Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Odds & Free Pick

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June 30, 10:10 PM EDT
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Betting Odds

Moneyline: 
Athletics +193 / Mariners -212
Total: 
7.5un -115

The Seattle Mariners host the Oakland Athletics on Thursday, June 30th at T-Mobile Park. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 10:10 ET. The MLB Odds Board places Seattle as the favorite (-212), with an OU line set at 7.5.

STARTING PITCHING

Oakland: Adrian Martinez (1-0, 0.0) Seattle: Logan Gilbert (8-3, 2.54)

Athletics Projected Lineup

Elvis Andrus SS Nick Allen 2B Sheldon Neuse 3B Ramón Laureano CF Christian Bethancourt 1B Cristian Pache CF Sean Murphy C Seth Brown RF Tony Kemp LF Adrian Martinez P

Mariners Projected Lineup

Taylor Trammell RF Justin Upton LF Carlos Santana 1B Cal Raleigh C Eugenio Suárez 3B Adam Frazier 2B Jesse Winker LF J.P. Crawford SS Julio Rodriguez CF Logan Gilbert P

STRAIGHT UP/ OVER/UNDER / RUN LINE RECORDS

Oakland Athletics: 25-51-0 SU / OU 32-38-7 / Run Line W/L 35-42-0 Seattle Mariners: 35-41-0 SU / OU 36-39-2 / Run Line W/L 39-38-0

Recent Form

The Athletics come into this game having suffered a 5-3 loss to the Yankees. On their way to giving up 5 runs, the Athletics staff allowed 6 hits. With their 9 hits, the Athletics could only muster 3 runs. The loss came as Oakland was the betting underdog, getting 280.0 on the moneyline. This matchup remained below the over-under line set at 8.5 runs. With this result, Oakland's over-under record dropped even further, moving to just 32-38-7.

In their last 5 games, the Athletics are below .500, at 2-3. In this rough stretch of games, the team's run differential comes in at -3. Compared to their overall average of 3.17 runs per game, the team's offense is playing well. Over their last 5 contests, they have bumped this figure up to 4.6. Oakland's overall series record is just 5-18-1.

The Seattle Mariners will be looking to pick up another win, as they most recently defeated the Orioles by 6 runs (9-3). For the game, the pitching staff held the Orioles to 3 runs on 8 hits. Offensively, they finished with 9 runs on 11 hits. Seattle picked up the win while being favored at -122.0. So far, the team has won 56% of the games in which they were favored. In terms of the over-under, the Mariners and Orioles combined to surpass the line of 8.0 runs. On the season, the team has an over-under record of just 36-39-2.

In their last 5 games, the Mariners have put together a record of 3-2. Their recent success is backed by an average scoring margin of +2 (last 5). Seattle has benefited from strong pitching, as their offense has slipped in their last 5 games, averaging just 3.8 runs per game. Their overall average sits at 3.97. Seattle has a below .500 series record of just 11-12-1.

Pitching Matchup

Adrian Martinez gets the start for the Athletics, with an overall record of 1-0. In his previous outing, Martinez threw 5 1/3 scoreless innings. Hits were hard to come by against the right-hander, as his batting average allowed was just 0.200. So far, Martinez has yet to give up a home run. Up to this point, Martinez has a strikeout percentage of just 14% and a per game average of 3.0.

In today's game, Seattle turns to starter Logan Gilbert. For the year, he has a record of 8-3. Heading into the game, Gilbert has appeared in 15 contests, posting an ERA of just 2.54. On average, he pitches 5.88 innings per appearance. So far, batters are hitting just 0.22 against him. This year Gilbert is allowing just 0.82 home runs per 9 innings pitched. Overall, Logan Gilbert has struck out 25.0% of the batters he has faced. On average, he averages 5.93 K's per game. Gilbert comes into the game hoping to improve his walk numbers, as he is averaging 2.54 free passes per outing.

Oakland vs Seattle History

Today's matchup between the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners will be their 7th meeting of the season. Currently, Seattle is winning the season series 4-2. The over-under record in this series sits at 4-2. The average run total in these games is 8.26 runs per game. In these matchups, the average scoring differential sits at 3.5 runs. Dating back to last season, Seattle picked up 15 wins compared to 4, taking the season series. The over-under record in last year's matchups was 6-13, with the average run total being 8.26 runs per game. The average scoring differential in this series was 2.79 runs per game.

Betting Trends

  • Oakland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Seattle
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing Seattle
  • Seattle is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games when playing Oakland
  • Seattle is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games

Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners Prediction

Heading into Thursday's AL West matchup between Oakland vs Seattle, the Mariners are the heavy favorite on the moneyline. Even though Adrian Martinez was solid in his only other appearance, this came back on May 10th. I recommend taking the Mariners on the runline, as Logan Gilbert should have no problem vs Oakland's lineup.

Free MLB Pick:Mariners -1.5 Runline