Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics Picks and Predictions
The Oakland Athletics will try to bounce back this Sunday afternoon against the Cleveland Indians after their 3-2 loss in Saturday’s game.
The Cleveland Indians vs Oakland Athletics game is set to go this Sunday afternoon, July 18th at 4:05pm at the RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland.
The latest DraftKings MLB odds have Oakland listed as -165 money line favorites and +120 on the run line. The over/under is currently at 8.5 total runs.
The Indians come into this game off a 3-2 road win on Saturday against the A’s, putting them now at 46-43 overall this season and just 7.5 games back from the Chicago White Sox for the AL Central top spot.
The right hander Zach Plesac will take the mound for Cleveland and this will be his second start since suffering a thumb fracture two months ago. He faced he Kansas City Royals in his first start back 10 days ago and gave up 5 hits and 3 runs over just 4 innings. Plesac in 11 starts this season is 4-3 overall with a 4.31 ERA and 1.04 WHIP. In his last 3 starts, he’s put up an era of 6.75 era and a 1.29 WHIP, but the Indians scored an average of 6 runs in those 3 games, so he was able to pick up 2 wins.
That might not be the case this go around because they’ll be facing the stud, Chris Bassitt, who’s 10-2 this season and just coming off his first ever all star appearance. At home this season, Bassitt has an era of 2.55 and a WHIP of .925.
Oakland is 4-2 straight up in their last 6 games and the total has gone over in 9 of the A’s last 13 games at home.
The Indians are 2-8 straight up in their last 10 games against the Athletics and the total has gone under in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Oakland.
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