Athletics at Tigers - 6/2/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oakland Athletics (20-33) at Detroit Tigers (28-24)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 7:08 pm (Comerica Park)
K Graveman (2-2) (5.79) vs. A Simon (5-2) (2.67)
The Line: Detroit Tigers / Oakland Athletics --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-CA, FSN-DET
The Oakland Athletics and Detroit Tigers begin a three-game series Monday night.
The Oakland Athletics look for a win after winning five of their last eight games. The Athletics have scored 12 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Athletics have won five straight when scoring more than three runs. Marcus Semien leads Oakland with 58 hits and 16 RBI while Josh Reddick and Stephen Vogt have combined for 69 RBI. The Oakland Athletics have lost four of their last six road games. Kendall Graveman gets the nod, and he’s 2-2 with a 5.79 ERA and 17 strikeouts this season. This will be Graveman’s first career game against the Tigers.
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The Detroit Tigers look to snap a four-game losing streak. The Tigers have scored eight runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last seven games. The Tigers have lost five of their last seven games when scoring three or less runs. Miguel Cabrera leads Detroit with 61 hits and 34 RBI while Yoenis Cespedes and Ian Kinsler have combined for 50 RBI. The Detroit Tigers have split their last six home games. Alfredo Simon takes the hill, and he’s 5-2 with a 2.67 ERA and 38 strikeouts this season. Simon is 0-2 with a 9.00 ERA and nine strikeouts in his career against the Athletics.
The Athletics are 2-5 in their last 7 games following an off day and 4-1 in Gravemans last 5 starts. The Tigers are 4-1 in their last 5 games following an off day and 4-0 in Simons last 4 home starts. The Athletics are 0-4 in the last 4 meetings in Detroit and 1-6 in the last 7 meetings overall.
The Tigers could really use a win to get back on track, and they have their most consistent pitcher on the hill. I'll take Detroit to bounce back at home.