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Oakland Athletics vs Chicago White Sox 08/19/2021 Odds, Betting Picks and Predictions
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Oakland Athletics vs Chicago White Sox 08/19/2021 – Oakland Athletics will enter this game sitting at the second position in the AL West Division play. The Athletics will conclude their four-game series against the Chicago White Sox from Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois. Oakland dropped their 53 games on the season after their last defeat against Chicago. The Athletics have won a total of 68 games and are 2.5 games behind the Astros at the top. The Chicago White Sox have set the standards high after winning their 71st game last night. The White Sox have dropped a total of 50 games and the best betting websites remain in their favor to win this series.
Oakland Athletics vs Chicago White Sox 08/19/2021
Oakland Athletics are coming into this game riding a four-game losing streak. The Athletics were unable to get past Chicago’s strong performance despite their best effort. Oakland surrendered a total of 17 runs in their last three games alone and 24 runs in their last four. James Kaprielian will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Kaprielian gave up 11 home runs this season in a span of 83 plus innings. Overall, the starter has 83 Ks in total with an ERA of 3.33. The Athletics will need extra support from the plate in this game.
Players to watch: Matt Chapman 3B (GP 117, AB 413, R 61, H 93, 2B 12, 3B 3, HR 18, RBI 56, TB 165, BB 58, SO 153, SB 3, AVG 0.225, OBP 0.32, SLG 0.4, OPS 0.719, WAR 2.7), Matt Olson 1B (GP 115, AB 413, R 76, H 116, 2B 28, 3B 0, HR 30, RBI 79, TB 234, BB 59, SO 77, SB 3, AVG 0.281, OBP 0.376, SLG 0.567, OPS 0.942, WAR 4.7).
Chicago White Sox
The Chicago White Sox have been productive from the plate and equally good with their pitching unit. The White Sox smashed three runs last night and gave up two to Oakland. Chicago has given up just two runs in their last game by scoring a total of 14 runs from the plate. Dylan Cease will be sent to the mound here as their starter. Cease has given up 14 home runs in a span of 124 plus innings. Overall, he has surrendered 107 hits, 14 home runs, 49 walks, and a total of 60 runs to opponents with an ERA of 4.04.
Players to watch: Tim Anderson SS (GP 102, AB 436, R 74, H 131, 2B 24, 3B 2, HR 13, RBI 49, TB 198, BB 18, SO 98, SB 16, AVG 0.3, OBP 0.329, SLG 0.454, OPS 0.783, WAR 3.5), Jose Abreu 1B (GP 113, AB 420, R 63, H 107, 2B 20, 3B 2, HR 25, RBI 89, TB 206, BB 42, SO 114, SB 1, AVG 0.255, OBP 0.337, SLG 0.49, OPS 0.828, WAR 2.2).
Oakland Athletics vs Chicago White Sox Betting Numbers
Oakland is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
Chicago White Sox
Chi White Sox are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games.
Oakland Athletics vs Chicago White Sox Betting Picks
Chicago has the mlb betting odds in their favor due to their powerful batting unit. The White Sox can take out the Athletics with Cease on the mound. Oakland can hope to rebound, but they are up against the Giants in their next series.
Score Prediction: White Sox 7, Athletics 2.