On May 12, 2024, the Seattle Mariners will host the Oakland Athletics at T-Mobile Park, with the first pitch scheduled for 04:10 pm. The forecast predicts a few clouds for the afternoon game.

Alex Wood, with an ERA of 5.304 this season, will take the mound for the Athletics. His counterpart, Luis Castillo with a fine ERA of 3.352, will represent the Mariners. Heading into this matchup, the Athletics find themselves 11th in the 2024 AL West Division standings, having achieved 19 wins and 22 losses, a .460 win percentage. Their divisional before this game consists of 4 wins and 5 losses. Recently, they have won 5 of their last 10 games and are experiencing a mild winning streak. They have registered 10 wins and 13 losses at home and an even 9-9 on the road.

On the other hand, the Mariners are placed 7th in the same division, with a record of 21-19 and a .526 winning percentage. They have a slightly better divisional record of 5 wins and 3 losses. The recent form shows 4 victories in their last 10 endeavors, enduring a recent loss. The Mariners show a more significant home-field advantage with a 12-9 record, versus their road record of 9-10. Their prowess during night games is noteworthy with 17 wins out of 21 games.

In terms of betting odds, the Mariners are favored with a PointSpread of -1.5 and are -244 on the Home Team Money Line, reflecting confidence from oddsmakers as the home side and favorites in this contest. The game’s over/under is set at 7.5, indicating expectations of a relatively low-scoring affair, likely influenced by the strong pitching matchup between Wood and Castillo. The Athletics stand at +200 on the Away Team Money Line, suggesting a lesser likelihood of an upset but enticing odds for a surprising turnaround.