Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 7/25/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Sunday, July 25, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Oakland (-125) Seattle (+100)
T-Mobile Park is the venue where Marco Gonzales and the Seattle Mariners (51-46, 3rd in AL West) will take on the Oakland Athletics (56-42, 2nd in AL West) on Sunday. The moneyline on this contest has the Athletics coming in at -125 and the Mariners are at +100. The O/U opens at 8.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Cole Irvin and Marco Gonzales.
Oakland has a slugging % of .405 and have struck out 841 times, while being walked on 330 occasions. They have accounted for 402 RBI's in addition to 754 base knocks on the year, while their average at the plate is .234. The Athletics have hit 164 two-baggers as a team and have hit 121 balls out of the park. They have earned a total of 431 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .312. As a team, the Oakland Athletics are knocking in 4.4 runs per outing, which is 14th in baseball.
The Athletics have a team earned run average of 3.69 this year (10th in the league), and their staff has struck out 816 batters. They have walked 260 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.91 as a squad this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.14 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.22. Athletics pitchers have given up 107 home runs and 389 total runs (10th in the league).
Athletics relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 76 times as well as having 83 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have notched 45 holds on the year (17th in baseball). The Athletics relievers have earned a save percentage of 62.5% and has come into the game in 85 save situations. They have compiled 25 saves for the year and have blown 15 of 40 chances to get a save. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 110 runners on the year with 32.7% of them earned a run for their team. The Athletics have dispatched 291 relief pitchers to the hill on the year.
The Oakland Athletics have notched a total of 2,613 putouts so far this season, as well as 782 assists and 44 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .987 which has them sitting 3rd in the majors, and they have twisted 672 double plays. The Athletics have converted 70.2% of baseballs in play into outs in their 7,839 innings, ranking them 9th in the majors.
Irvin has pitched in 158 frames and has totaled 116 strikeouts so far in his career. His ERA is 4.38 (77 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.282. He has surrendered 169 base knocks (9.6 hits per nine innings) and has 34 free passes. Irvin (9-10 win-loss record in his career) holds a FIP of 4.04 while he has gone up against 672 opposing hitters in the major leagues.
The Seattle Mariners have recorded an OBP of .294 and a batting average of .218 on the year. They have struck out on 926 occasions (6th in the league) and have earned 685 base hits. Seattle has a total of 120 home runs this season to go along with 384 RBIs. The Mariners have a slugging percentage of .380 and they score 4.10 runs per outing (25th in MLB). They have recorded 135 two-baggers, while taking a walk 304 times and racking up 398 runs.
The Seattle pitching staff have surrendered 453 runs this year while holding an ERA of 4.45 (420 earned runs yielded). They have surrendered 108 homers and they relinquish 4.80 runs per 9 innings (19th in MLB). The Mariners hold a team WHIP of 1.304 in addition to having a FIP of 4.20 as a staff over the course of the season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.56 (793 strikeouts vs 310 bases on balls). They rank 21st in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 799.
Seattle has called on relief pitchers to enter the contest in 43 save opportunities and they have earned 26 saves. They are ranked 17th in baseball holding a save percentage of 60.5%, and they have sent 333 relief pitchers to the mound this season. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 102 times in high leverage situations and on 92 occasions with runners on base. Seattle relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 30.4% of 125 inherited base runners. With 95 save situations, the Mariners have 52 holds and also 17 blown saves.
The Seattle Mariners have twisted 92 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .985 (8th in pro baseball). The Mariners have 864 assists, 51 errors and have a tally of 2,552 putouts on the season. In 7,656 innings played, the Mariners have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 69.4% (19th in the majors).
Gonzales (43-32 mark in his career) holds a 4.26 earned run average while surrendering 9.4 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.11 and he has faced 2,455 batters thus far in his career. He has surrendered 274 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.312 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.2. So far in his MLB career, Gonzales has conceded 607 hits while he has totaled 472 punch outs in 578 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Oakland (-125)
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