Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 9/29/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Oakland (-105) Seattle (-116)
Frankie Montas and the Oakland Athletics (85-72, 3rd in AL West) travel to T-Mobile Park on Wednesday where they'll take on the Seattle Mariners (87-70, 2nd in AL West). The odds on this matchup have the Athletics priced at -105 and the Mariners are at -116. The total has been set at 7.5. The pitchers expected to start will be Frankie Montas and Logan Gilbert.
Oakland has a slugging % of .406 and have struck out 1,310 times, while being walked on 534 occasions. They have tallied 677 runs batted in in addition to 1,245 hits so far this season, while their batting average is sitting at .238. The Athletics have tallied 268 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 190 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 721 runs and have an on-base percentage of .318. As a team, the Oakland Athletics are recording 4.6 runs per game, which is 12th in MLB.
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The Athletics are sitting with a team ERA of 3.96 on the year (12th in the league), and their staff has rung up 1,297 batters. They have walked 424 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 4.03 as a unit on the campaign. Their K/BB ratio is 3.06 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.25. Athletics pitchers have allowed 180 home runs and also 656 runs (12th in MLB).
Athletics pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 116 times and also have had 142 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have a total of 69 holds for the season (22nd in baseball). The Athletics relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 57.6% and has entered the game in 135 save situations. They have compiled 38 saves for the year and have blown 28 of their 66 save chances. The relievers have inherited 171 runners for the season with 35.7% of them crossed the plate. The Athletics have dispatched 488 relief pitchers to the hill so far this season.
The Athletics have turned 69.9% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 12,525 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 10th in MLB. The Oakland Athletics have earned 4,175 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,275 assists and 67 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .988 which has them sitting 3rd in MLB, and they have turned 1,063 double plays.
Montas (31-23 career record) has a FIP of 3.82 while he has gone up against 1,885 batters during his time in the majors. He has allowed 428 base hits (8.7 hits per nine innings) and has 152 free passes. His ERA is 3.91 (192 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.312. Montas has taken the mound for 442 innings and has 462 strikeouts in his MLB career.
The Mariners have a slugging percentage of .385 and they average 4.32 runs per outing (22nd in the league). They have hit 222 two-baggers, while getting a free base 516 times and notching 679 runs. Seattle is sitting with 196 HRs this season to go along with 655 RBIs. They have been rung up on 1,452 occasions (5th in the league) and have a total of 1,172 hits. The Seattle Mariners hold a team on-base percentage of .302 as well as a team batting average of .226 on the campaign.
The Seattle pitching staff have surrendered 731 runs for the season and come in with a team ERA of 4.34 (673 earned runs yielded). They have conceded 190 home runs and they relinquish 4.72 runs per 9 innings (17th in baseball). The Mariners are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.284 with a FIP of 4.24 as a squad for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.74 (1,287 strikeouts against 470 bases on balls). They are sitting at 21st in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,322.
Seattle has had relief pitchers take the mound in 79 save chances and they have come away with 48 saves. They are currently ranked 17th in baseball holding a save rate of 60.8%, and they have sent 560 bullpen pitchers to the mound for the season. Their relievers have come in 207 times in high leverage situations and on 158 occasions with runners on. Seattle relievers have an inherited score rate of 31.3% of 214 inherited base runners. With 173 save situations, the Mariners have earned 94 holds in addition to 31 blown saves.
In their 12,558 innings on the diamond, the Mariners have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 69.8% (14th in baseball). The Seattle Mariners have twisted 133 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .987 (7th in MLB). The Mariners have 1,348 assists, 75 errors and are sitting with 4,186 putouts on the season.
In his MLB career, Gilbert has conceded 109 base knocks while he has totaled 124 punch outs in 113 innings. He has given up 61 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.188 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.7. His K/BB ratio is 4.77 and he has faced 481 hitters thus far in his career. Gilbert (6-5 career record) has earned a 4.83 ERA while allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Oakland (-105)
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