Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 6/30/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Thursday, June 30, 2022
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
The Seattle Mariners (35-41) will go up against the Oakland Athletics (25-51) at T-Mobile Park on Thursday. The pitchers taking the mound will be Adrian Martinez and Logan Gilbert.
Oakland has a slugging % of .327 and have struck out 637 times, while drawing a walk on 192 occasions. They have 222 runs batted in as well as 521 hits so far this year, while their batting average is .210. The Athletics have hit 122 doubles as a squad and have hit 51 baseballs out of the park. They have 241 runs and have an OBP of .273. As a unit, the Oakland Athletics are earning 3.2 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 29th in the league.
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The Athletics have an earned run average of 4.42 this season (24th in the league), and they have rung up 573 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 258 hitters and their FIP is 4.35 as a team so far this season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.22 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.36. Athletics pitchers have yielded 83 home runs and 353 runs in total (23rd in baseball).
Athletics relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on 97 times in addition to having 80 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have recorded 46 holds for the year (11th in baseball). The Athletics relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 55.2% and has entered the game in 77 save situations. They have accumulated 16 saves for the season and have blown 13 of their 29 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 150 base runners for the year with 30.0% of them ended up crossing the plate. The Athletics have sent 264 relievers to the hill so far this season.
The Athletics have converted 69.0% of balls in play into outs out of their 5,916 innings, which has them sitting at 19th in the majors. The Oakland Athletics have accumulated 1,972 putouts for the season, in addition to 693 assists and 50 errors. Their fielding rate is at .982 which ranks 25th in pro baseball, and have 65 double plays.
Martinez has taken the ball for 5 innings and is sitting with 3 punch outs during his career. His ERA is 0.00 (0 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 0.750. He has allowed 4 base hits (6.8 hits per 9 innings) with 0 free passes. Martinez (1-0 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 2.57 while he has faced 21 batters during his time in the major leagues.
The Seattle Mariners have tallied an OBP of .318 in addition to a team batting average of .232 this year. They have struck out on 652 occasions (7th in MLB) and have notched a total of 591 hits. Seattle has accounted for 79 home runs this year and 286 runs batted in. The Mariners hold a team slugging % of .378 and they are recording 3.91 runs per game (26th in MLB). They have recorded 118 doubles, while taking a walk 280 times and putting up 297 runs.
The Seattle pitching staff have conceded 303 runs for the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.76 (280 earned runs allowed). They have given up 99 HR's and they surrender 4.07 runs per 9 innings (9th in the league). The Mariners hold a team WHIP of 1.215 and have a FIP of 4.26 as a squad over the course of the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.89 (632 strikeouts vs 219 walks). They sit at 13th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 595.
Seattle has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 22 save opportunities and they have recorded 15 saves. They are currently ranked 11th in baseball with a save percentage of 68.2%, and they have sent 248 bullpen pitchers to the mound for the season. Their relievers have come in 74 times in high leverage situations and also on 58 occasions with runners on base. Seattle relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 32.4% out of 74 inherited base runners. Sitting with 57 save situations, the Mariners have 34 holds in addition to 7 blown saves.
The Seattle Mariners have gotten 53 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .990 (2nd in professional baseball). The Mariners have recorded 608 assists, 27 errors and have a total of 1,985 putouts this season. In 5,955 innings played, the Mariners are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 71.5% (6th in the majors).
During his career, Gilbert has surrendered 184 base hits while he has totaled 217 punch outs in 208 innings pitched. He has allowed 86 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.139 and a FIP of 3.5. His K/BB ratio is 4.09 and he has faced 860 opposing hitters during his career. Gilbert (14-8 career record) has earned a 3.72 ERA while conceding 8.0 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Oakland
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