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Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians 08/10/2021 Betting Picks, Predictions and MLB Preview
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Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians 08/10/2021 – Oakland Athletics are sitting at the second spot in the AL West Division play and they continue to trail the Astros by two full games. The top online sportsbook odds are in favor of the Athletics as they enter this game riding a four-game winning streak. Cleveland Indians are at the second spot in the AL Central Division while they continue to trail the White Sox. The Indians are battling alongside the Detroit Tigers. Both teams will open a three-game series from Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio.
Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians 08/10/2021
The Oakland Athletics are coming off a clean sweep against the Rangers in their last three-game series. The Athletics have smashed six runs from the plate and gave up just three to the Rangers in their last game. In their last three games alone, Oakland has scored 22 runs in total. With a 64-48 record on the season, the Athletics are all set to turn in Sean Manaea to the mound as their starter. The southpaw is holding an 8-7 record on the season with an ERA of 3.26, 141 Ks, and 29 BBs.
Players to watch: Matt Chapman 3B (GP 109, AB 390, R 51, H 83, 2B 12, 3B 3, HR 14, RBI 50, TB 143, BB 49, SO 146, SB 3, AVG 0.213, OBP 0.3, SLG 0.367, OPS 0.667, WAR 1.9), Matt Olson 1B (GP 106, AB 383, R 73, H 109, 2B 28, 3B 0, HR 28, RBI 74, TB 221, BB 54, SO 72, SB 3, AVG 0.285, OBP 0.377, SLG 0.577, OPS 0.954, WAR 4.3).
Cleveland Indians will enter this game riding a two-game winning streak. The Indians smashed nine runs in their last game and gave up three to the Reds. Cleveland is sitting exactly at the .500 mark with a 55-55 record on the season. The Indians have a long way to get past the White Sox at the top position. Triston McKenzie will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 1-5 record on the season with an ERA of 5.89, 83 Ks, and 45 BBs in total. Amed Rosario is the leader in batting with an average of .270.
Players to watch: Amed Rosario SS (GP 103, AB 386, R 53, H 107, 2B 18, 3B 5, HR 6, RBI 33, TB 153, BB 23, SO 84, SB 12, AVG 0.277, OBP 0.32, SLG 0.396, OPS 0.717, WAR 0.8), Jose Ramirez 3B (GP 102, AB 366, R 73, H 94, 2B 21, 3B 3, HR 25, RBI 68, TB 196, BB 42, SO 57, SB 13, AVG 0.257, OBP 0.342, SLG 0.536, OPS 0.878, WAR 3.5).
Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland’s last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cleveland’s last 10 games against Oakland.
Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks
Oakland is right behind the Astros and they will do their best to clinch the division title. Manaea has been the bright spot for the Indians from the pitching end. The MLB predictions favor the Athletics to take out the Indians with ease.
Score Prediction: Athletics 6, Indians 3.