Oakland Athletics vs Colorado Rockies 09/16/2020 Spread, Game Analysis and Tips
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Oakland Athletics vs Colorado Rockies 09/16/2020 – Oakland Athletics will remain on the road as they conclude their short two-game series against Colorado Rockies from Coors Field in Denver, Colorado. The Athletics will try to bounce back and even the series after their last defeat against the Rockies. Oakland still remains at the top of the AL West with a 30-19 record. Colorado Rockies are trying their best to get past the Giants in the third spot. The Rockies are holding a 22-25 record as they remain at the fourth spot in the NL West division. Top betting websites are out with picks and predictions of this anticipated game.
Oakland Athletics vs Colorado Rockies 09/16/2020
They have been keen on clinching the division title right from the start. Oakland Athletics have dominated the AL West division with incredible performance and they are all set to remain at the top. The Athletics are six games ahead of the Astros and way ahead of the .500 mark. Last night, the Athletics struggled at the plate when they scored one and surrendered three to the Rockies. The only run was contributed by Tony Kemp during the second inning. Taking the mound as their starter against the Rockies will be Mike Fiers. The righty holds a 5-2 record on the season with an ERA of 5.06. Fiers was unsuccessful in his last start against the Texas Rangers.
Players to watch: M. Semien SS (GP 44AB 176R 24H 402B 63B 1HR 7RBI 21TB 69BB 18SO 42SB 4AVG 0.227OBP 0.299SLG 0.392OPS 0.691WAR 0), M. Olson 1B (GP 49AB 175R 26H 332B 33B 1HR 13RBI 38TB 77BB 31SO 59SB 0AVG 0.189OBP 0.311SLG 0.44OPS 0.751WAR 0).
Colorado Rockies lost it all when they gave up the top spot in their division long ago. The Rockies are trailing the Giants by one game and they are four games ahead of the Diamondbacks. Colorado lost their last series against the Angles with a 1-2 record. The Rockies were also swept by the Padres by three games. Out of the last 25 games at home, Colorado lost 14 and they are trying their best to make it to the postseason. Taking the mound against Oakland in this game is German Marquez. The righty is holding a 2-5 record on the season with an ERA of 4.35.
Players to watch: T. Story SS (GP 46AB 184R 35H 552B 113B 3HR 10RBI 24TB 102BB 22SO 48SB 14AVG 0.299OBP 0.374SLG 0.554OPS 0.928WAR 0), C. Blackmon RF (GP 47AB 175R 27H 572B 103B 1HR 6RBI 37TB 87BB 17SO 37SB 1AVG 0.326OBP 0.383SLG 0.497OPS 0.88WAR 0).
Oakland Athletics vs Colorado Rockies Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado’s last 5 games.
Oakland Athletics vs Colorado Rockies Betting Picks
Oakland is missing out on Matt Chapman due to his hip surgery. The Athletics are holding the 9th rank in runs scored and 16th rank in OPS. As for the Rockies, they are holding the 17th in runs scored and 17th in OPS. The best sports betting websites are predicting the Rockies to win this game.
Score Prediction: Colorado Rockies 8, Oakland Athletics 7.