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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Tuesday when the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics meet at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Lefthander Jarrod Washburn will take the mound for the Mariners to start this game. Washburn is 3-3 this season with a 3.86 ERA.

Starting this game for the Athletics will be Dallas Braden. The lefthander has a 3.67 ERA to go along with a 3-5 record this season.

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Oddsmakers currently have the Athletics listed as 140-moneyline favorites versus the Mariners, while the game’s total is sitting at 8.

Travis Buck homered and scored three runs on Monday afternoon to lead the Athletics to a 6-1 win over the Mariners.

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The A’s were winners as -142 home favorites in that contest, while the combined score fell UNDER the day’s posted total (9.5).

Adam Kennedy had four hits and drove in two runs for Oakland in that victory. Kenji Johjima hit his third home run of the season for the Mariners.

 

Current streak:
Oakland has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Seattle Mariners: 21-25 Straight Up
Oakland: 17-25 SU

Seattle most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 7-3
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

Oakland most recently:
When playing on Tues are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle’s last 6 games
Seattle is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing the Oakland A's
Seattle is 6-15 SU in its last 21 games
Seattle is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Oakland's last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Oakland's last 15 games at home
Oakland is 4-2 Straight Up in its last 6 games at home
Oakland is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games when playing Seattle

Our free pick of the day is the Oakland A’s

Next up:
Oakland home to Seattle, Wednesday, May 27