San Diego Padres vs. Oakland Athletics - 6/15/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oakland Athletics (26-39) at San Diego Padres (32-33)
MLB Baseball: Monday, June 15, 2015 at 10:10 pm (PETCO Park)
J Hahn (3-5) (3.84) vs. T Ross (3-6) (3.81)
The Line: San Diego Padres -130 / Oakland Athletics +120 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-California, FS-San Diego
The San Diego Padres and the Oakland Athletics face off on Monday at PETCO Park for game one of their interleague MLB series.
The San Diego Padres can’t seem to get any positive momentum, as they seem to follow up impressive wins with losses in games they appear to have won. The Padres are 5-5 in their last 10 games, 16-17 at home this season, and they are 6.0 games back in the NL West. As a team the Padres are hitting .246 with Justin Upton hitting .286, Derek Norris hitting .265, and Yangervis Solarte hitting .251. The Padres pitching staff has an ERA of 3.94 with the starters at 4.11 and the bullpen at 3.62. For game one against the Athletics the Padres start Tyson Ross who has allowed 79 hits and 32 earned runs while striking out 83 over 75.2 innings for a 3-6 record and a 3.81 ERA.
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The Oakland A’s have struggled all season as they sit in last place in the American League West. As a team the A’s are hitting .253 with Josh Reddick hitting .310, Stephen Vogt hitting .273, and Brett Lawrie hitting .272. The A’s pitching staff has an ERA of 3.59 with the starters at 3.06 and the bullpen at 4.75. For game one against the Padres the A’s start Jesse Hahn who has allowed 68 hits and 30 earned runs while striking out 45 over 70.1 innings for a 3-5 record and a 3.84 ERA.
San Diego is 8-1 following a loss, 2-5 in game one of a series, and 1-4 in Ross’ last five starts. Oakland is 7-2 against the NL West, 35-17 in their last 52 interleague games, and 1-4 in Hahn’s last five starts as an underdog. Oakland has won five of their last seven games against San Diego.
This game looks fairly even and Ross has had some tough luck and with the Padres taking a loss on Sunday, they bounce back with a win here.