Athletics vs. Mariners - 9/10/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seattle Mariners (73-68) at Oakland Athletics (60-80)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 4:05 pm (O.co Coliseum)
Felix Hernandez (10-5) (3.75) vs. K Graveman (10-9) (3.81)
The Line: Oakland Athletics +111 / Seattle Mariners -121 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics play game two of their series Saturday afternoon.
The Seattle Mariners look for another victory after winning five of their last eight games. The Mariners have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 10 games. The Seattle Mariners offense has heated up recently, and they’ve won four of their last five games when scoring more than three runs. Robinson Cano leads Seattle with 172 hits, Kyle Seager has 90 RBI and Nelson Cruz has 35 home runs. Felix Hernandez gets the ball, and he’s 10-5 with a 3.75 ERA and 107 strikeouts this season. Hernandez is 22-8 with a 2.67 ERA and 273 strikeouts in his career against the Athletics.
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The Oakland Athletics could use a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Athletics have allowed six runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 11 games. The Oakland Athletics have an ERA of 4.55 and have lost five straight games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Khris Davis leads Oakland with 121 hits, Danny Valencia has 47 RBI and Marcus Semien has 23 home runs. Kendall Graveman takes the hill, and he’s 10-9 with a 3.81 ERA and 95 strikeouts this season. Graveman is 1-2 with a 3.71 ERA and 15 strikeouts in his career against the Mariners.
The Mariners are 1-4 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series and 6-1 in Hernandezs last 7 starts. The Athletics are 1-5 in their last 6 Saturday games and 12-4 in Gravemans last 16 starts. The Mariners are 28-10 in Hernandezs last 38 starts vs. Athletics.
The Mariners have found their winning ways the last week and Hernandez has owned the A's throughout his career. Seriously, look at those career numbers. Have to side with Seattle to get another victory and the cheap price.