Athletics at Mariners 9/25/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Oakland Athletics vs. Seattle Mariners
MLB: 10:10 PM EST
Sep. 25, 2018
Latest Odds : SEA -106 O/U 8.5
On Tuesday, the Oakland Athletics play the second game of a three-game series on the road against the Seattle Mariners. Oakland lost to the Minnesota Twins on Sunday 5-1 snapping a four-game winning streak and delaying the A’s celebration for clinching a postseason berth. The A’s finished their home games for the regular season with a 50-31 record and are 60-26 since the middle of June.
Seattle lost on Sunday to the Texas Rangers 6-1. The loss for Seattle came one day after the Mariners were eliminated from playoff contention for the 17th straight season which is a record in futility for U.S. professional sports. The only run by Seattle came in the second inning on an RBI double by Guillermo Heredia.
Matt Chapman leads the A’s with a .280 batting average. Khris Davis has the A’s lead in home runs with 45 and in RBIs with 119. Oakland has a team batting average of .252 while opposing hitters are averaging .237 at the plate against Athletics pitching. On Tuesday, the A’s will send Brett Anderson to the mound. The lefthander this season is 4-5 with an ERA of 3.96, 39 Ks and 13 BBs.
Jean Segura is leading Seattle with a .303 batting average and a team high 171 hits. Nelson Cruz is the Seattle leader in home runs with 36 and in RBIs with 92. Seattle has a team batting average of .255, while opposing hitters are averaging .251 at the plate against Mariners pitching. On Tuesday, the Mariners will send Mike Leake to the mound. The right-hander this season is 10-10 with an ERA of 4.10, 117 Ks and 34 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
Oakland has lost each of Anderson’s last 4 starts on the road
The OVER has cashed in 6 of the A’s last 8 overall
Seattle has lost 4 of its last 5 at home
The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Mariners last 6 at home
Free Betting Pick: Seattle Mariners -106
Seattle has won 8 of its last 10 at home against Oakland and 4 of Mike Leake’s last 5 starts versus Oakland. Overall, the Mariners have won 17 of the last 25 between the two teams. Oakland has won just 4 of Anderson’s last 14 starts versus teams with winning records. Final Score Prediction, Seattle Mariners win 7-3.