Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 7/3/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Sunday, July 3, 2022
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Oakland (+130) Seattle (-150)
The Seattle Mariners (37-42) are welcoming the Oakland Athletics (26-53) at T-Mobile Park on Sunday. The line on this matchup has Oakland at +130 while Seattle is coming in at -150. The total is 7. The expected starting pitchers are Frankie Montas and Robbie Ray.
As a team, the Oakland Athletics are compiling 3.2 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 29th in the league. They have tallied 253 runs while having a team OBP of .275. The Athletics have hit 127 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 55 balls out of the park. They have accounted for 234 RBI's as well as 553 base knocks on the season, and their team batting average sits at .214. Oakland owns a slugging percentage of .332 and have been rung up 660 times, while drawing a walk on 197 occasions.
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Athletics pitchers have relinquished 87 home runs and also 367 runs (24th in MLB). They have walked 267 batters and their FIP is 4.35 as a team so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.22 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.35. The Athletics have compiled a team earned run average of 4.43 over the course of the season (24th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 593 hitters.
The Athletics relief pitchers have a save percentage of 56.7% and has come into the game in 80 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 154 base runners on the season with 30.5% of them earned a run for their team. Athletics bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 99 times in addition to having 84 appearances in high leverage situations. The Athletics have sent 270 relievers to the mound so far this year. The relief pitchers have recorded 48 holds this season (11th in the league). They have compiled 17 saves so far this season and have missed out on 13 of their 30 save opportunities.
The Athletics have converted 69.3% of balls in play into outs out of 6,213 innings on the field, ranking them 18th in the majors. The Oakland Athletics have a tally of 2,071 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 719 assists and 51 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .982 which is 24th in the majors, and have accumulated 68 double plays.
Montas has thrown 543 innings and is sitting with 568 punch outs during his career. His earned run average is 3.74 (226 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.265. He has given up 511 base hits (8.5 hits per nine innings) and has had 177 free passes. Montas (34-31 record in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.69 and he has faced 2,293 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues.
The Mariners have a SLG% of .381 and they average 3.99 runs per contest (25th in the league). They have recorded 126 doubles, while getting a free base 290 times and scoring 315 runs. Seattle has knocked in 82 HRs so far this season as well as 301 RBIs. They have struck out on 674 occasions (7th in baseball) and have a total of 614 base hits. The Seattle Mariners have accounted for an on-base percentage of .317 in addition to a batting average of .233 on the year.
The Seattle pitching staff have relinquished 315 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 3.77 (292 earned runs conceded). They have allowed 103 long balls and they relinquish 4.07 runs per 9 innings (9th in MLB). The Mariners have a WHIP of 1.222 in addition to having a FIP of 4.26 as a unit on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.89 (653 strikeouts vs 226 walks). They are currently ranked 17th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 626.
Seattle has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 23 save chances and they have earned 16 saves. They are ranked 9th in MLB holding a save percentage of 69.6%, and they have dispatched 257 bullpen pitchers onto the field over the course of the season. Their relievers have come in 75 times in high leverage situations in addition to 59 occasions with runners on base. Seattle relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 31.6% out of 76 inherited base runners. Sitting with 59 save situations, the Mariners have accumulated 35 holds and 7 blown saves.
In their 6,279 innings on the diamond, the Mariners have earned a efficiency on defense of 71.6% (6th in MLB). The Seattle Mariners have turned 54 double plays and have a fielding rate of .990 (2nd in professional baseball). The Mariners have racked up 633 assists, 28 errors and have earned a total of 2,093 putouts so far this year.
During his career, Ray has allowed 992 base knocks and he has 1,395 strikeouts in 1,133 frames. He has allowed a total of 501 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.305 and a FIP of 4.0. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.86 and he has gone up against 4,817 hitters during his MLB career. Ray (68-64 record in his career) holds a 3.98 earned run average and has surrendered 7.9 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Seattle (-150)
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