Orioles at Athletics 6/17/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Baltimore Orioles vs. Oakland Athletics
MLB: 10:07 PM EST
Jun. 17, 2019
Latest Odds : OAK -197 O/U 9
The Baltimore Orioles open a three-game series on the road Monday at Oakland Coliseum against the Oakland Athletics. The Orioles were beaten on Saturday by the Boston Red Sox 7-2. Orioles’ hitters were stymied by Boston ace Chris Sale who struck out 10 Orioles. Dylan Bundy fell to 3-8 after the loss. The Orioles have baseball’s worst overall record at 21-49 and worst home record at 9-27.
Oakland defeated the Seattle Mariners on Saturday 11-2. Frankie Montas threw six strong innings with nine strikeouts to win his team-high ninth game. Marcus Semien hit a home run and scored three runs and has now hit in 12 straight games. Jurickson Profar collected three hits and knocked in four runs for the A’s.
Trey Mancini is leading Baltimore with a .307 batting average and in hits with 81. Renato Nunez leads in home runs with 16, while Dwight Smith Jr. leads in RBIs with 41. Baltimore is averaging .239 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .269. On Monday, the Orioles will send Andrew Cashner to the mound. The right-hander is 6-2 with an ERA of 4.73, 51 Ks and 26 BBs.
Marcus Semien leads Oakland with a .279 batting average and in hits with 81. Matt Chapman leads in home runs with 16 and Jurickson Profar leads in RBIs with 39. The A’s are averaging .246 at the plate while opposing hitters are averaging .243. On Monday, the A’s will send Mike Fiers to the mound. The right-hander is 6-3 with an ERA of 4.63, 56 Ks and 24 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
Baltimore is 17-48 in its last 65
The OVER has cashed in 3 of the Orioles last 4
Oakland is 10-3 in Fiers’ last 13 starts at home
The OVER has cashed in 6 of the A’s last 8 at home
Free Betting Pick: Oakland Athletics -197
Baltimore has lost 8 of the last 10 overall against the A’s and 43 of the last 63 played in Oakland. The A’s have won 10 of Fiers’ last 13 starts at home, 14 of the right-hander’s last 19 starts on grass and 5 of their hurler’s last 6 starts versus an opponent with a losing record. Baltimore has lost an almost unbelievable 65 of the last 80 versus a right-handed starter. Final Score Prediction, Oakland Athletics win 8-3.