Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics 08/23/2021 Forecast, Analysis and Odds
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Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics 08/23/2021 – AL West Division foes Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics are all set to battle in an entertaining but short two-game series from Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Mariners have won a total of 67 games after dropping 58 in return. Seattle is three games behind the Athletics and this will be an important series to win. Oakland will do their best to retain their spot and take out the Mariners in this game. The bets for mlb are flourishing online for this short and exciting series.
Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics 08/23/2021
The Seattle Mariners have done their best to get past opponents including Oakland. Seattle won their last game against Houston with a final score of 6-3. Seattle Mariners dropped their series with a 1-2 record. The Mariners continue their struggle for the playoffs. Marco Gonzales will be sent to the mound here as their starting pitcher. The southpaw is holding a 5-5 record on the season with an ERA of 4.10. Ty France is holding a batting average of .291 with 124 hits. The home run leader is Kyle Seager 28.
Players to watch: Mitch Haniger RF (GP 121, AB 472, R 85, H 120, 2B 19, 3B 2, HR 28, RBI 71, TB 227, BB 37, SO 124, SB 1, AVG 0.254, OBP 0.314, SLG 0.481, OPS 0.795, WAR 2.1), J.P. Crawford SS (GP 123, AB 462, R 63, H 123, 2B 27, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 38, TB 168, BB 41, SO 87, SB 3, AVG 0.266, OBP 0.329, SLG 0.364, OPS 0.693, WAR 2.8).
Paul Blackburn will be sent to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. The righty is holding a 0-1 record on the season with an ERA of 5.06, three Ks, and three BBs in total. Matt Olson is the leading batsman with an average of .276. Olson is the home run leader with 31 and RBI leader with 81. Oakland smashed a total of 155 home runs in 124 games. The Athletics are keen on getting past the Astros but they seem to have their ticket to the playoffs in place.
Players to watch: Matt Olson 1B (GP 120, AB 431, R 78, H 119, 2B 28, 3B 0, HR 31, RBI 81, TB 240, BB 62, SO 83, SB 3, AVG 0.276, OBP 0.373, SLG 0.557, OPS 0.93, WAR 4.7), Matt Chapman 3B (GP 121, AB 427, R 62, H 95, 2B 12, 3B 3, HR 19, RBI 57, TB 170, BB 60, SO 160, SB 3, AVG 0.222, OBP 0.317, SLG 0.398, OPS 0.715, WAR 3).
Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle’s last 5 games.
Oakland are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Betting Picks
Oakland has a better team with a neat batting and pitching unit. The Athletics have the recent MLB betting picks in their favor and are all set to win this game and cover the spread. As for the Mariners, they will need to try to get past weaker opponents.