On the evening of May 10, 2024, an intriguing matchup is set to unfold at T-Mobile Park as the Seattle Mariners welcome the Oakland Athletics. The game is scheduled for a 9:40 PM start under scattered clouds, according to weather forecasts. Pitching for the Athletics, Paul Blackburn will bring his solid ERA of 3.000 to the mound, facing off against the Mariners’ Bryan Woo, who impressively maintains an ERA of 0.000.

In terms of standings within the 2024 AL West Division, the Athletics find themselves in 11th place with a record of 18-21, reflecting a 0.46 winning percentage. Despite their struggles, they have netted 6 wins in their last 10 outings but are coming off a recent loss. Their road record stands even at 8-8. For the Mariners, positioned 7th in the division, a slightly better season is unfolding with a 20-18 record and a 0.53 winning percentage. Like their counterparts, the Mariners also face challenges, evident from their consecutive recent losses and a nearly balanced home-road win distribution.

Delving into the betting odds, the point spread is set at -1.5, indicating expectations of a relatively tight contest, with the over/under pegged at 7.5 points. For those betting on the money line, the odds favor the home team, with the Mariners at -148, while the Athletics stand as underdogs at +123. This points to a perceived edge for the Mariners, likely influenced by their slightly better divisional standing and consistent performance in night games, where they have claimed 16 victories.