Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Prediction, 9/27/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics
Date: Sunday, September 27, 2020
Location: Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Mariners (+131) Athletics (-142)
Kyle Seager and the Seattle Mariners (25-32, 4th in AL West) go to Oakland Coliseum on Sunday where they'll meet the Oakland Athletics (35-22, 1st in AL West). The Athletics open this matchup at -142 while the Mariners are coming in at +131. The total opens at 8.5. The men taking the mound will be Marco Gonzales and Frankie Montas.
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 Nestor Cortes RP Elbow Out for the season
8/31/2020 Matt Magill RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/27/2020 Taylor Guilbeau RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/27/2020 Carl Edwards RP Forearm Out for the season
6/29/2020 Andres Munoz RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
9/26/2020 Chad Pinder 2B Hamstring Out for the season
9/26/2020 Burch Smith RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 26
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 25-32 overall record this season. Gonzales (41-27 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a FIP of 3.98 while facing 2,164 hitters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.10 (233 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.291. He has conceded 533 hits (9.4 hits per 9 innings) and has 127 free passes. Gonzales has taken the ball for 511 frames and has earned 415 strikeouts so far in his career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.98 and they have given up 203 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the bullpen and they've struck out 188 hitters and walked 113 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 5.09. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 457 base hits and 279 earned runs. They have allowed 76 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 218 batters and struck out 453. 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 4.89.
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As a team Seattle is hitting .224, good for 24th in the league. The Mariners hold a .367 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.2 hits per game. Kyle Seager is hitting .244 with an on-base percentage of .356. He has 47 hits this season in 193 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .415 and an OPS+ of 118. Ty France is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .364. He has totaled 39 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 130 at bats. His OPS+ is 132 while his slugging percentage is at .469. The Mariners have 412 hits, including 84 doubles and 56 home runs. Seattle has walked 199 times so far this season and they have struck out 514 times as a unit. They have left 359 men on base and have a team OPS of .675. They score 4.12 runs per contest and have scored a total of 235 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 35-22 overall mark this year. During his pro baseball career, Montas has given up 264 base hits while earning 249 strikeouts in 255 innings pitched. He has conceded 122 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.404 and having a FIP of 4.2. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.65 and he has faced 1,107 opposing batters so far in his MLB career. Montas (18-14 career win-loss mark) has a 4.31 earned run average and has surrendered 9.3 hits per nine innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.49 and they have given up 149 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .183 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 214 batters and walked 73 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.66. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 448 base knocks and 200 earned runs this season. They have given up 65 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 157 hitters and struck out 475 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.01.
As a team, they are batting .222, good for 26th in the league. The Athletics hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.1 hits per contest. Matt Olson comes into this matchup batting .190 with an OBP of .308. He has 38 hits this year along with 42 RBI in 200 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .430 with an OPS+ of 106. Mark Canha is hitting .235 this season and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 43 hits in 183 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .393. The Athletics as a unit have 405 base hits, including 85 doubles and 68 homers. Oakland has walked 226 times this year and they have struck out on 508 occasions. They have had 369 men left on base and have an OPS of .711. They have scored 4.63 runs per game and totaled 264 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Mariners and under the total runs
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