Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 10/1/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Oakland (+215) Seattle (-255)
The Seattle Mariners (85-70) are hosting the Oakland Athletics (56-100) at T-Mobile Park on Saturday. The moneyline on this game has the Athletics at +215 while the Mariners are sitting at -255. The total has been set at 6.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are JP Sears and Luis Castillo.
Oakland has a slugging rate of .347 and have been called out on strikes 1,342 times, while being walked on 413 occasions. They have recorded 515 runs batted in and 1,109 base knocks over the course of the season, and their average at the plate comes in at .217. The Athletics have compiled 245 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 131 baseballs out of the park. They have earned 546 runs while holding a team OBP of .281. As a squad, the Oakland Athletics are earning 3.5 runs per outing, which ranks them 29th in baseball.
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The Athletics have an ERA of 4.61 this year (25th in the league), and the staff has rung up 1,147 hitters. They have walked 486 hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.47 as a unit this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.36 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.34. Athletics pitchers have given up 192 home runs and also 753 runs in total (24th in the league).
The Athletics have dispatched 512 relief pitchers to the mound for the season. The relievers have inherited 254 base runners so far this season with 28.3% of those players crossed the plate. They have earned 33 saves for the season and have missed out on 24 of their 57 save chances. The Athletics relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 57.9% and has come into the game in 163 save situations. The relievers have 104 holds for the year (2nd in the league). Athletics bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 179 times and also have had 153 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Athletics have turned 69.6% of baseballs in play into outs out of 12,345 innings, which has them sitting 15th in baseball. The Oakland Athletics have accumulated 4,115 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,412 assists and 88 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which has them sitting 20th in the majors, and they have turned 131 double plays.
Sears has thrown 64 innings and is sitting with 45 punch outs during his pro baseball career. Sears (6-3 career record) has a FIP of 4.41 while he has faced 268 hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.22 (30 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.344. He has given up 65 base hits (9.1 hits per 9 innings) and has 21 walks.
Seattle has accumulated 188 home runs on the campaign and 631 RBIs. They have recorded 223 two-baggers, while walking 572 times as well as notching 656 runs. The Seattle Mariners hold an OBP of .314 in addition to a team batting average of .229 over the course of the season. The Mariners have a team slugging % of .389 and they score 4.23 runs per contest (20th in MLB). They have struck out on 1,322 occasions (16th in baseball) and have totaled 1,178 hits.
The Mariners hold a team WHIP of 1.195 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.89 as a staff for the season. They are sitting at 11th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,226. The Seattle pitching staff have allowed 591 runs this year while holding an ERA of 3.57 (548 earned runs allowed). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.11 (1,330 strikeouts against 427 free passes). They have conceded 176 long balls and they relinquish 3.85 runs per 9 innings (7th in baseball).
With 143 save situations, the Mariners have recorded 88 holds and also 15 blown saves. Seattle has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 54 save opportunities and they have come away with 39 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 170 times in high leverage situations in addition to 125 occasions with runners on. Seattle bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 27.6% out of their 163 inherited base runners. They rank 5th in MLB with a save percentage of 72.2%, and they have sent 518 bullpen pitchers to the mound on the season.
In 12,447 innings on the field, the Mariners have a efficiency on defense of 70.9% (5th in the majors). The Seattle Mariners have turned 112 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .988 (2nd in baseball). The Mariners have 1,259 assists, 63 errors and have notched a total of 4,149 putouts during this campaign.
Thus far in his career, Castillo has allowed 720 base knocks while he has earned 929 K's in 851 innings pitched. He has conceded a total of 341 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.201 and having a FIP of 3.7. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.07 and he has gone up against 3,537 batters during his career. Castillo (47-55 mark in his career) is the owner of a 3.60 ERA while allowing 7.6 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Seattle (-255)
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