Athletics Vs Mariners: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 22, 2021

Posted By Staff on July 21, 2021

The Oakland Athletics (55-42) visit the Seattle Mariners (51-45) at 10:10 PM ET on Thursday, providing a matchup between two top-10 sluggers. Matt Olson has 25 homers (fourth in the league) for the favored Athletics (-125), and Mitch Haniger is eighth in MLB play with 23 home runs this season for the underdog Mariners (+105). Sean Manaea takes the mound first for Oakland, and Chris Flexen is Seattle’s pick to start.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of July 21, 2021, 6:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Athletics vs Mariners Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Manaea (OAK) Pitcher Flexen (SEA)
6 – 6 W/L 9 – 3
109.2 IP 99.1
3.28 ERA 3.35
1.200 WHIP 1.200
9.4 K/9 5.9
2.1 BB/9 1.8

Athletics Probable Starter Sean Manaea

  • The Athletics will send Manaea (6-6) out for his 20th start of the season. He is 6-6 with a 3.28 ERA and 115 strikeouts in 109 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The lefty last appeared on Saturday against the Indians, when he went 5 1/3 innings, allowing three earned runs while giving up seven hits.
  • The opposing Mariners offense has the 26th-ranked slugging percentage (.381) and ranks 11th in MLB play with 119 home runs. They have a collective .218 batting average, and are last in the league with 679 total hits and 21st in MLB play scoring 397 runs.
  • The Athletics are 8-4 in Manaea’s 12 starts this season with Oakland as the moneyline favorite.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 21, 2021 at 6:05 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Mariners Stats vs Manaea

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Kyle Seager 33 .212 7 1 6 .243 .576
Mitch Haniger 23 .348 8 0 2 .348 .826
J.P. Crawford 12 .167 2 0 0 .231 .398
Shed Long Jr. 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Dylan Moore 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .750
Ty France 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Tom Murphy 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Jake Bauers 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Mariners Probable Starter Chris Flexen

  • The Mariners will send Flexen (9-3) to the mound for his 18th start this season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Saturday, when he threw seven innings against the Angels, giving up one earned run while allowing six hits.
  • The Athletics rank 13th in MLB with 427 runs scored this season. They have a .232 batting average this campaign with 121 home runs (10th in the league).
  • His team has won 76.9% of his starts when they are underdogs on the moneyline (10-3).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 21, 2021 at 6:05 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Athletics Stats vs Flexen

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Tony Kemp 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .500
Elvis Andrus 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .600
Sean Murphy 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Stephen Piscotty 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Matt Olson 3 .667 2 0 1 .667 1.667
Mitch Moreland 3 .333 1 1 2 .333 1.666
Mark Canha 3 .333 1 0 2 .333 .666
Jed Lowrie 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Matt Chapman 2 1.000 2 0 0 1.000 2.000

Athletics Betting Trends

  • The Athletics score an average of 4.7 runs per game on the road compared to 4.1 per contest at home.
  • The Athletics rank 13th in runs scored with 427, 4.4 per game.
  • The Athletics have been the moneyline favorite 61 total times this season. They’ve gone 37-24 in those games.
  • Oakland has a 30-17 record (winning 63.8% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -125 or shorter.
  • Oakland has played in 94 games with over/under set, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 43 times (43-49-2).
  • Oakland played as the moneyline favorite for eight of its last 10 games, and finished 5-3 in those matchups.
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Mariners Betting Trends

  • The Mariners rank 21st in the league with 397 total runs scored this season.
  • In 49 home games this season, they’ve scored 3.9 runs per contest compared to the 4.4 per game they score away from T-Mobile Park.
  • The Mariners have won 42, or 56%, of the 75 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Seattle has a record of 34-30, a 53.1% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +105 or more by sportsbooks this season.
  • So far this season, Seattle and its opponents have hit the over in 47 of their 95 games with a total.
  • In eight games over the last 10 matchups when set as the underdog by bookmakers, Seattle has a record of 6-2.

Athletics Players to Watch

  • Olson leads the Athletics with 25 home runs and 63 runs batted in, while putting up a team-high batting average of .291.
  • Olson ranks 24th in hits (96), fourth in HR (25), 12th in RBI (63), 21st in AVG (.291), 20th in OBP (.373), and 12th in SLG (.588) among the qualifying hitters in baseball.
  • Jed Lowrie is hitting .265 with 18 doubles, 11 home runs and 32 walks.
  • Among the qualifying hitters in MLB, Lowrie’s batting stats do not rank among the top hitters in the majors.

Athletics Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Matt Olson 330 .291 63 25 63 .373 .961
Matt Chapman 329 .219 43 11 42 .313 .684
Elvis Andrus 328 .232 33 2 22 .267 .581
Jed Lowrie 317 .265 42 11 46 .331 .757
Ramón Laureano 293 .239 40 14 35 .315 .762
Mark Canha 285 .256 57 11 33 .377 .823
Sean Murphy 262 .214 31 12 44 .301 .713
Tony Kemp 188 .250 30 4 18 .378 .766
Seth Brown 182 .198 25 11 29 .265 .694
Mitch Moreland 172 .233 20 7 23 .289 .690

Mariners Players to Watch

  • Haniger is batting .263 this season with a team-high 23 home runs and 59 RBI.
  • Haniger’s 23 HR rank eighth, and his 59 RBI rank 20th among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Haniger is batting .382 with five homers during his nine-game hitting streak.
  • Ty France is batting .273 to lead Seattle, while adding nine homers and 43 runs batted in this season.
  • France ranks 20th in SLG among qualified hitters in the majors.

Mariners Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Mitch Haniger 358 .263 66 23 59 .320 .828
J.P. Crawford 353 .272 48 5 31 .332 .709
Kyle Seager 352 .216 36 18 53 .285 .708
Ty France 315 .273 43 9 43 .351 .776
Dylan Moore 223 .188 27 9 30 .272 .635
Tom Murphy 171 .187 21 7 19 .269 .620
Luis Torrens 165 .224 22 11 23 .291 .764
Jarred Kelenic 103 .107 7 2 6 .179 .363
Jake Bauers 101 .248 10 1 7 .290 .587
Jake Bauers 100 .190 7 2 6 .270 .550

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