Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics 5/4/2023 – On Thursday afternoon, the Seattle Mariners will be locking horns with the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum. This will be the second game of a series between these two teams. The Seattle Mariners are 13-16 on the season after winning in the first game against the Athletics. The Oakland Athletics were paired with the Cincinnati Reds in the previous matchup and are 6-24 on the scoreboard. The MLB best bets for today are in favor of a win for the Seattle Mariners in this game.
Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics 5/4/2023
|When:||Thursday, May 4, 3:37 PM EDT|
|Where:||Oakland Coliseum Oakland, California|
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— Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) May 4, 2023
The Seattle Mariners managed to win the first game of the series against the Athletics with a final score of 2-1. In this baseball season, the Mariners are batting with an average of .215 and have accumulated a total of 122 runs. The highest number of home runs for the Mariners is Teoscar Hernandez who has knocked seven homers out of the park so far. The Mariners will be nodding to George Kirby for this game. Kirby is 2-2 this season with a 2.93 ERA.
Players to watch: Teoscar Hernandez RF (GP 30, AB 119, R 13, H 25, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 16, TB 50, BB 2, SO 44, SB 1, AVG 0.21, OBP 0.246, SLG 0.42, OPS 0.666, WAR 0.4, Julio Rodriguez CF (GP 28, AB 117, R 19, H 27, 2B 6, 3B 1, HR 5, RBI 13, TB 50, BB 9, SO 35, SB 6, AVG 0.231, OBP 0.297, SLG 0.427, OPS 0.724, WAR 0.9
The Oakland Athletics took on the Cincinnati Reds before coming to this series and managed to win only one game out of three. The Athletics are batting with an average of .225 this season with a total of 114 runs. Brent Rooker has scored nine home runs for the team so far, along with 22 ribbies, leading the team in both areas. The Athletics will be handing the ball to Drew Rucinski for this game. Rucinski is currently 0-1 with a 4.76 ERA.
Players to watch: Esteury Ruiz CF (GP 31, AB 113, R 12, H 30, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 13, TB 37, BB 4, SO 22, SB 13, AVG 0.265, OBP 0.341, SLG 0.327, OPS 0.669, WAR 0.1, Shea Langeliers C (GP 27, AB 96, R 13, H 20, 2B 2, 3B 1, HR 6, RBI 16, TB 42, BB 6, SO 29, SB 0, AVG 0.208, OBP 0.276, SLG 0.438, OPS 0.714, WAR -0.1
Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Betting Numbers
Under is 9-1 in Castillos last 10 starts with 5 days of rest.
Over is 5-1 in Castillos last 6 starts during game 3 of a series.
Under is 5-1 in Mariners last 6 games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
Under is 5-1 in Mariners last 6 road games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
Over is 5-1 in Mariners last 6 road games with the total set at 6.5 or lower.
Athletics are 0-4 in their last 4 vs. American League West.
Athletics are 1-9 in their last 10 Thursday games.
Under is 6-1-1 in Athletics last 8 home games with the total set at 9.0-10.5.
Athletics are 1-7 in their last 8 games with the total set at 9.0-10.5.
Under is 26-6-1 in Athletics last 33 games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Betting Picks
Both of these teams are coming here after inconsistent performances, but the Athletics are easily the weaker team in this part of the season. The Seattle Mariners are favored to win this game according to the latest baseball betting stats.
Score Prediction: Mariners 7, Athletics 4.