Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Prediction, 6/23/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics
Date: Thursday, June 23, 2022
Location: Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (-130) Oakland (+110)
Oakland Coliseum is the location where the Oakland Athletics (23-46) will take on the Seattle Mariners (30-39) on Thursday. The moneyline on this contest has Seattle at -130 and Oakland is priced at +110. The total has been set at 7. The pitchers taking the mound will be Robbie Ray and Frankie Montas.
The Mariners have tallied 104 doubles as a team and have smacked 73 balls out of the park. Seattle has a slugging percentage of .380 and have been called out on strikes 585 times, while taking a walk on 250 occasions. As a squad, the Seattle Mariners are recording 3.9 runs per outing, which has them at 26th in the league. They have tallied 263 runs batted in in addition to 539 hits this year, and their team batting average is sitting at .233. They have racked up 272 runs scored and hold an OBP of .317.
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The Mariners have compiled a team earned run average of 3.88 for the season (13th in the league), and their staff has struck out 570 batters. They have walked 198 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.26 as a squad this year. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.88 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.22. Mariners pitchers have allowed 90 home runs in addition to 285 runs in total (13th in MLB).
The Mariners relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 61.1% and has stepped onto the mound in 47 save situations. The relievers have inherited 68 runners this season and 32.4% of those runners crossed the plate. Mariners pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 53 times as well as having 64 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mariners have dispatched 229 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign. The relievers have accumulated 28 holds on the campaign (26th in baseball). They have accumulated 11 saves so far this season and have missed out on 7 out of their 18 save chances.
The Mariners have turned 71.5% of balls in play into outs out of 5,478 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 7th in MLB. The Seattle Mariners have accumulated 1,826 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 571 assists and 25 errors. Their fielding rate is at .990 which has them ranked 2nd in the majors, and they have twisted 46 double plays.
Ray has taken the mound for 1,120 frames and has totaled 1,381 punch outs during his career. His earned run average is 4.02 (500 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.311. He has given up 987 hits (7.9 hits per nine innings) and has had 482 walks. Ray (68-64 career record) has a FIP of 4.06 while he has faced 4,768 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues.
The Oakland Athletics are sitting with an on-base percentage of .273 as well as a team batting average of .210 for the year. They have struck out on 579 instances (13th in MLB) and have a total of 470 base hits. Oakland has hit 49 home runs so far this season to go along with 201 RBIs. The Athletics hold a team SLG% of .331 and they average 3.17 runs per outing (29th in the league). They have tallied 110 two-baggers, while walking 177 times as well as scoring 219 runs.
The Athletics have a team WHIP of 1.355 in addition to having a FIP of 4.28 as a staff this season. They are sitting at 25th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 595. The Oakland pitching staff have conceded 318 runs on the season and come in with a team ERA of 4.37 (294 earned runs relinquished). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.30 (518 strikeouts vs 225 free passes). They have given up 74 dingers and they surrender 4.73 runs per 9 innings (23rd in the league).
With 67 save situations, the Athletics have accumulated 43 holds and 10 blown saves. Oakland has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 24 save opportunities and they have earned 14 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 70 times in high leverage situations and on 88 occasions with runners on. Oakland relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 24.6% out of their 134 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 25th in baseball holding a save percentage of 58.3%, and they have dispatched 242 bullpen pitchers onto the field so far this season.
In 5,448 innings played, the Athletics are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 68.8% (22nd in pro baseball). The Oakland Athletics have gotten 63 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .981 (26th in MLB). The Athletics have accrued 635 assists, 47 errors and have earned a total of 1,816 putouts on the campaign.
Montas (34-30 mark in his career) has earned a 3.81 ERA and has conceded 8.6 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.20 and he has gone up against 2,243 batters in his career. He has surrendered 224 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.280 and having a FIP of 3.7. So far in his career, Montas has conceded 505 base knocks while he has earned 553 strikeouts in 529 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Oakland (+110) and under 7 runs
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