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Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners 07/31/2020 MLB Picks, Predictions and Baseball Previews
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Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners 07/31/2020 – Oakland Athletics will take the road to open their four-game series against Seattle Mariners from T-Mobile Park in Seattle, Washington. Oakland is sitting at the top spot in the AL West with a 3-3 record alongside Houston Astros. Seattle Mariners are just one game behind Oakland in the fourth spot with a 3-4 record. If the Athletics manage to get past the Mariners in this game they will get closer to Houston Astros. Oakland will need to focus on their batting squad, especially against the stronger teams. The mlb betting lines are out for this anticipated game.
Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners 07/31/2020
Oakland Athletics defeated Colorado Rockies in their last three-game series. The Athletics tied their two games against Los Angeles Angels in their opening series. In their last outing, Oakland scored three runs from the plate against the Angeles and restricted them to nothing. The top batsman for Oakland is Ramon Laureano with six RBIs and 12 hits. The Athletics will take this opportunity to get past the Mariners. Sean Manaea will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher against the Mariners.
Players to watch: M. Semien SS (GP6 AB25 R4 H6 2B0 3B0 HR0 RBI0 TB6 BB1 SO6 SB0 AVG0.24 OBP0.269 SLG0.24 OPS0.509 WAR0), M. Chapman 3B (GP6 AB23 R2 H6 2B1 3B1 HR1 RBI3 TB12 BB2 SO8 SB0 AVG0.261 OBP0.32 SLG0.522 OPS0.842 WAR0).
Seattle Mariners were successful against the Los Angeles Angels in their last series. The Mariners won two games and lost the final match. Seattle Mariners scored eight runs and restricted the Angels to just five. The Mariners need to get back to the .500 mark. The leading batsman for the Mariners is Kyle Lewis with six RBIs and 17 hits. Taijuan Walker will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher against the Athletics. Walker is holding a 1-2 record against Oakland with 28 strikeouts.
Players to watch: K. Lewis RF (GP7 AB29 R5 H13 2B0 3B0 HR2 RBI7 TB19 BB3 SO12 SB0 AVG0.448 OBP0.5 SLG0.655 OPS1.155 WAR0), K. Seager 3B (GP7 AB28 R4 H8 2B3 3B0 HR1 RBI6 TB14 BB2 SO3 SB1 AVG0.286 OBP0.344 SLG0.5 OPS0.844 WAR0).
Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Oakland’s last 13 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle’s last 5 games.
Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Betting Picks
Oakland Athletics have a better batting unit and their starting pitcher will be their key to success. Seattle Mariners will need to bounce back in their next game since the mlb point spread picks are away.
Score Prediction: Oakland Athletics 6, Seattle Mariners 2.