SPORTS CHAT PLACE
The Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners meet Friday in MLB action at T-Mobile Park. The Oakland Athletics look to snap a 4-game losing streak. The Seattle Mariners look for a win after winning 8 of their last 10 games.
The Oakland Athletics have scored 10 runs in their last 3 games and 3 or fewer runs in 6 of their last 10 games. The Athletics have lost 26 straight games when scoring 3 or fewer runs. Elvis Andrus leads the Athletics with 54 hits and 16 RBI, while Sean Murphy and Seth Brown have combined for 105 hits and 66 RBI. James Kaprielian gets the ball, and he is 0-5 with a 5.88 ERA and 36 strikeouts this season. Kaprielian is 1-1 with a 6.26 ERA and 25 strikeouts in his career against the Mariners.
The Seattle Mariners have scored 19 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 6 of their last 10 games. The Mariners have won 17 straight games when scoring 4 or more runs. Ty France leads the Mariners with 87 hits and 45 RBI, while Julio Rodriguez and JP Crawford have combined for 149 hits and 60 RBI. Marco Gonzales gets the ball, and he is 4-8 with a 3.31 ERA and 47 strikeouts this season. Gonzales is 9-3 with a 3.94 ERA and 74 strikeouts in his career against the Athletics.
The Athletics are 4-11 in their last 15 road games and 15-43 in their last 58 overall. The Mariners are 20-8 in their last 28 Friday games and 7-2 in their last 9 overall. The under is 45-20-2 in Athletics last 67 Friday games. The under is 12-5-1 in Mariners last 18 overall. The Athletics are 2-7 in the last 9 meetings in Seattle and 7-21 in the last 28 meetings.
The Oakland Athletics can’t get out of their own way, and James Kaprielian is coming off a June where he allowed 24 hits and 16 earned runs in 24.2 innings. Marco Gonzales has allowed 22 hits and 10 runs in his last 31 innings. The Seattle Mariners have the clear pitching edge here, and they’re playing easily their best baseball of the season. Two teams heading in different directions. Give me the M’s and the RL for max betting value.