Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics 07/04/2021 MLB Baseball, Tips and Forecast
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Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics 07/04/2021 – The Boston Red Sox have dropped their last game against the Athletics and they look forward to rebounding as they conclude their three-game series. The Athletics continue to remain at second place in the AL West Division play after their last success. Boston is at the top of AL East and is five games ahead of the Bay Rays. The best betting website for MLB has predicted a winner as these two teams battle in an exciting game from Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California.
Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics 07/04/2021
Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox holds the best record in the majors after winning 52 and dropping 32 in return. The Red Sox are ahead of the Bay Rays and they keep dominating their opponents. Last night, Boston gave up seven runs and scored six in an unexpected defeat. Nick Piveta will get the ball as their starter against the Athletics in this game. Piveta is holding an ERA of 4.43 with a 6-3 record and 99 Ks in total. Piveta will make his first career appearance against the Athletics.
Players to watch: R. Devers 3B (GP 79, AB 296, R 55, H 86, 2B 25, 3B 1, HR 20, RBI 70, TB 173, BB 29, SO 80, SB 3, AVG 0.291, OBP 0.36, SLG 0.584, OPS 0.945, WAR 3.3), J.D. Martinez LF (GP 76, AB 295, R 58, H 90, 2B 21, 3B 2, HR 17, RBI 55, TB 166, BB 32, SO 74, SB 0, AVG 0.305, OBP 0.372, SLG 0.563, OPS 0.934, WAR 2.5).
Oakland Athletics won 49 games and dropped 36 in return. The Athletics continue to trail the Astros in the AL West. In the series opener, Oakland gave up three and scored just two in return. James Kaprielian will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Kaprielian is holding an ERA of 3.06 with 52 Ks and a 4-2 record on the season. Kapreilian will make his second career appearance against the Red Sox.
Players to watch: M. Chapman 3B (GP 82, AB 282, R 39, H 63, 2B 10, 3B 3, HR 11, RBI 42, TB 112, BB 44, SO 101, SB 1, AVG 0.223, OBP 0.324, SLG 0.397, OPS 0.722, WAR 2.1), M. Olson 1B (GP 78, AB 282, R 51, H 80, 2B 18, 3B 0, HR 20, RBI 53, TB 158, BB 37, SO 55, SB 3, AVG 0.284, OBP 0.371, SLG 0.56, OPS 0.931, WAR 2.8).
Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics Betting Numbers
Boston Red Sox
Boston is 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Oakland’s last 10 games at home.
Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics Betting Picks
The top baseball bets have predicted the Red Sox to win this game and win the series. Oakland is strong but the Red Sox have solid batting and pitching units that have dominated opponents.
Score Prediction: Red Sox 9, Athletics 5.