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Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics Odds, Picks, and Predictions

The Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics meet on Wednesday night in the second game of a three-game season series between these American League West Rivals. The Seattle Mariners have been battling the American League Wild Card spots all season long.

At the same time, the current Oakland Athletics standings tell the tale of a team sitting at the bottom of the MLB standings and has been officially eliminated from the postseason.

We’ll review the Mariners vs Athletics odds to find the best pick for your betting ticket MLB picks today. The first pitch for the Mariners vs. Athletics is scheduled for 9:40 P.M. ET from Oakland, California.

Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics Odds 


The Mariners vs Athletics odds are set with the Seattle Mariners as the expected betting favorite, listed between -200 and -220 on the money line. The Oakland Athletics are listed as the underdog on the money line between +170 and +180.

Run line:

Most online sportsbooks have Seattle (-1.5) as the betting favorite on the run line spread, with odds listed between -115 and -120, with some have the Mariners listed at +1.5 with -455 odds.

The Oakland Athletics (+1.5) are the betting underdog on the run line spread on most sportsbooks, listed between -105 and +100. The same sportsbooks that have the Mariners listed with -455 odds have Oakland listed at -1.5 with +350 odds.


Most online sportsbooks have the Mariners vs Athletics odds total runs listed at 7. The over is listed with odds between -115 and -123, while the under is listed with odds between +100 and -105, depending on the online sportsbook.

Mariners vs. Athletics Betting Preview

The Seattle Mariners enter Wednesday’s game with a record of 81–66 (.551 winning percentage), locked into second in the American League West division, 16 games behind the division-leading Houston Astros.

Seattle currently holds a five-game lead over the Baltimore Orioles for the final American League Wild Card Spot.

First Round of the MLB Postseason

If the season ended today, the Mariners would be the sixth seed in the American League and would play the Cleveland Guardians in the first round of the MLB postseason.

The Seattle Mariners have a 4-6 record in their last ten games, averaging 4.0 runs per game, dropping their season average to 4.18.

In this same stretch, the Mariners have averaged 3.7 runs against per game, bringing their season average down to 3.71 runs against per game. 

Teams’ Batting Average

The Oakland Athletics have been terrible throughout the 2022 MLB season. The Athletics enter Wednesday’s game against the Mariners with a 54-94 record (.365 winning percentage).

Oakland is last in the American League West division and ranks 29th overall, holding a three-game advantage over the Washington Nationals for last in MLB.

The Oakland Athletics are 4-6 in their last ten games, averaging 4.6 runs per game, bringing their season average up to 3.49.

Over this same ten-game stretch, the Athletics have surrendered 6.0 runs per game to opposing hitters, raising their season average to 4.76 runs per game.

The Seattle Mariners hold an 8-6 lead in the 2022 head-to-head season series with the Oakland Athletics. Considering these two teams’ overall records and their postseason future, Oakland’s competitiveness and success against Seattle should factor into how you view the Mariners vs Athletics odds for your MLB picks today.

The Mariners vs Athletics odds reflect the likely outcome of this game but don’t seem to consider the Athletics’ relative success against the Mariners in 2022 or their win on Tuesday night.

In their game on Tuesday night, the Athletics shut down the Mariners, holding them to one hit and earning a 4-1 victory.

Mariners vs. Athletics Starting Pitchers

Seattle Mariners 

The Seattle Mariners have left-handed pitcher Robbie Ray scheduled to start Wednesday night’s matchup in Oakland. Ray has a 12-10 record in twenty-nine appearances, pitching to a 3.72 ERA and a 1.17 WHIP

The Mariners have lost Ray’s last two appearances, having won Ray’s previous five appearances. In these seven appearances, all but two of Ray’s appearances covered the run line spread, including his last outing against the Los Angeles Angels on September 16th.

Oakland Athletics 

The Oakland Athletics have right-handed pitcher James Kaprielian scheduled to throw the first pitch against the Mariners on Wednesday night at the old Oakland Coliseum. Kaprielian has a 3-9 record in 23 appearances, pitching to a 4.70 ERA and a 1.43 WHIP. 

The Athletics have lost four of Kaprielian’s last five starts, with the only game not clearing the run line spread being an extra-innings win over the Seattle Mariners on August 20th.

Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics Picks and Predictions

The Oakland Athletics are not a good baseball team despite defeating the Seattle Mariners last night 4-1. We’re not picking the Oakland Athletics because of their season of consistently terrible, resulting in their current record.

Most Profitable Team to Bet On

If we’re making free MLB picks on the moneyline in the Seattle Mariners game today, we’re picking the Mariners to win on Wednesday night in Oakland (-200 to -220).

Everything we can analyze suggests that the Mariners should win this game. Yet, don’t be surprised if Oakland is competitive with Seattle. After all, 9% of Oakland’s total wins in 2022 have come against the Seattle Mariners.

But still, you should take the Mariners (-1.5) and the favorable odds found on most online sportsbooks on the run line (-115 to -120) and parlay that with the Mariners on the moneyline to get the best value from the Mariners vs Athletics odds today.

Oakland and Kaprielian might have won an extra-innings game against Seattle back in August and completely shut the Mariners down last night, but Seattle is the better baseball team and should win this game.

Take a parlay of the Seattle Mariners on the money line and cover the run line spread.

MLB Pick: Mariners (-210)

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