King Felix and Bartolo Colon Square off as Seattle and Oakland battle in last game before All-Star Break

by Dirty on July 8, 2012

Betting on Oakland A's Baseball

 

 

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Sunday when the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics meet at O.co Coliseum.

Felix Hernandez will be the starting pitcher for the Mariners on this day. Righthander Hernandez is 6-5 this season with a 3.26 ERA.

Meanwhile, it’ll be Bartolo Colon who starts for the Athletics. Righthander Colon is 6-7 with a 4.05 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Mariners listed as 113-moneyline favorites versus the Athletics, while the game’s total is sitting at 6½.

The Mariners were a 7-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at +132 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.

Team records:
Seattle: 36-50 SU
Oakland: 42-43 SU

Seattle most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 7-3
After a win are 2-8

Oakland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing Seattle are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle’s last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Seattle’s last 14 games
Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oakland’s last 8 games
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland’s last 6 games at home

Next up:
Seattle home to Texas, Friday, July 13
Oakland at Minnesota, Friday, July 13

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