Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 6/1/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Oakland (-135) Seattle (+125)
Chris Bassitt and the Oakland Athletics (31-24, 1st in AL West) are headed to T-Mobile Park on Tuesday where they'll take on the Seattle Mariners (27-27, 3rd in AL West). The moneyline on this game has the Athletics coming in at -135 and the Mariners are at +125. The O/U is set at 8. The pitchers expected to start will be Chris Bassitt and Marco Gonzales.
As a unit, the Oakland Athletics are knocking in 4.1 runs per contest, which puts them at 18th in MLB. They are sitting with 226 runs and have an on-base percentage of .311. The Athletics have accounted for 83 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 70 baseballs out of the stadium. They have earned 209 runs batted in in addition to 397 hits this year, while their average at the plate comes in at .225. Oakland has a slugging % of .400 and have struck out 487 times, while taking a walk on 198 occasions.
Athletics pitchers have conceded 55 home runs and 236 total runs (19th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 150 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.74 as a squad this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.04 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.28. The Athletics have compiled a team ERA of 4.02 on the year (16th in the league), and their staff has struck out 456 batters.
The Athletics bullpen have earned a save rate of 73.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 43 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 66 base runners this season with 37.9% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. Athletics relief pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 41 times as well as having 47 appearances in high leverage situations. The Athletics have sent 166 relief pitchers to the mound for the season. The relievers have earned 24 holds for the season (19th in the league). They have compiled 14 saves so far this year and have missed out on 5 of their 19 chances to get a save.
The Athletics have transformed 68.8% of balls hit into play into outs in their 4,374 innings on the field, which has them sitting 21st in baseball. The Oakland Athletics are sitting with 1,458 putouts this year, in addition to 416 assists and 28 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .985 which ranks 5th in professional baseball, and have a total of 388 double plays.
Bassitt has pitched in 468 frames and is sitting with 419 punch outs during his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.54 (184 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.234. He has allowed 422 hits (8.1 hits per nine innings) and has had 156 free passes. Bassitt (24-23 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.90 while he has gone up against 1,991 batters during his time in the majors.
The Seattle Mariners have a team on-base percentage of .281 and a batting average of .205 this year. They have struck out on 496 occasions (8th in the league) and have notched a total of 348 base knocks. Seattle has hit 60 home runs so far this year to go along with 196 runs batted in. The Mariners have a team slugging % of .362 and they earn 3.74 runs per contest (27th in MLB). They have notched 82 doubles, while taking a walk 168 times and putting up 202 runs.
The Mariners have a team WHIP of 1.278 and have a FIP of 4.21 as a unit over the course of the season. Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.37 (419 strikeouts against 177 free passes). They are currently ranked 20th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 420. They have relinquished 57 home runs and they allow 4.72 runs per 9 innings (19th in the league). The Seattle pitching staff have surrendered 245 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 4.35 (226 earned runs given up).
Sitting with 61 save situations, the Mariners have earned 36 holds in addition to 8 blown saves. Seattle has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 25 save chances and they have recorded 17 saves. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 63 times in high leverage situations and on 53 occasions with runners on base. Seattle relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 29.5% out of 78 inherited runners. They rank 8th in baseball holding a save rate of 68.0%, and they have sent 176 relievers onto the diamond so far this season.
The Seattle Mariners have turned 55 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .984 (15th in baseball). The Mariners have racked up 497 assists, 31 errors and have a total of 1,403 putouts for the year. Out of their 4,209 innings on the field, the Mariners are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 70.5% (12th in professional baseball).
In his MLB career, Gonzales has given up 566 base hits while he has tallied 443 K's in 545 innings pitched. Gonzales (42-30 career win-loss record) has earned a 4.16 ERA while surrendering 9.3 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 252 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.294 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.0. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.19 and he has gone up against 2,307 hitters thus far in his career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Oakland (-135) and over 8 runs
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