On the afternoon of May 12, 2024, at 4:10 PM, the Oakland Athletics will battle the Seattle Mariners at T-Mobile Park under partly cloudy skies. Alex Wood will take the mound for the Athletics, entering the game with an ERA of 5.304, while Luis Castillo will pitch for the Mariners, featuring a more robust ERA of 3.352.

In the current standings of the 2024 AL West Division, the Athletics rank 11th with a record of 19-22, translating to a .460 winning percentage. They have a divisional record of 4-5, positioned 3rd within the division. The Athletics have had moderate success in their recent games, securing 5 wins out of the last 10, and are currently enjoying a one-game winning streak. Their home record stands at 10-13, while they’ve balanced their away record at 9-9. Day games have seen them winning 12 times against 7 successes in night matches, with a total score tally of 163 runs and 191 runs against.

On the other side, the Mariners are placed 7th in the division with a 21-19 win-loss record, achieving a .526 winning percentage. With a division record of 5-3, they occupy the 2nd spot. Their recent form shows 4 wins in their last 10 outings, with a current one-game losing streak. The Mariners have maintained a solid home record of 12-9 and are nearly even on the road with 9-10. Interestingly, they have a higher win ratio in night games with 17 victories compared to only 4 in daylight encounters. The Mariners have scored 148 and allowed 146 runs this season.

Regarding the betting odds for this match, they are finely poised. The point spread is set at -1.5 and the Over/Under totals at 7.5. Betting lines also reflect a notable tilt towards the Mariners with a Home Team Money Line of -244, while the Away Team Money Line for Athletics stands at 200. These odds suggest a leaning towards the Mariners being favored at home, yet the Athletics present a potential upset given the right circumstances.