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Seattle is 9-1 in its last 10 games against Oakland.
Mariners Trying To Snap Three-Game Losing StreakThe Mariners dropped a three-game series to the Dodgers over the weekend, which dropped them into fourth place in the AL Wildcard standings, one game behind Texas. They will try to move into the final spot with a win over the Athletics, which will give them their third win in their last six games.
Seattle is averaging 4.75 runs per game. Their .244 batting average is 19th in the league. Their .323 on base percentage is 15th, while their .417 slugging percentage is 13th.
Julio Rodriguez has been the most consistent batter for the Mariners. He leads the team with a .287 batting average, 30 home runs, and 99 RBI.
Seattle’s pitching has been good, with the team giving up 4.09 runs per game. Opponents have a .238 batting average against the Mariners, which is fifth in the league. Their 3.73 ERA leads the league, while their 1.18 WHIP is second.
In his last start, Woo gave up four hits and no runs in 5.2 innings, leading to an 8-0 win over the Angels. They will need a similar effort from him if they want to get the win.
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Athletics Trying To Snap Four-Game Losing StreakThe Athletics aren’t playing well at the moment and they’ve lost four straight games. They will try to snap their streak with a win over the Mariners, which will give them their third win in their last seven games and the series lead.
Oakland is averaging 3.68 runs per game. Their .224 batting average is 30th in the league. Their .300 on base percentage is 29th, while their .373 slugging percentage is 30th.
Esteury Ruiz leads the Athletics with a .249 batting average, while Brent Rooker leads the team with 26 home runs and 60 RBI.
Oakland’s pitching hasn’t been good, with the team giving up 5.75 runs per game. Opponents have a .267 batting average against the Athletics, which is 27th in the league. Their 5.53 ERA is 29th, as is their 1.53 WHIP.
In his last start, Sears gave up five hits and two runs in six innings, leading to a 6-2 win over Houston. They will need another solid start from him if they want to win this game.
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Full-Game Side Bet
The Athletics have lost four straight games and five of their last six home games. They aren’t playing well offensively and scored only six runs in their last three games. Their offensive struggles will continue in this game because they haven’t hit the ball well against right-handers and Woo has done a good job on the mound in recent starts, giving up five runs in his last three starts. He didn’t give up a run in his only start against them and with Seattle having the fifth-best bullpen in the league, they will keep Oakland’s cold bats in check The Mariners have lost three of their last five games. They’ve also struggled offensively, scoring six runs in their last three games. But, they will play well offensively in this game because they’ve done a great job batting against left-handers and Sears has struggled on the mound in recent starts, giving up nine runs in his last four starts. He gave up 12 runs in his last four home starts, and with Oakland having the worst bullpen in the league, they will have a hard time slowing down the Mariners in this game. Go with Seattle to cover the run line.
Full-Game Total Pick
The Mariners are averaging 4.75 runs per game and 4.93 runs per game on the road. They averaged 4.33 runs per game in their last three games against the Athletics. With Oakland giving up 5.51 runs per game at home, the Mariners will go over their average in this game. The Athletics are averaging 3.68 runs per game and 3.41 runs per game at home. They averaged 2.33 runs per game in their last three games against the Mariners. With Seattle giving up 4.29 runs per game on the road, the Athletics will score enough runs to push the score over the total.