If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Tuesday when the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics meet at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
Lefthander Jarrod Washburn will take the mound for the Seatlle Mariners to start this game. Washburn is 3-3 this season with a 3.86 ERA.
Starting this game for the Athletics will be Dallas Braden. The lefthander has a 3.67 ERA to go along with a 3-5 record this season.
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Oddsmakers currently have the Athletics listed as 140-moneyline favorites versus the Mariners, while the game’s total is sitting at 8.
Travis Buck homered and scored three runs on Monday afternoon to lead the Athletics to a 6-1 win over the Mariners.
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The A’s were winners as -142 home favorites in that contest, while the combined score fell UNDER the day’s posted total (9.5).
Adam Kennedy had 4 hits and drove in two runs for Oakland in that victory. Kenji Johjima hit his third home run of the season for the Mariners.
Oakland has won 2 straight games.
Seattle: 21-25 Straight Up
Oakland: 17-25 SU
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Tues are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 7-3
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle’s last 6 games
Seattle is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Oakland
Seattle is 6-15 SU in its last 21 games
Seattle is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Oakland's A's L 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Oakland's last 15 games at home
The Oakland A's are 4-2 Straight Up in its last 6 games at home
Oakland is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games when playing Seattle
Our free pick of the day is the Oakland A’s
Oakland home to Seattle, Wednesday, May 27