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Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics 09/09/2021 Game Analysis, Baseball Tips and Forecast
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Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics 09/09/2021 – Chicago White Sox and Oakland Athletics will conclude their exciting three-game series from Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California. The White Sox are coming into the game after an unexpected defeat against Oakland. Chicago remains at the top of the AL Central Division play with a dozen games ahead of the Indians. Oakland is still one game behind the Mariners in the AL West and their battle for the Wild Card round continues. The Athletics will need to make up for their loss and get back on track. The MLB pitching matchups and odds have predicted a winner based on the details of this important game.
Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics 09/09/2021
Chicago White Sox
Chicago White Sox dropped to 80-59 on the season but they are all set to clinch the division title. The White Sox gave up five runs to the Athletics and scored just one in return. Tim Anderson is the bright spot from the plate with 53 RBIs and 140 hits in total. Yoan Moncada and Jose Abreu are the other notable hitters. Reynaldo Lopez will be sent to the mound here as their starting pitcher. Lopez is holding an ERA of 2.08 with 38 Ks in total. Against Oakland, Lopez is holding a 2-1 record on the season with an ERA of 0.77.
Players to watch: Jose Abreu 1B (GP 131, AB 490, R 79, H 129, 2B 26, 3B 2, HR 28, RBI 103, TB 243, BB 48, SO 126, SB 1, AVG 0.263, OBP 0.346, SLG 0.496, OPS 0.842, WAR 3, Tim Anderson SS (GP 108, AB 463, R 82, H 140, 2B 26, 3B 2, HR 14, RBI 53, TB 212, BB 19, SO 104, SB 17, AVG 0.302, OBP 0.331, SLG 0.458, OPS 0.788, WAR 3.9).
Oakland dropped several games and was pushed back to the third. The Athletics are not too consistent in their success and they need to make up for their previous loss. Oakland won a total of 75 games and dropped 64 in return. Matt Olson has smashed 91 RBIs and 131 hits in total. Mark Canha and Jed Lowrie have combined 120 RBIs and 214 hits in total. Sean Manaea will be sent to the mound here as their starter in this game. Manaea will make his second career appearance against the White Sox. Overall, the starter is holding an 8-9 record with an ERA of 3.91.
Players to watch: Matt Olson 1B (GP 133, AB 477, R 88, H 130, 2B 32, 3B 0, HR 32, RBI 90, TB 258, BB 70, SO 92, SB 4, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.37, SLG 0.541, OPS 0.911, WAR 4.8, Matt Chapman 3B (GP 134, AB 468, R 69, H 104, 2B 13, 3B 3, HR 24, RBI 67, TB 195, BB 68, SO 173, SB 3, AVG 0.222, OBP 0.321, SLG 0.417, OPS 0.738, WAR 3.1).
Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics Betting Numbers
Chicago White Sox
Chi White Sox are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against Oakland.
Athletics are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics Betting Picks
The Chicago White Sox have a big advantage but the Athletics have Manaea on the mound. With a little support from the plate, Oakland will take out the White Sox and win this series. The MLB odds are intact for the Athletics to win.
Score Prediction: Athletics 7, White Sox 3.