Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics - 9/28/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners

Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 8:10 PM (T-Mobile Park)

The Line: Oakland Athletics / Seattle Mariners -- Over/Under:

TV: NSCA, RTNW

The Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners meet Saturday in MLB action at T-Mobile Park.

The Oakland Athletics need a win after splitting their last six games. The Athletics have scored nine runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five straight games. The Oakland Athletics have won five of their last eight games when scoring three or less runs. Marcus Semien leads the Athletics with 187 hits and 92 RBI while Matt Chapman and Matt Olson have combined for 273 hits and 182 RBI. Brett Anderson gets the ball, and he is 12-9 with a 4.00 ERA and 87 strikeouts this season. Anderson is 10-5 with a 2.36 ERA and 98 strikeouts in his career against the Mariners.

The Seattle Mariners need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Mariners have scored five runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last 10 games. The Seattle Mariners have won six straight games when scoring four or more runs. Omar Narvaez leads the Mariners with 118 hits and 55 RBI while Mallex Smith and Domingo Santana have combined for 229 hits and 106 RBI. Marco Gonzales gets the ball, and he is 16-12 with a 4.09 ERA and 143 strikeouts this season. Gonzales is 4-2 with a 3.88 ERA and 38 strikeouts in his career against the Athletics.

The Athletics are 19-7 in their last 26 during game 3 of a series, 39-19 in their last 58 road games and 4-0 in Anderson's last 4 starts. The Mariners are 2-5 in their last 7 home games, 5-17 in their last 22 Saturday games and 6-1 in Gonzales' last 7 home starts. The Athletics are 4-0 in the last 4 meetings and 5-2 in Anderson's last 7 road starts vs. Mariners. The under is 4-1-1 in Gonzales' last 6 starts overall. The under is 6-1 in Anderson's last 7 starts overall.

Anderson has allowed 20 hits and six earned runs in his last 15 innings, and he has a 3.40 ERA and .246 allowed batting average on the road. Gonzales has allowed 21 hits and eight earned runs in his last 26.1 innings, and he has a 4.18 ERA and .261 allowed batting average at home. Anderson has been better on the road than at home this season, and the A's need a win if they hope to host the wild card game in a few days. The Oakland Athletics should win this game. 

Randy’s Pick Oakland Athletics

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.