Mariners vs. Athletics Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Monday, May 22, 2023

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Mariners vs. Athletics Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, May 22, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Oakland Athletics (10-38) will try to end their four-game losing streak when they visit the Seattle Mariners (22-24) on Monday at 9:40 PM ET on MLB Network. Bookmakers consider the Mariners to be -317 favorites for the contest, while the Athletics are +254 underdogs looking for the upset.

Seattle’s Luis Castillo and Oakland’s Kyle Muller have been named the starters for this contest.

Mariners vs. Athletics Odds

  • Mariners odds to win: -317
  • Athletics odds to win: +254
  • Spread: Mariners -1.5
  • Total: 8 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Monday, May 22, 2023
  • Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

Who Will Win Mariners vs. Athletics?

Mariners and Athletics Betting Trends

The Mariners have been favored on the moneyline 30 total times this season. They’ve gone 16-14 in those games.

Seattle has not yet played a game with moneyline odds of -317 or shorter.

The Athletics have entered the game as underdogs 47 times this season and won 10, or 21.3%, of those games.

This season, Oakland has been at least a +254 underdog on the moneyline three times, losing each of those contests.

The Mariners have played in 46 games with over/under set, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 22 times (22-22-2).

So far this season, the Athletics and their opponents have hit the over in 27 of their 48 games with a total.

Mariners Stats & Insights

The Mariners have the No. 18 offense in MLB action scoring 4.4 runs per game (202 total runs).

Seattle averages one home run per game to rank 20th in MLB action with 48 total home runs .

The Mariners’ .226 batting average ranks 27th in the majors.

Seattle’s hitters strike out 9.8 times per game, the 28th-most in MLB.

The pitching staff for the Mariners has a collective 8.9 K/9, which ranks 11th in MLB.

Seattle has the fifth-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (3.62).

Athletics Stats & Insights

The Athletics have scored 176 runs (just 3.7 per game) this season, which ranks 27th in MLB.

Oakland’s 53 home runs rank 15th in Major League Baseball.

The Athletics have a team batting average of just .227 this season, which ranks 26th among MLB teams.

Oakland is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 29th with an average of 9.4 strikeouts per game.

The Athletics have a 7.7 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 28th in baseball.

Oakland pitchers have a combined ERA of 6.91 ERA this year, which ranks 30th in MLB.

Mariners Key Players to Watch

Castillo gets the start for the Mariners, his 10th of the season. He is 2-2 with a 3.31 ERA and 58 strikeouts through 51 2/3 innings pitched.

Jarred Kelenic leads Seattle in homers with nine while also maintaining a team-best .286 batting average.

Ty France is batting .253 with an OBP of .327 and a slugging percentage of .360 this season.

Julio Rodriguez has collected 37 base hits, an OBP of .280 and a slugging percentage of .376 this season.

J.P. Crawford has collected 35 hits this season and has an OBP of .368. He’s slugging .336 on the year.

Athletics Key Players to Watch

The Athletics’ Muller (1-3) will make his 10th start of the season.

Brent Rooker has put up a team-best 11 home runs and 31 runs batted in.

Esteury Ruiz is hitting .287 to pace his team.

Ryan Noda is hitting .221 with nine doubles, a triple, four home runs and 31 walks.

Shea Langeliers is hitting .217 with four doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 13 walks.

Mariners and Athletics Injuries

Mariners: Dylan Moore: 10 Day IL (Olique), Penn Murfee: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Easton McGee: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Andres Munoz: 15 Day IL (Deltoid), Robbie Ray: 15 Day IL (Flexor), Evan White: 60 Day IL (Adductor)

Athletics: Zach Jackson: 15 Day IL (Undisclosed), Trevor May: 15 Day IL (Personal), Drew Rucinski: 15 Day IL (Illness), Mason Miller: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Paul Blackburn: 15 Day IL (Finger), Dany Jimenez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Freddy Tarnok: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed), Kirby Snead: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Manny Piña: 60 Day IL (Wrist), Ken Waldichuk: day-to-day (Calf)

Mariners vs. Athletics Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Mariners 5, Athletics 3
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs
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