Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Oakland Athletics - 8/29/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oakland Athletics (55-74) at Arizona Diamondbacks (63-65)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 8:10 pm (Chase Field)
F Doubront (1-1) (3.70) vs. J Chacin (0-1) (2.84)
The Line: Arizona Diamondbacks -140 / Oakland Athletics +130 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-California, FS-Arizona
The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Oakland A’s face off on Saturday at Chase Field as they continue their MLB interleague series.
The Arizona Diamondbacks shook off an early deficit as they beat the A’s on Friday. Paul Goldschmidt hit a home run, Jake Lamb had two hits, and Chris Owings had a hit as the Diamondbacks scored sox runs on eight hits. Starting pitcher Chase Anderson allowed five hits and two runs while striking out three over 6.0 innings to not get a decision as Randal Delgado got the win and Brad Ziegler earned his 24th save. For Saturday’s game the Diamondbacks start Jhoulys Chacin who allowed six hits and two earned runs while striking out 5 over 6.1 innings to take the loss against the Cardinals in his only action this season.
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The Oakland A’s were unable to hold onto their early lead as they fell to the D-Backs on Friday. Bret Lawrie hit a home run and Danny Valencia and Marcus Semien each had two hits as the A’s scored four runs on eight hits. Starting pitcher Sonny Gray allowed five hits and four runs, two earned, while striking out five over 6.1 innings to take the loss and fall to 12-6 for the season. For Saturday’s game the A”s start Felix Doubront who has allowed 15 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 17 over 18.2 innings for a 1-1 record and a 2,41 ERA since being traded to Oakland.
Arizona is 8-2 against the AL West, 4-9 in game two of a series, and 2-5 in their last seven home games. Oakland is 4-13 in their last 17 games, 1-4 in game two of a series, and 0-4 in their last four interleague games against a right-handed starter. Oakland has lost seven games in a row in Arizona.
With the total set at 8.5 the clear play here is under the total.