Athletics Vs Mariners: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – May 31, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on May 31, 2021

Expect a few home runs when Matt Olson (13 HR) and the Oakland Athletics (31-24) take on Mitch Haniger (14 HR) and the Seattle Mariners (27-27) at T-Mobile Park, beginning at 4:10 PM ET live on SportsNet NW. Olson and the Athletics are -139 favorites on the moneyline for the matchup. Oakland’s James Kaprielian gets the start, and he’ll go against Seattle’s Logan Gilbert.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 31, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Athletics vs Mariners Betting Lines

Athletics Betting Insights

  • The Athletics have won 18, or 58.1%, of the 31 games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • This season, Oakland has won nine of its 16 games, or 56.2%, when favored by at least -139 on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Athletics, based on the moneyline, is 55.9%.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Athletics and their opponents have failed to hit the over eight times.

Athletics Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 4
HR 11
ERA 2.83
K/9 9

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Mariners Betting Insights

  • The Mariners have been chosen as underdogs in 41 games this year and have walked away with the win 21 times (51.2%) in those games.
  • Seattle has a win-loss record of 12-15 when favored by +118 or worse by sportsbooks this year.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Mariners have a 44.1% chance of pulling out a win.
  • In their last 10 games with an over/under, the Mariners and their opponents have combined to clear the total three times.

Mariners Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 3.3
HR 9
ERA 4.81
K/9 8.5

Mariners Probable Pitcher – Logan Gilbert

  • Gilbert makes the start for the Mariners, his fourth of the season. He is 0-2 with a 7.59 ERA and 11 strikeouts in 10 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent time out on Wednesday, the righty went four innings against the Athletics, giving up two earned runs while surrendering four hits.
  • The 24-year-old has an ERA of 7.59, with 9.3 strikeouts per nine innings in three games this season. Opponents are hitting .283 against him.
  • The Mariners were the moneyline underdog for two Gilbert starts this season — they split the games.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 31, 2021 at 2:14 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Athletics Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 31-24
Home 17-17
Road 14-7
vs LHP (Starters) 14-8
vs RHP (Starters) 17-16
Day Games 1-0
Night Games 30-24

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Athletics Probable Pitcher – James Kaprielian

  • The Athletics will hand the ball to Kaprielian (2-0) for his fourth start of the season.
  • The right-hander did not allow a run in seven innings pitched on Wednesday in his last outing, a matchup with the Mariners.
  • The 27-year-old has pitched in three games this season with an ERA of 1.53, a 3.2 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of .910.
  • His team won his only start as a favorite this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 31, 2021 at 2:14 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Mariners Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 27-27
Home 16-12
Road 11-15
vs LHP (Starters) 7-8
vs RHP (Starters) 20-19
Day Games 7-3
Night Games 20-24

Athletics Hitting Stats

  • The Athletics average 1.3 home runs per game to rank sixth in baseball with 70 total home runs.
  • The Athletics have put up two or more home runs in 20 games this season, and are 14-6 in those contests.
  • Oakland has hit 11 home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Olson is batting .253 this season with a team-high 13 home runs and 32 RBI.
  • Ramon Laureano is batting .257 to lead Oakland, while adding 11 homers and 22 runs batted in this season.

Mariners Hitting Stats

  • The Mariners’ 60 home runs rank 15th in Major League Baseball.
  • They have won 14 of the 20 games this season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • Seattle has hit nine home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Haniger has put up a team-best 14 home runs and 35 runs batted in.
  • Ty France has 11 doubles, three home runs and 18 walks while batting .252.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Mariners (+118)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8.5)

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

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