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(7-9) Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics (7-8)
Date: Thursday, April 20, 2016
Time: 10:10 PM ET
Venue: Oakland Coliseum Oakland, California
Projected Pitchers: James Paxton vs. Cesar Valdez
MLB Moneyline Odds: Mariners -170 / Athletics +150
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Off
MLB Betting Total: 8 runs
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The Mariners are hot, as they have won five of their last six games to get out of the basement in the AL West. This is their first game facing the A’s this season.
The A’s have won two in a row after dropping four straight and they are in 2nd place in the AL West 3 games back of the Astros and only ? game up on the Angels and Mariners.
In their last games the Mariners beat the Miami Marlins 10-5 and the A’s beat the Texas Rangers 9-1.
This season the Mariners rank tied for 9th in the Majors in runs scored and 21stin team ERA.
Seattle beat Miami in their last game 10-5 where they had fewer hits (14-11), but they had clutch hitting and four players had multiple hit games.
In the 5 wins in their last 6 games the Mariners have totaled 31 runs while in the only loss they were shut out.
James Paxton (2-0 0.00 ERA) has been stellar this season not allowing any earned runs in his three starts. In his last start he struck out 9 in 8 innings and only gave up 2 hits in a 5-0 win over the Texas Rangers.
In 3 career starts facing Oakland Paxton is 2-0 with an ERA of 2.75.
The Mariners have won 4 of their last 5 games with Paxton getting the start and they have won 5 of his last 6 starts facing a team with a losing record.
This season the Mariners are 1-6 on the road.
This season the A’s rank 19th in the Majors in runs scored and 15th in team ERA.
In their win over the Rangers in their last game the A’s scored 9 runs on 14 hits and they held Texas to a single run on only 3 hits. Kris Davis went deep and he is tied for the lead in the Majors in HR and starter Jesse Hahn got his first win of the season going six innings and only allowing one run on 2 hits.
5 of 9 players had 2 hits for the A’s in their win over Texas.
Cesar Valdez goes for the A’s in making his 3rd start in the Majors and he has not appeared in a game since the 2010 season when he was with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Valdez was recent recalled from the minors, where he was 1-0 with a 2.70 ERA, taking the place of the injured Kendall Graveman.
In their 2-game winning streak Oakland has scored 13 runs and only given up 3.
This season the A’s are 4-5 at home.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Mariners are 4-1 in their last 5 overall.
- Mariners are 1-6 in their last 7 road games.
- Mariners are 13-3 in their last 16 vs. a team with a losing record.
- Athletics are 1-4 in their last 5 overall.
- Athletics are 2-5 in their last 7 home games vs. a left-handed starter.
- Athletics are 4-13 in their last 17 home games.
Free Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Prediction:
In 4 of the last 5 games between these teams the total has gone Under and with Paxton on the mound that is the pick in this game.
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The A’s have been playing well as of late, but so have the Mariners and with Paxton getting the start they will get the win, which will be only their 2nd on the road this season.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Seattle 5 –Oakland 2
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