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San Francisco Giants vs Oakland Athletics 08/22/2021 MLB Previews, Tips and Betting Predictions
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San Francisco Giants vs Oakland Athletics 08/22/2021 – An important three-game series will come to an end as the San Francisco Giants take on Oakland Athletics from Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Giants look forward to continuing their success after defeating Oakland in their last game. The Athletics took out the Giants in their series opener and they look forward to winning this series. The best betting baseball picks have predicted a winner based on the odds and lines for each team. The Giants continue to hold the top spot and the best record in the majors.
San Francisco Giants vs Oakland Athletics 08/22/2021
San Francisco Giants
San Francisco Giants have the best record in the majors with a 79-44 record on the season. The Dodgers are right behind the Giants by one game and the battle for the NL West continues to take place. The Giants smashed six runs last night and gave up five to Oakland. Logan Webb will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 7-3 record on the season with an ERA of 2.92. Webb gave up two runs in his last innings that resulted in a victory against New York.
Players to watch: Mike Yastrzemski RF (GP 105, AB 366, R 60, H 80, 2B 23, 3B 3, HR 19, RBI 48, TB 166, BB 41, SO 98, SB 3, AVG 0.219, OBP 0.308, SLG 0.454, OPS 0.761, WAR 1.9), Brandon Crawford SS (GP 103, AB 354, R 58, H 107, 2B 22, 3B 2, HR 19, RBI 70, TB 190, BB 38, SO 80, SB 9, AVG 0.302, OBP 0.368, SLG 0.537, OPS 0.905, WAR 4.7).
Oakland Athletics did well to get past the Giants in their series opener with a final score of 4-1. The Athletics won a total of 70 games and gave up 54 in return. Oakland is just three-plus games behind the Astros at the top spot. Frankie Montas will be sent to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. The 28-year-old pitcher is holding a 9-9 record on the season with an ERA of 4.04. Montas has struck out 152 opponent hitters in a span of 136 innings. The talented pitcher holds a solid WHIP of 1.26.
Players to watch: Matt Olson 1B (GP 119, AB 427, R 78, H 118, 2B 28, 3B 0, HR 31, RBI 81, TB 239, BB 62, SO 82, SB 3, AVG 0.276, OBP 0.374, SLG 0.56, OPS 0.934, WAR 4.6), Matt Chapman 3B (GP 120, AB 423, R 62, H 95, 2B 12, 3B 3, HR 19, RBI 57, TB 170, BB 60, SO 157, SB 3, AVG 0.225, OBP 0.32, SLG 0.402, OPS 0.722, WAR 3).
San Francisco Giants vs Oakland Athletics Betting Numbers
San Francisco Giants
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco’s last 7 games.
Oakland are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
San Francisco Giants vs Oakland Athletics Betting Picks
The Giants have the best record and the mlb betting odds were in their favor. However, Oakland is playing this game at home and they have Montas on the mound to help them get past the Giants. Back the Athletics to take out the Giants in this series.
Score Prediction: Athletics 5, Giants 3.