MLB Baseball: Athletics vs Mariners Odds – 10:10pm EST

February 16, 2011
Oakland Athletics
by firebrandal

The Seattle Mariners will try to win the second game at home of their three game set with the Oakland Athletics when the two teams meet tonight at 10:10pm EST from Safeco Field. Online sportsbooks have the Mariners -132 favorites in sports betting odds vs the Athletics +122 while the over/under total is set at 6.5 UNDER (-125). Seattle will send righthander Felix Hernandez to the mound for tonight’s home game with a 7-9 record this season with a blistering 2.84 ERA while Oakland will counter with lefthander Brett Anderson whole has gone 3-2 with a 3.14 ERA this year. Sportsbooks also favor the Mariners -1.5 (+165) in MLB betting odds for the run lines vs the Athletics +1.5 (-195).

Seattle won the first game of the series on Monday 3-1 as -110 home MLB sports betting favorites while the four runs stayed UNDER the 7.5 listed at online sportsbooks. Javier Lopez, Jo Wilson and Franklin Gutierrez drove in runs during the first and fourth innings while pitcher Doug Fister only allowed one run over six inning worth of work for the win. Rajai Davis supplied the only offense for the Athletics with a double in the sixth inning to score Coco Crisp in the loss. Seattle fired their manager Don Wakamatsu this week and are currently on a two game winning streak.

Heading into tonight’s game, Oakland has gone 56-55 on the season in MLB betting odds, 4-6 when playing on Tuesday and 8-2 after a loss. The Athletics are 6-3 in their last 9 games when playing Seattle while the over/under baseball betting total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Mariners and UNDER in 7 of the Athletics last 8 games overall. Seattle has gone 43-70 in MLB picks for the season, 7-3 when playing on Tuesday and 2-8 after a win. The Mariners are 10-1 in their last 11 games when playing at home against Oakland while the over/under betting total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle’s last 5 games at home and UNDER in 4 of the Mariners last 5 games overall.

Bishop Whitmore is Editor in Chief of and has been in the sports entertainment industry for the past 10 years consulting for various media outlets and sportsbooks. View daily sports reviews, poker strategies and casino rooms from Bishop Whitmore at

Article from – In a strongly worded letter I just received as of this writing from the office of Oakland City Attorney John Russo (and is reproduced in full at the end of this post), Oakland’s lawyer penned what is without a doubt the strongest attack on the Oakland Athletics attempts to leave Oakland by and Oakland City Official. Distributed by Tubemogul.
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