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(13-11) Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics (13-13)
Date: Monday, May 2, 2016
Time: 10:05 PM ET
Venue: Oakland Coliseum Oakland, California
Projected Pitchers: Nathan Karns vs. Kendall Graveman
MLB Moneyline Odds: Mariners -115 / A’s +105
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Mariners -1.5 +140 / A’s +1.5 -160
MLB Betting Total: 7.5
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The AL West heats up in Oakland where the Mariners look to exact some revenge on the A’s, who swept them earlier this season in Seattle.
Both of these teams had won 2 straight before a loss in their last game.
The Mariners are in 2nd place in the AL West only ? game back of the Texas Rangers with the A’s in 3rd place 1.5 games back.
While the A’s are 5-1 in their last 6 games against the Mariners overall they have lost their last 4 home games facing them.
In their last games the A’s lost to the Houston Astros 2-1, despite only giving up 2 hits in the game, and the Mariners lost to the Seattle Mariners 4-1.
The Mariners have been solid at the plate and on the mound this season ranking tied for 13th in runs scored and 5th in team ERA.
After a very slow start in his first season in Seattle last season Robinson Cano has flew out of the gates this season leading the AL in RBI and ranking 4th in HR.
Seattle’s Nathan Karns (2-1 3.63 ERA) is coming off his best start of the season in his last outing not giving up any earned runs in 7 innings in a 11-1 win over the Houston Astros. The Mariners lost his first start, but have won his last 3.
In Karns’ last 3 starts the Seattle offense has totaled 28 runs.
Karns took the loss to the A’s earlier this season and he has lost both career match ups with them with a less than stellar ERA of 5.06.
The Mariners are a solid 8-4 on the road this season and they have won 4 of their last 5 games away from Seattle.
The A’s have had solid pitching this season ranking 8th in team ERA< but they only rank 20th in runs scored. In winning 2 of their last 3 games they have given up a combined 6 runs.
While Karns had his best outing of the season in his last outing Oakland starter Kendall Graveman (1-2 4.03 ERA) had his worst giving up 6 runs in only 4 innings of work in a 7-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers. The A’s have lost 3 of 4 games this season with him getting the nod.
Graveman gave up 6 runs in his last start while only giving up 4 combined in his 3 others on the season.
The A’s are 2-10 in their last 12 games with Graveman on the mound and have lost 5 of his last 6 home starts. However, in his career facing the Mariners he is 1-0 with a 0.90 ERA in 1 start and 2 relief appearances.
This season the Athletics are only 5-8 at home.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Mariners are 5-2 in their last 7 overall.
- Mariners are 4-1 in their last 5 road games.
- Mariners have an Under record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 road games.
- A’s are 4-1 in their last 5 home games.
- A’s are 4-9 in their last 13 home games vs. a team with a winning record.
- A’s have an Over record of 7-3-1 in their last 11 games.
Free Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Prediction:
With Karns coming off his best start of the season he will pitch well again and lead the Mariners to a win in this game.
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With Karns having a good outing this will be a low scoring affair, which has been the case for both teams in their last couple of games.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Seattle 4 – Oakland 2
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