle has walked 198 times so far this season and they have struck out 504 times as a unit. They have left 355 men on base and have a team OPS of .682. They score 4.18 runs per contest and have scored a total of 234 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 34-22 overall mark this year. So far in his MLB career, Minor has surrendered 1,070 hits while he has earned 1,041 strikeouts in 1,147 frames. He has given up 509 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.225 and a FIP of 4.1. He has a SO/W ratio of 3.11 and he has faced 4,761 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career. Minor (71-66 career record) has earned a 3.99 ERA and has given up 8.4 hits per nine innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.53 and they have given up 149 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .186 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 210 batters and walked 72 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.73. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 443 base knocks and 200 earned runs this season. They have given up 65 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 156 hitters and struck out 465 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 4.07.
As a team, they are batting .222, good for 26th in the league. The Athletics hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.1 hits per contest. Mark Canha comes into this matchup batting .228 with an OBP of .366. He has 41 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 180 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .367 with an OPS+ of 109. Matt Olson is hitting .193 this season and he has an OBP of .309. He has collected 38 hits in 197 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 108 and a slugging percentage of .437. The Athletics as a unit have 396 base hits, including 79 doubles and 67 homers. Oakland has walked 221 times this year and they have struck out on 500 occasions. They have had 361 men left on base and have an OPS of .708. They have scored 4.66 runs per game and totaled 261 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Mariners and under 7 runs
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