Mariners Vs Athletics: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – July 2, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on July 4, 2022

The Seattle Mariners (37-42) and Oakland Athletics (25-53) clash on Saturday at 4:10 PM ET. Seattle’s (-181 to win) George Kirby and Oakland’s (+150) Paul Blackburn pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

The betting trends in what follows are based off odds valid as of July 2, 2022 at 3:13 PM ET. Keep scrolling for a look at all of the latest odds for this matchup and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at BetMGM today!

Mariners vs Athletics Betting Lines

Mariners Betting Insights

  • The Mariners have entered the game as favorites 32 times this season and won 19, or 59.4%, of those games.
  • Seattle has a record of 2-2 in games where sportsbooks favor them by at least -181 on the moneyline.
  • The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 64.4% chance of a victory for the Mariners.
  • Seattle’s games have gone over the total in 36 of their 79 chances.
  • The Mariners are 41-38-0 against the spread this season.

Mariners Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 7-3
Runs Per Game 4.3
HR 9
ERA 3.03
K/9 8.39

Athletics Betting Insights

  • The Athletics have come away with 22 wins in the 66 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • This season, Oakland has come away with a win nine times in 29 chances when named as an underdog of at least +150 or longer on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Athletics have a 40% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Contests with Oakland have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 35 of 79 chances this season.
  • The Athletics have an against the spread mark of 35-44-0 in 79 games with a line this season.

Athletics Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 3-7
Runs Per Game 3.4
HR 6
ERA 4.85
K/9 8.09

Athletics Probable Pitcher – Paul Blackburn

  • Blackburn gets the start for the Athletics, his 16th of the season. He is 6-3 with a 3.12 ERA and 62 strikeouts in 80 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last appearance on Monday against the New York Yankees, the right-hander went five innings, allowing three earned runs while surrendering five hits.
  • Blackburn has pitched five or more innings in a game 11 times this season entering this game.
  • The Athletics have been the moneyline underdog in 13 of Blackburn’s starts this season, and they went 7-6 in those games.
  • Blackburn’s team has a 9-6 record in his starts this season.
  • Blackburn has had 15 starts with a total this season, and the teams combined to hit the over in seven of those outings.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of July 2, 2022 at 3:13 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Athletics Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Domingo Acevedo 35 35.0 8.5 9.0 2.1 3.34
Zach Jackson 32 31.0 12.5 7.0 0.0 3.48
Sam Moll 28 22.0 12.3 11.8 1.4 2.45
Lou Trivino 28 22.1 13.7 18.0 1.1 6.85
A.J. Puk 28 32.0 8.7 9.3 0.7 2.53

Mariners Probable Pitcher – George Kirby

  • When Kirby starts, his team is 5-5-0 against the spread this season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Tuesday, when he tossed four innings while giving up seven earned runs on nine hits in a matchup with the Baltimore Orioles.
  • Kirby has started 10 games this season, and he’s lasted five or more innings eight times. He averages 5.1 innings per appearance.
  • When Kirby starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 4-2.
  • In games Kirby has started, his team is 5-5.
  • In games Kirby has started this season, the teams are 8-2-0 at hitting the over.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of July 2, 2022 at 3:13 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Mariners Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Diego Castillo 30 28.0 31 4.82 2 4
Paul Sewald 29 28.2 31 2.83 4 7
Andres Munoz 29 28.2 42 3.77 6 1
Penn Murfee 28 31.2 38 1.99 2 0
Erik Swanson 21 21.1 30 0.84 4 1

Mariners Hitting Trends

  • The Mariners are 16-6 this season in games when they send out two or more bombs.
  • The Mariners have racked up five or more extra-base hits in 12 games this season, and went 11-1 in those outings.
  • The team is 27-13 in the games this season it has put up eight or more hits.
  • The Mariners are 27-6 in games this season that they put up five or more runs.
  • The Mariners have gone 15-10 over the 25 games this season when they have drawn five or more walks.

Athletics Hitting Trends

  • They are 8-5 this season when they hit two or more home runs in a game.
  • They have gone 7-2 this season when collecting five or more extra-base hits as a team.
  • They have won 18 of the 32 games in which they’ve collected eight or more hits this season.
  • They have won 13 of their 21 games this season in which they scored more than four runs.
  • They have won six of their nine games this season in which they’ve drawn more than four free passes.

Mariners vs. Athletics Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Athletics (+150)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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