Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Prediction, 8/24/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics
Date: Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Location: RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+110) Oakland (-135)
Chris Flexen and the Seattle Mariners (67-58, 3rd in AL West) go to RingCentral Coliseum on Tuesday where they'll take on the Oakland Athletics (70-55, 2nd in AL West). The Mariners open this contest at +110 while the Athletics are priced at -135. The total has been set at 9. The starting pitchers are Chris Flexen and Cole Irvin.
As a unit, the Seattle Mariners are scoring 4.2 runs per game, which ranks them 22nd in the league. They have 523 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .298. The Mariners have accounted for 169 doubles as a unit and have knocked 157 balls out of the park. They have tallied 503 runs batted in and 905 base knocks on the year, while their average at the plate sits at .221. Seattle is slugging .382 and have been called out on strikes 1,182 times, while being walked on 406 occasions.
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The Mariners have compiled a team earned run average of 4.40 over the course of the season (16th in the league), and the staff has rung up 1,025 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 378 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.26 as a unit this year. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.71 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.29. Mariners pitchers have given up 150 home runs and also 585 total runs (18th in the league).
The Mariners have sent 435 relievers to the mound for the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 157 runners so far this year with 28.7% of them crossed the plate. They have accumulated 35 saves on the year and have missed out on 25 of 60 save opportunities. The Mariners bullpen have earned a save percentage of 58.3% and has come into the game in 130 save situations. The relievers have notched 70 holds on the season (6th in the league). Mariners relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 120 times and also have had 153 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Seattle Mariners have 3,310 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,101 assists and 60 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .987 which is 5th in the majors, and have earned 902 double plays. The Mariners have converted 69.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 9,930 innings, which ranks them 15th in pro baseball.
Flexen (13-16 record in his career) holds a FIP of 4.89 while he has faced 890 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has surrendered 230 base knocks (10.3 hits per nine innings) with 81 walks. His earned run average is 5.14 (115 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.545. Flexen has taken the hill for 201 innings and has accounted for 139 strikeouts during his MLB career.
The Oakland Athletics have a team OBP of .316 as well as a batting average of .236 on the campaign. They have struck out on 1,067 instances (18th in the league) and have accounted for 977 hits. Oakland has 155 HRs so far this year to go along with 526 RBIs. The Athletics hold a team SLG% of .406 and they tally 4.49 runs per contest (14th in the league). They have recorded 211 two-baggers, while taking a walk 427 times as well as scoring 561 runs.
The Athletics have a WHIP of 1.213 in addition to having a FIP of 3.90 as a pitching staff for the year. They are sitting at 16th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 1,003. The Oakland pitching staff have yielded 490 runs for the year while having an ERA of 3.68 (453 earned runs conceded). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.03 (1,032 strikeouts against 341 bases on balls). They have conceded 132 homers and they relinquish 3.98 runs per 9 innings (5th in baseball).
With 105 save situations, the Athletics have compiled 55 holds and also 19 blown saves. Oakland has had relievers take the mound in 50 save opportunities and they have recorded 31 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 109 times in high leverage situations in addition to 93 occasions with base runners. Oakland relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 36.1% out of 133 inherited base runners. They rank 13th in the league with a save rate of 62.0%, and they have dispatched 376 bullpen pitchers to the hill over the course of the season.
Out of their 9,978 innings on the diamond, the Athletics have earned a efficiency on defense of 70.6% (6th in the majors). The Oakland Athletics have turned 93 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .988 (3rd in MLB). The Athletics have recorded 1,005 assists, 54 errors and have a total of 3,326 putouts for the year.
So far in his MLB career, Irvin has allowed 198 hits while tallying 132 strikeouts in 186 frames. Irvin (11-13 mark in his career) holds a 4.34 earned run average while surrendering 9.5 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded 90 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.291 and having a FIP of 4.0. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.07 and he has gone up against 797 opposing hitters in his MLB career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Seattle (+110) and over 9 runs
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