Mariners vs. A's MLB Prediction

Mariners vs. A’s, 8/23/21 MLB Betting Predictions & DFS Notes

The under has been profitable in previous meetings between the Mariners and A’s but will that be the case when Marco Gonzales opposes Paul Blackburn at 9:40 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot

909 Seattle Mariners (+116) at 910 Oakland A’s (-125); o/u 9

9:40 p.m. ET, Monday, August 23, 2021

RingCentral Coliseum, Oakland, CA

Seattle Mariners DFS SPIN

Ty France went 2-for-5 with a game-tying solo homer and a go-ahead RBI single on Sunday, lifting the Mariners to a 6-3 victory over the Astros in an 11-inning marathon. France connected on a 95 mph fastball from Astros closer Ryan Pressly, launching a solo shot to center field leading off the ninth inning. It was his 15th round-tripper of the season. The 27-year-old infielder has gone deep four times over his last eight games since August 14. He also delivered a go-ahead RBI single versus righty reliever Ryne Stanek in the 11th inning.

Oakland A’s DFS Spin

Paul Blackburn allowed three runs on five hits and three walks with three strikeouts over 5 1/3 innings in a loss against the White Sox on Wednesday. Blackburn made his season debut on Wednesday against the White Sox, giving up three runs over 5 1/3. A run scored in the first inning on a double by Eloy Jimenez. After two walks put a runner in scoring position in the fourth, Luis Robert drove in a run with a base hit. Blackburn gave up another single and a walk with one out in the sixth before he was relieved at 75 pitches. One inherited runner would come in to score. The 27-year-old right-hander had a 4.97 ERA over 88 2/3 innings in Triple-A before making Wednesday's start. He's currently in line to take on the Mariners in Oakland next week.

Mariners vs. A’s Betting Prediction

The under is 4-1-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams in Oakland and is 4-1 in the last five meetings overall. The under is also 6-2 in the Mariners’ last eight games as a road underdog, are 6-2 in their last eight road games versus a team with a winning record and is 27-12-1 in their last 40 games when their opponent scores two runs or less in their previous game. On the other side, the under is 4-1-2 in the A’s last seven games overall and is 4-1 in their last five games during the first game of a series.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: MARINERS/A’S UNDER 9

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