Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Prediction 6/5/2024

The Seattle Mariners (35-27) travel to face off against the Oakland Athletics (24-38) on Wednesday, June 5th. This game will be played at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland and televised on RSNW. The Mariners are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Athletics are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Mariners. First pitch is set for 8:40 CT.

Mariners vs Athletics

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Seattle picked up a 4-3 road win over the Athletics in the most recent game of this series. The Mariners had a three-run 3rd inning and scored the game’s go-ahead run in the 9th. As for the A’s, they scored their final run in the 6th. Heading into the game, the Mariners were favored at -162 on the money line.

George Kirby got the win for the Mariners, going five innings and giving up two earned runs. He finished the game with nine strikeouts but issued one walk. As for the A’s, Mitch Spence got the start and took the loss, giving up four earned runs in six innings of work.

JJ Bleday hit the game’s only home run while going 2/4 with three RBIs, but it came in a losing effort. Josh Rojas did a bit of everything for the Mariners, going 3/5 with a run scored while stealing a base.

Seattle is on a four-game winning streak, and they are leading the AL West with an overall record of 35-27. The Mariners hold a 5.5-game lead over the Rangers for the division lead. So far, they have been great against other teams in the AL West, putting up a record of 13-4.

At home, the Mariners have gone 21-11 this year, and they are just above .500 at 14-16 on the road. As the favorite, Seattle is 21-14 this year and 14-13 as the underdog. The Mariners have won two straight games as the road favorite, and their overall series record is 10-7-2 this year.

Seattle is 31-31 against the run line this season, with a +0.1 run differential. The Mariners are 13-17 vs. the run line on the road, where they have a -0.5 run differential. As the favorite, they are 16-19 vs. the run line, while they are 15-12 as the underdog. In their wins, they have an average run differential of +3.1, while in their losses, it’s -3.7.

The Mariners are on the road today against the Athletics. The over/under line for the game is set at 7.5 runs. The combined run average for Mariners games this season is 7.4 runs per game. Seattle’s over/under record for the season is 23-36. When the over/under line is set at 7.5 runs, their record is 6-12. Overall, 45.2% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 7.5 runs. Their current under streak is at 2 games.

Logan Gilbert Gets The Start For The Mariners

Right-hander Logan Gilbert gets the start for the Mariners today as he faces the Athletics on the road. He has made 12 starts this year and has a record of 3-3 with a 3.29 ERA. Gilbert’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.00. Looking at his overall numbers, opponents are batting .204 this season. Gilbert’s last outing came at home, where he took the loss, giving up four earned runs in six innings of work. Before that, he had gone three straight outings without taking the loss. Gilbert has allowed at least one homer in four straight outings.

Mariners Offense Breakdown

Cal Raleigh leads the Mariners with 33 RBIs this season, but he is batting just .209 for the season. He has been a big power threat for the Mariners, coming into the game with 11 homers, which is 9th in the league. Julio Rodriguez has been swinging a hot bat of late, going 13/35 in his last nine games, including a home run and eight RBIs. For the season, he is batting .269 with four homers.

As a team, the Mariners are averaging just 3.8 runs per game, which is 27th in the league. They are also the worst team in the league in terms of striking out, averaging 9 per game. Overall, they are batting just .223 and have an on-base percentage of .298.

With an overall record of 24-38, the Athletics are 4th in the AL West, trailing the Mariners by 11 games. So far, they have really struggled against other AL West teams, going 5-13 this year. The Athletics have dropped two straight games, and they are 3-7 across their last 10.

At home, the Athletics are 13-17 this year compared to an 11-21 mark on the road. As the underdog, Oakland is 18-36 this year, and they have dropped two straight as the underdog. The Athletics have dropped three straight series, and their overall series record is 7-11-1 this year.

The Athletics have a run line record of 30-32 this season, including a 14-16 mark at home. They have an average run margin of -1.0 runs per game, and their average run margin in winning games is +3.1 runs per game. They are 2-6 against the run line as the favorite, but 28-26 as the underdog.

When the Oakland Athletics play at home, the over/under line is set at 7.5 runs, and their games have averaged 8.6 runs per game this season. Overall, the A’s have a 28-32 over/under record, and their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs. When the line is set at 7.5 runs, their over/under record is 9-10. In 64.5% of their games this season, the over/under line has been set higher than 7.5 runs, and in just 4.8% of their games, the line has been set lower. Currently, the A’s are on a two-game under streak.

Joey Estes Gets The Start For The Athletics

Joey Estes will be making his 4th start of the season, and he will be facing the Mariners for the 2nd time this year. In his first outing vs. Seattle, he went 5 innings and picked up the win. Estes has gone 7 innings in his other start, but he took a no-decision vs. the Rockies.

Athletics Offense Breakdown

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As a team, the Athletics are batting just .224 this season, which is 20th in the league. However, they do have the 5th most home runs in the league and are 6th in isolated power. Overall, they are averaging 3.8 runs per game, which is 27th in the MLB. At home, they have been slightly better, averaging 4.4 runs per game.

Over his last five games, Brent Rooker has gone 5/19 with one home run and five RBIs. For the season, he is batting .279 with 12 homers, which is 8th in the league. Shea Langeliers is also tied for the team lead with 12 homers but is batting just .206 this season. Miguel Andujar has also been swinging a hot bat of late, going 8/23 in his last five games.

Mariners vs Athletics Prediction

Given that the Athletics are at +135 on the money line, that is the route we recommend going today. We have the Athletics winning this one by a score of 5-4. As for the Mariners, they are on the road and have an implied run line of -159.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Logan Gilbert finishing with six strikeouts, which is the second-best among today’s starters. As for Joey Estes, he is projected to finish with four strikeouts, and the Athletics are projected to have the second-most home runs on the day.

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