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    The Oakland Athletics (55-94) have a 2-0 series lead and will look for a sweep of the Seattle Mariners (81-67) on Thursday at Oakland Coliseum. The Mariners are favored (-241) against the underdog Athletics (+197) in the matchup, which begins at 3:37 PM ET. Seattle has George Kirby starting, and Oakland counters with Adrian Martinez.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mariners vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Thursday, September 22, 2022
    • Game Time: 3:37 PM ET
    • Location: Oakland, California
    • Stadium: Oakland Coliseum
    Mariners vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mariners -241 7

    Mariners Stats & Trends

    Mariners Batting

    • The Mariners average 1.2 home runs per game to rank ninth in baseball with 181 total home runs.
    • The Mariners have the third-worst batting average in the majors (.227).
    • The Mariners are 18th in the league with an on-base percentage of .311.
    • The Mariners strike out 8.6 times per game, the No. 16 mark in the league.
    • The Mariners average 1.3 homers per game when playing away from home this season (97 total in road contests).
    • The Mariners are slugging .395 with 2.9 extra-base hits per game in road contests.
    • The team averages eight hits per game and is batting .233 on the road this season.

    Mariners Key Batters

    • Julio Rodriguez leads Seattle in OBP (.339), slugging percentage (.495) and total hits (138) this season.
    • Among qualified hitters in baseball, Rodriguez ranks 32nd in batting average, 48th in on-base percentage, and 16th in slugging.
    • Ty France is batting .270 with 24 doubles, 20 home runs and 32 walks.
    • France is 42nd in batting average, 55th in on-base percentage and 59th in slugging among qualified batters.
    • J.P. Crawford has collected 121 base hits, an OBP of .337 and a slugging percentage of .349 this season.
    • Carlos Santana has been key for Seattle with 77 hits, an OBP of .314 plus a slugging percentage of .388.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics’ 126 home runs rank 27th in MLB this season.
    • The Athletics have a team batting average of just .216 this season, which ranks last among MLB teams.
    • The Athletics have an OBP of just .281 this season, which ranks last in MLB.
    • The Athletics rank 20th in strikeouts per game (8.7) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 47 homers, an average of 0.6 per game, in 74 home contests this season.
    • They are slugging .318 in 74 home games this season.
    • They are averaging 6.5 base hits per game and batting .205 as a team at home this season.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Sean Murphy has racked up a team-high OBP (.333) and slugging percentage (.437).
    • Including all qualifying players in MLB, Murphy ranks 73rd in batting average, 61st in on-base percentage and 60th in slugging percentage.
    • Tony Kemp is batting .239 with 22 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 43 walks.
    • Including all qualified players, Kemp ranks 105th in batting average, 95th in on-base percentage and 127th in slugging percentage.
    • Seth Brown has put up 104 hits, a team-high for the Athletics.
    • Chad Pinder is hitting .232 with 17 doubles, 12 home runs and 14 walks.

    Mariners vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    Kirby Martinez
    0 GS 9
    0-0 W-L 4-5
    ERA 5.77
    0 IP 43.2
    0 BB 15
    0 SO 37

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