San Francisco Giants VS Oakland Athletics

MLB Baseball 07:05 PM ET

Tuesday

08/15/2020

FOX

Spread: Oakland Athletics -178

Over/Under: 8.5

Oakland Athletics vs San Francisco Giants 8/15/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Oakland Athletics vs San Francisco Giants 8/15/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Oakland Athletics vs San Francisco Giants 8/15/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The San Francisco Giants will host the Oakland Athletics at Oracle Park in San Francisco, California on Saturday, August 15, 2020 7:07 P.M, ET. Game 2 of this 3 game interleague series is set to take place with the Oakland Athletics clinched a nail biter of an opener to win at 8-7. It took 10 innings for the Athletics to take down the Giants. The Oakland Athletics are still in 1st place in the American League with a 14-6 record, and are 1st in the AL West Division.

The Oakland Athletics won 3 of their last 5 games, and are looking to bounce back after losing their series against the Angels. They drew 1st blood in the series, with an 8-7 win, and scoring 16 total runs in their last 3 games. Oakland was down 6-0 in the 1st 6 innings, but came back with 7 runs from 7th to the 9th to tie the game at 7-7. Matt Chapman made the run in the 10th inning to get the win for the Athletics in game 1. Matt Chapman leads the team overall with 21 hits plus 15 runs batted in at .269 batting average. Matt Olson leads the team with 6 bombs for the season. The Athletics despite their success are at .216 batting average which is 26th in the league, but they make up for it in pitching with an impressive 3.31 team earned run average which is 3rd in the league. Frankie Montas is expected to start game 2 of the series. Montas is 2-1 with an ERA at 1.57. He is currently feeling upper back soreness, with Sean Manaea will be his possible replacement if he can’t play.

Oakland Athletics vs San Francisco Giants Predictions 8/15/2020

The San Francisco Giants will try to bounce back in game 2. The Giants have a single win in their last 5 games, and scored 15 total runs in their last 3. Evan Longoria got a solo homer in the bottom of the 1st, while Hunter Pence added a 3 run homer in the 3rd. Mike Yasterzemski swatted one at 394 feet in the 8th to finish off San Francisco’s scoring for the game. Jarlin Garcia got the loss without allowing any runs in 1 inning pitched. Donovan Solano is their star for the season with 28 hits and 15 RBIs with a 444 BAA. The team has .243 BAA and is 14th in the League. The Giants are 14th in the League with a record of 8-13, and are 5th in the NL West Division. Kevin Gausman will start game 2 of the series. He is 0-1 with a 4.05 ERA this season.

Oakland Athletics vs San Francisco Giants. MLB’s pick for the game will go to the Oakland Athletics. The Athletics are excellent on the mound for this season, and with the Giants’ average batting average for this season, the A’s will have less trouble here. Montas is doing well for this season, but should keep an eye on him since he is experiencing back soreness. Oakland is also successful playing against the Giants in their home field with a 4-1 record in their last 5 games at Oracle Park. The A’s will win this contest to a predicted outcome at 6-5.

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MLB Starting Time: 7:07 PM ET

Location: Oracle Park, San Francisco, California

Date: Saturday, August 15, 2020

TV: FOX

MLB Odds: Oakland Athletics -178

MLB Total: 8.5

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