Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics Best Bet for 9/18/23

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Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics
Date: Monday, September 18th, 9:40 ET
Location: Oakland Coliseum
Money Line: M’s -172/A’s +142 (Bet for cheaper at BAS! Saves you BIG $$$!)
Total Line: 7.5

Betting Preview

Here’s our betting preview for the upcoming MLB clash between the Oakland Athletics and the Mariners on Monday, September 18th at Oakland Coliseum. We provide you with a comprehensive analysis, odds, and predictions to help with your handicapping decision or tail our expert based on the projected lineups and listed starting pitchers.

Betting Odds

ML RL Total
SEA -172 -1.5 O 7.5 (-105)
OAK +142 +1.5 U 7.5 (-116)

Mariners vs. Athletics Projected Lineup


Batting Order Position
J.P. Crawford 1 SS
Julio Rodríguez 2 CF
Eugenio Suárez 3 3B
Teoscar Hernández 4 DH
Cal Raleigh 5 C
Ty France 6 1B
Jarred Kelenic 7 LF
Dylan Moore 8 RF
Jose Caballero 9 2B
Bryan Woo SP


Batting Order Position
Tony Kemp 1 LF
Zack Gelof 2 2B
Ryan Noda 3 1B
Brent Rooker 4 DH
Seth Brown 5 RF
Shea Langeliers 6 C
Lawrence Butler 7 CF
Jordan Diaz 8 3B
Nick Allen 9 SS
JP Sears SP


Straight Up/Over-Under/ Runline Record

Seattle Mariners: 81-68 SU / OU 75-71 / Runline 71-78
Oakland Athletics: 46-103 SU / OU 79-65 / Runline 73-76

Heading into their game vs. the Athletics, the Mariners have a record of 81-68 and have dropped three straight games. In the AL West, they are in 3rd place and have an overall series record of 24-20-2. At home, they have gone 41-33 and 40-35 on the road.


  • The Mariners have four straight losses vs. the runline and have a season-long run margin of 0.6.
  • The Mariners have been favored in 69.1% of their games and have runline records of 30-44 and 41-34 at home and on the road, respectively
  • The over has hit in 51% of the Mariners’ 149 games at 75-71.

If the Athletics are going to climb out of last place in the AL West, they will need to turn things around with a win over the Mariners. Heading into the game, the Athletics have lost four straight games and stand with an overall record of 46-103. On the road, the Athletics are 22-53 and 24-50 at home. The team’s overall series record is 12-32-2.


  • The Athletics have four straight losses vs. the runline and have a season-long run margin of -2.1.
  • The Athletics have been favored in 2.0% of their games and have runline records of 37-37 and 36-39 at home and on the road, respectively
  • The over has hit in 55% of the Athletics’ 149 games at 79-65.

Pitching Matchup

Pitcher Appearances Started IP Record ERA WHIP HR
Bryan Woo 15 15 75 3-4 4.16 1.15 9

Today will be Bryan Woo’s 16th appearance this season, and he has an overall record of 3-4. His current ERA stands at 4.16 and OBP allowed of .287. So far, he struckout 76 batters and has a WHIP of 1.15. On the road, his ERA is 6.11 compared to 4.53 at home.

The Mariners picked up a win the last time Bryan Woo took the mound, taking down the Angels by a score of 8-0. In 5 2/3 innings of work, he allowed four hits and zero earned runs while adding a W to his record.

Pitcher Appearances Started IP Record ERA WHIP HR
JP Sears 29 29 157 5-11 4.45 1.23 31

With an overall record of 5-11, JP Sears gets the start for Oakland. His ERA stands at 4.45 with a K/9 figure of 8.22 after making 29 appearances. Additionally, he has a FIP of 5.13 and an OBP of .305.

JP Sears earned a win and a quality start in his previous game, leading his team to a 6-2 win over the Astros. He allowed two runs and five hits across six innings.

Mariners vs. Athletics Offense Outlook

The Mariners have played 149 games and are ranked 12th in the league with 4.7 runs per game. Seattle ranks 11th in home runs, having gone deep 195 times. Their average is .244, including .242 on the road and .236 at home.

Seattle Mariners Top Hitters On The Road

Julio Rodríguez .289 17 .514 .364
Teoscar Hernández .296 13 .488 .351
Ty France .245 3 .328 .302
Eugenio Suárez .226 10 .368 .300
J.P. Crawford .245 8 .409 .344

Seattle Mariners Top Hitters: Last Five Games

Player BA H R HR SLG
Julio Rodríguez .246 4 2 0 .392
J.P. Crawford .300 5 0 0 .475
Eugenio Suárez .062 1 2 1 .250
Ty France .333 5 1 0 .333
Cal Raleigh .208 3 1 0 .208

After 149 games played, the Athletics are 30th in the league with an average of 3.7 runs per game. In terms of home runs, the club is 19th, on a total of 160 homers. The team’s overall batting average, including .224 on the road and .211 at home, is .224.

Oakland Athletics Team Hitting Stats

Team Games Runs HR BA OBP SLG
Athletics 149 3.7 (30th) 160 (19th) .224 (23rd) .299 (22nd) .299 (22nd)

Oakland Athletics Top Hitters: Last Five Games

Player BA H R HR SLG
Zack Gelof .229 3 2 1 .416
Brent Rooker .188 3 2 2 .562
Ryan Noda .146 2 1 0 .208
Shea Langeliers .062 1 1 1 .250
Esteury Ruiz .250 1 1 0 .250

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