Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Matchup Preview - September 22nd, 2022

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The Seattle Mariners enter the game as the 11th ranked team per The Sharp Model X's Power Rankings and will battle the 23rd ranked Athletics at Oakland Coliseum. Mariners relievers could prove pivotal in their attempt to win today, as the Mariners bullpen ranks 2nd in MLB according to THE BAT. If the Athletics want to win they'll need to generate more hitting than they've mustered thus far, as they rank 30th in batting average this season.

Seattle Mariners Insights

  • George Kirby projects to record 18.8 outs today, according to The Sharp Model X.

  • Abraham Toro has been unlucky this year, compiling a .238 wOBA despite The Sharp Model X estimating his true talent level to be .298 — a .060 gap.

  • Projected catcher Cal Raleigh grades out as a good pitch framer, per The Sharp Model projection system.

Oakland Athletics Insights

  • The Seattle Mariners have 6 bats in the projected offense that will hold the platoon advantage over Adrian Martinez in this matchup.

  • Sheldon Neuse has primarily hit in the top-half of the batting order this year (52% of the time), but he is projected to hit 7th in the batting order today.

  • The Oakland Athletics bullpen profiles as the 8th-worst in the league, via THE BAT.

Betting Trends

  • The Oakland Athletics have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 18 of their last 30 games (+8.15 Units / 25% ROI)

  • The Seattle Mariners have hit the Game Total Under in 6 of their last 9 games (+2.75 Units / 27% ROI)

  • Ty France has hit the Hits Under in 16 of his last 26 games (+11.40 Units / 31% ROI)