Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Prediction, 9/20/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics
Date: Monday, September 20, 2021
Location: RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+125) Oakland (-167)
RingCentral Coliseum is the site where Sean Manaea and the Oakland Athletics (81-67, 2nd in AL West) will play the Seattle Mariners (80-69, 3rd in AL West) on Monday. The Athletics open this game at -167 while the Mariners are priced at +125. The over/under has been set at 7. The pitchers taking the mound are Tyler Anderson and Sean Manaea.
The Mariners have accumulated 202 doubles as a unit and have hit 183 balls out of the stadium. Seattle has a slugging % of .380 and have struck out 1,384 times, while drawing a walk on 491 occasions. As a squad, the Seattle Mariners are earning 4.2 runs per game, which has them sitting at 23rd in the league. They have tallied 605 runs batted in and 1,090 base knocks on the campaign, and their average at the plate is sitting at .223. They have 628 runs and have an OBP of .301.
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Mariners pitchers have relinquished 181 long balls and 696 runs in total (19th in MLB). They have walked 439 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 4.26 as a squad this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.76 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.29. The Mariners have compiled a team earned run average of 4.35 on the campaign (17th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 1,211 hitters.
Mariners relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 152 times and also have had 198 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have tallied 86 holds this year (6th in the league). The Mariners bullpen have a save percentage of 58.9% and has entered the game in 159 save situations. They have tallied 43 saves on the year and have blown 30 out of their 73 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 201 base runners on the year with 29.9% of those players earned a run for their team. The Mariners have sent 530 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign.
The Mariners have transformed 69.4% of baseballs in play into outs out of 11,838 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 18th in the majors. The Seattle Mariners have notched a total of 3,946 putouts thus far, as well as 1,280 assists and 75 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .986 which has them sitting 8th in MLB, and have earned 1,066 double plays.
Anderson has taken the hill for 609 innings and has tallied 533 strikeouts during his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 4.52 (306 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.307. He has surrendered 613 hits (9.1 hits per nine innings) and has 183 walks. Anderson (28-36 career win-loss mark) has earned a FIP of 4.41 while he has gone up against 2,580 batters in the major leagues.
The Oakland Athletics have earned an on-base percentage of .318 as well as a batting average of .239 this year. They have been rung up on 1,226 occasions (23rd in baseball) and have totaled 1,178 base hits. Oakland has hit 181 long balls on the year to go along with 640 runs batted in. The Athletics have a SLG% of .408 and they are recording 4.62 runs per game (12th in MLB). They have put up 253 two-baggers, while getting a free base 499 times as well as putting up 684 runs.
The Athletics have a team WHIP of 1.251 in addition to having a FIP of 4.01 as a pitching staff over the course of the season. They come in at 18th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,242. The Oakland pitching staff have allowed 616 runs for the year while holding an ERA of 3.95 (575 earned runs given up). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.07 (1,217 strikeouts vs 397 free passes). They have conceded 169 long balls and they allow 4.23 runs per 9 innings (8th in the league).
Oakland has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the game in 64 save chances and they have converted 38 saves. They are ranked 18th in baseball with a save rate of 59.4%, and they have sent 456 relievers to the hill so far this year. Their relief pitchers have come in 133 times in high leverage situations and on 110 occasions with runners on base. Oakland relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 35.8% of 162 inherited base runners. Sitting with 132 save situations, the Athletics have tallied 68 holds in addition to 26 blown saves.
In 11,796 innings on the field, the Athletics have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.8% (12th in MLB). The Oakland Athletics have twisted 110 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .988 (2nd in pro baseball). The Athletics have accrued 1,206 assists, 64 errors and have amassed 3,932 putouts this year.
Thus far in his career, Manaea has conceded 677 base hits while earning 624 K's in 709 innings pitched. Manaea (49-40 career mark) has earned a 3.87 earned run average while conceding 8.6 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 305 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.204 and having a FIP of 4.0. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.53 and he has faced 2,950 batters in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Oakland (-167)
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