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Oakland Athletics vs Detroit Tigers 09/01/2021 MLB Preview, Spread and Game Analysis
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Oakland Athletics vs Detroit Tigers 09/01/2021 – The Oakland Athletics will remain on the road to square off against the Detroit Tigers in their second game of a three-game series. The Athletics rebounded well against the Yankees in their last two games and they continued their success against the Tigers. Oakland remains at the second spot in the AL West Division play while the Tigers are sitting at third in the AL Central Division play. The mlb betting spreads are up and running with all the details of this exciting game. Both teams will square off from Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan.
Oakland Athletics vs Detroit Tigers 09/01/2021
Oakland Athletics have improved their record to 73-59 on the season. The Athletics are now five games behind the Astros at the top. Oakland took out the Tigers in their series opener with a 9-3 final score. The Athletics are trying to clinch their division title but the battle with Houston continues. James Kaprielian will be sent to the nod here as their starting pitcher in this game. Kaprielian is holding a 7-4 record on the season with an ERA of 3.65 and 95 Ks in total. Oakland will need more support from the plate against bigger teams.
Players to watch: Matt Olson 1B (GP 125, AB 451, R 80, H 123, 2B 28, 3B 0, HR 32, RBI 83, TB 247, BB 67, SO 88, SB 4, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.373, SLG 0.548, OPS 0.92, WAR 4.7), Matt Chapman 3B (GP 126, AB 443, R 64, H 98, 2B 12, 3B 3, HR 21, RBI 60, TB 179, BB 63, SO 165, SB 3, AVG 0.221, OBP 0.319, SLG 0.404, OPS 0.723, WAR 3.1).
The Detroit Tigers have improved dramatically when compared to last year. The Tigers have won a total of 62 games and dropped 71 in return. The Detroit Tigers are behind the Indians and they seem to have a potential team that will make it to the playoffs next season. The Tigers are all set to turn in Wily Peralta as their starter in this game. Peralta is holding a 3-3 record on the season with an ERA of 3.63 and 35 Ks in total. The Tigers will still need support from the plate against the Athletics in this game.
Players to watch: Jonathan Schoop 2B (GP 127, AB 504, R 68, H 142, 2B 24, 3B 1, HR 18, RBI 70, TB 222, BB 30, SO 109, SB 1, AVG 0.282, OBP 0.323, SLG 0.44, OPS 0.763, WAR 2.2), Jeimer Candelario 3B (GP 122, AB 459, R 60, H 125, 2B 36, 3B 2, HR 10, RBI 48, TB 195, BB 53, SO 113, SB 0, AVG 0.272, OBP 0.35, SLG 0.425, OPS 0.775, WAR 2.5).
Oakland Athletics vs Detroit Tigers Betting Numbers
Oakland are 5-10 SU in their last 15 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Detroit’s last 10 games.
Oakland Athletics vs Detroit Tigers Betting Picks
Oakland will get past the Tigers with the help of their powerful batting unit. The Athletics have an easy shot to build on their winning streak. The MLB betting lines have predicted Oakland to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Athletics 8, Tigers 5.