Oakland Athletics vs. Seattle Mariners 5-24-23 MLB Tips, Best Bets and Odds

Oakland Athletics vs. Seattle Mariners 5/24/23 – On Wednesday night in MLB betting online, an exciting matchup between Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners awaits us. The pitchers taking the mound will be Ken Waldichuk and Bryce Miller. Baseball enthusiasts will witness an exhilarating battle at T-Mobile Park in Seattle, Washington, as both teams vie to win this match-up.

Oakland Athletics vs. Seattle Mariners

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at 9:40 PM ET

Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA


Oakland Athletics vs. Seattle Mariners 5/24/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +228

Spread: +1.5 (+105)

Total: 8 over (-110)


Moneyline: -255

Spread: -1.5 (-125)

Total: 8 under (-110)

Oakland Athletics vs. Seattle Mariners Analysis

Oakland Athletics enter this matchup with a respectable batting average of 0.226, indicating room for improvement. Throughout this season, they have scored 178 runs and hit 53 homers, demonstrating their ability to generate offense. However, their on-base percentage of 0.305 and a slugging percentage of 0.370 suggests that their hitters could improve their consistency to deliver impactful performances.

As the Athletics prepare to face off with Seattle Mariners, Ken Waldichuk will take to the mound. Waldichuk has experienced his share of hardship. With an ERA of 6.85 and WHIP of 1.85, his schedule is filled with obstacles. His road performances have been particularly dismal, as evidenced by five consecutive road starts where his total was between 7.0-8.5. Additionally, their recent five Wednesday performances have been poorer than anticipated, further compounding their fears against the Mariners.

The Seattle Mariners enter this game with a batting average of 0.229, slightly better than their opponents – the Athletics. All season, they have scored 213 runs and hit 50 homers – an impressive display of their offensive abilities. With an on-base percentage of 0.309 and a slugging percentage of 0.379, the Mariners have proven their ability to create scoring opportunities and deliver impactful hits.

Bryce Miller has been outstanding this season as starting pitcher for the Mariners. Miller has proven his worth on the mound with an outstanding win-loss record of 2-1 and an ERA of 1.42, combined with his low WHIP value of 0.51, making him an invaluable member of their pitching staff. The Mariners have excelled at home games against left-handed starters, winning 12 out of their last 14 matchups against them. Miller has an impressive record in limiting opponents’ scoring opportunities by limiting his starts to underscores.

Oakland Athletics vs. Seattle Mariners Against the Spread

Oakland Athletics will face numerous hurdles during this matchup. Recently, our Wednesday games have not been successful, and neither team can claim no victory. Additionally, their performance on the road, with sets ranging between 7.0-8.5 and 9.0-10.5, could have been more satisfactory. However, it should be noted that in seven of their most recent Wednesday games involving right-handed starters, the under has prevailed. Conversely, Seattle Mariners have experienced difficulty in the third game of a series after suffering four consecutive defeats. As previously noted, their success in home games against left-handed starters has been notable, with most wins at their expense.

Oakland Athletics vs. Seattle Mariners Free Pick

By considering both teams’ strengths and weaknesses and the performances of their starting pitchers, we anticipate an exciting and closely contested matchup.

Moneyline: Mariners -255

Considering the betting odds, we recommend placing a money line bet on the Seattle Mariners, who are listed at -255, indicating their favoured status. The Mariners have displayed better overall performance and have the advantage of playing at home, making them the more promising pick.

Spread: Athletics at +1.5 (+105)

We suggest taking the Oakland Athletics at the spread as the underdog for this game. While the Mariners are favoured to win, the Athletics have shown resilience and have the potential to keep the game close. Although inconsistent, their starting pitcher Ken Waldichuk’s performance still offers hope for a competitive showing. This makes the Athletics a viable choice to cover the spread.

Total: 8 under (-110)

Given the low-scoring trends and the capabilities of the starting pitchers, betting on the under-8 total runs is a wise choice.

Prediction: 4-3 Seattle Mariners win.

The Seattle Mariners are favoured to win their matchup against the Oakland Athletics at T-Mobile Park. The Mariners’ strong home record against left-handed starters and the impressive performance of their starting pitcher, Miller, contribute to their advantage. As MLB betting analysts, we recommend placing bets on the Seattle Mariners to secure victory on the money line as they are listed as favourites. Furthermore, considering their potential low-scoring game is recommended to bet on total runs total.