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Reverse line movement happening on the Athletics-Mariners line on Saturday night

by Mike Spector | Mariners Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 1st 7:21pm EDT

The Oakland Athletics have received 72% of the bets and 88% of the money in advance of their matchup with the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. Despite this action, the line has lowered from Oakland -155 to -150 moneyline favorites, according to BettingPros consensus odds. (source)

Betting Impact:

When reverse line movement such as this happens, it is a clear sign that respected sharp money has appeared on the other side. Thus, sportsbooks have lowered the line in an attempt to make it more appealing to bet the Oakland A's and counteract some of the sharp wagers.

Game: OAK at SEA Sat Aug 1st, 9:10pm ET | Categories: Public Betting, Line Movements