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Cleveland Indians vs Oakland Athletics 07/17/2021 Forecast, Baseball Betting and Analysis
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Cleveland Indians vs Oakland Athletics 07/17/2021 – On Saturday, Cleveland Indians and Oakland Athletics will enter their second game of a three-game series from Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Indians have won a total of 45 games on the season after dropping 51 in return. Cleveland is way behind the White Sox at the top of the AL Central Division. Oakland Athletics continue to trail the Astros in the AL West Division with a 53-40 record on the season. The best MLB betting sites have predicted a winner based on the odds and picks of this exciting game.
Cleveland Indians vs Oakland Athletics 07/17/2021
Cleveland Indians are two games ahead of the .500 mark and are five-plus games ahead of the Tigers. The Indians dropped their series opener against the Athletics with a final score of 5-4. From the plate, Jose Ramirez continues to take the lead with a batting clip of .260. Ramirez has smashed a total of 19 home runs and 52 RBIs on the season. Cal Quantrill will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 1-2 record on the season with an ERA of 4.23 and 43 Ks in total.
Players to watch: C. Hernandez 2B (GP 85, AB 332, R 53, H 75, 2B 13, 3B 2, HR 15, RBI 38, TB 137, BB 35, SO 82, SB 0, AVG 0.226, OBP 0.305, SLG 0.413, OPS 0.717, WAR 0.7), A. Rosario SS (GP 80, AB 294, R 40, H 76, 2B 9, 3B 4, HR 5, RBI 25, TB 108, BB 18, SO 65, SB 8, AVG 0.259, OBP 0.306, SLG 0.367, OPS 0.673, WAR 0.3).
Oakland Athletics were strong enough to take out the Indians in their last game but their chase against the Astros continues. Matt Olson is the leader in batting with an average of .282. Olson is the home run leader with 23 and RBI leader with 59. The Athletics will turn Sean Manaea to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding an ERA of 3.19 with a 6-6 record on the season. The other notable hitting for Oakland is Mark Cana with an on-base percentage of .375 in total.
Players to watch: M. Chapman 3B (GP 89, AB 313, R 41, H 71, 2B 11, 3B 3, HR 11, RBI 42, TB 121, BB 44, SO 111, SB 1, AVG 0.227, OBP 0.319, SLG 0.387, OPS 0.705, WAR 2.1), M. Olson 1B (GP 86, AB 312, R 58, H 88, 2B 20, 3B 0, HR 23, RBI 59, TB 177, BB 42, SO 60, SB 3, AVG 0.282, OBP 0.371, SLG 0.567, OPS 0.938, WAR 3.3).
Cleveland Indians vs Oakland Athletics Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland’s last 6 games.
Cleveland Indians vs Oakland Athletics Betting Picks
Back Oakland to win this game with Manaea on the mound as their starter. The Athletics have an easy opportunity to make up for all their previous loss. Experts who bet on sports are in favor of Oakland winning this game and cover.
Score Prediction: Athletics 5, Indians 2.