Mariners vs. Athletics Prediction

Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics, 9/2/18 Prediction & Odds

Who will get the last laugh when the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics wrap up their competitive series today at 4:05PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

923 Seattle Mariners at 924 Oakland Athletics

Sunday, September 2, 2018

4:05PM ET – Oakland Coliseum

TV: NSCA; RTNW

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, Oakland is favored at home, as the Athletics are getting odds of -135 to win, while the Seattle Mariners are listed with odds of +125 to prevail. The over/under total has been set at 9 runs. The public betting for this game currently has 63 percent going on Oakland at home. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

Mariners seek series win

The Seattle Mariners have won two of the three games in this series this weekend following an 8-7 win at Oakland on Saturday. Seattle is 76-59 overall and 38-31 on the road. The Mariners are putting up 4.18 runs per game this year while allowing 4.49 per contest.

Felix Hernandez gets the start for the Mariners this afternoon. He is 8-12 through 25 starts with a 5.49 ERA and a 1.39 WHIP. King Felix has 116 strikeouts and 52 walks over 142.2 innings of work this year.

Athletics struggling

The Athletics have finally hit a bit of a funk after a long stretch of winning. They have lost three of their last four after Saturday’s loss. Oakland is now 80-56 overall and 39-28 at home. The Athletics are scoring 4.77 runs per game this year while giving up 4.18 per contest.

Edwin Jackson makes the start for the Athletics this afternoon. Jackson is 4-3 through 12 starts this year and carries a 3.03 ERA and a 1.16 WHIP. Jackson has 49 strikeouts and 24 walks through 68.1 innings of work.

MLB Betting Trends

Seattle

The Mariners have won seven of their last eight Game 4’s in a series and they are 10-4 in their last 14 road games against a winning team.

Oakland

The Athletics have won six of Jackson’s last seven starts, but they are just 2-5 in their last seven division games.

Prediction:

Seattle has looked good in this series, but Hernandez just hasn’t been a good pitcher this year. He has been average against Oakland this year, going 1-3 with a 4.13 ERA. However, he has a 6.95 ERA on the road this season. I think he continues to struggle on the road while Jackson maintains his steady performances at home. I like Oakland to grab the finale and salvage the series split.

 

The Pick: Oakland Athletics -135

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