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Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians 08/12/2021 Predictions, MLB Preview and Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians 08/12/2021 – Oakland Athletics have been on fire as they are continuing to chase the Houston Astros at the top. Oakland remains at the second spot in the AL West Division play and they enter this game riding a six-game winning streak. The Athletics are keen on getting past the Astros, but they are still two games behind. Cleveland Indians are coming into this game sitting at the second spot in the AL Central Division play. The Indians are now two games behind the .500 mark and the baseball odds are not in their favor.
Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians 08/12/2021
Oakland Athletics are all set to sweep the Indians in this series after their last success. The Athletics are now holding a 66-48 record on the season after their incredible performance last night. Oakland went deep from the plate and smashed six runs to victory while their pitching unit restricted the Indians to just three. Chris Bassitt will take the mound in this game as their starting pitcher. The All-Star player is holding a solid 11-3 record on the season with an ERA of 3.19 on the season. Bassitt took out eight hitters and gave up just one run in his last success against the Rangers.
Players to watch: Matt Chapman 3B (GP 110, AB 392, R 51, H 83, 2B 12, 3B 3, HR 14, RBI 50, TB 143, BB 51, SO 146, SB 3, AVG 0.212, OBP 0.302, SLG 0.365, OPS 0.667, WAR 1.9), Matt Olson 1B (GP 107, AB 387, R 73, H 111, 2B 28, 3B 0, HR 28, RBI 74, TB 223, BB 55, SO 73, SB 3, AVG 0.287, OBP 0.379, SLG 0.576, OPS 0.956, WAR 4.4).
Cleveland Indians declined further after their last defeat and they continue to trail the White Sox by a dozen games. The Indians are now just a few games ahead of the Tigers at the third position. Cleveland’s pitcher Nick Sandlin gave up three runs without a single out and suffered the loss. Eli Morgan will take the nod in this game as their starter. Morgan will make his 10th career appearance for the Indians. The righty is holding a 1-4 record on the season with an ERA of 6.09 in total.
Players to watch: Amed Rosario SS (GP 103, AB 391, R 54, H 109, 2B 18, 3B 5, HR 6, RBI 34, TB 155, BB 23, SO 84, SB 12, AVG 0.279, OBP 0.321, SLG 0.396, OPS 0.718, WAR 1.2), Jose Ramirez 3B (GP 102, AB 370, R 73, H 94, 2B 21, 3B 3, HR 25, RBI 68, TB 196, BB 43, SO 58, SB 13, AVG 0.254, OBP 0.34, SLG 0.53, OPS 0.87, WAR 3.7).
Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers
Oakland are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 7 games.
Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks
Oakland has the upper hand in this game with their powerful performance. The spread betting websites remain in favor of the Athletics to win this game and cover the spread. Back the Athletics to take out the Indians with ease.
Score Prediction: Athletics 5, Indians 2.