Athletics at Brewers - 6/7/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oakland Athletics (25-32) at Milwaukee Brewers (26-31)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 8:10 pm (Miller Park)
Sean Manaea (2-3) (6.16) vs. Zach Davies (3-3) (5.07)
The Line: Milwaukee Brewers / Oakland Athletics --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Oakland Athletics and Milwaukee Brewers begin a two-game series Tuesday night.
The Oakland Athletics look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Athletics have allowed 23 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last 11 games. The Oakland Athletics have an ERA of 4.75 and have lost 10 of their last 11 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Billy Burns leads Oakland with 50 hits, Khris Davis has 36 RBI and Stephen Vogt has four home runs. Sean Manaea gets the ball, and he’s 2-3 with a 6.16 ERA and 29 strikeouts this season. This will be Manaea’s first career game against the Brewers.
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The Milwaukee Brewers could also use a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Brewers have allowed 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last 10 games. The Milwaukee Brewers have an ERA of 4.59 and have lost four straight games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Jonathan Villar leads Milwaukee with 62 hits, Jonathan Lucroy has 28 RBI and Chris Carter has 14 home runs. Zach Davies takes the hill, and he’s 3-3 with a 4.53 ERA and 38 strikeouts this season. This will be Davies’ first career game against the Athletics.
The Athletics are 4-10 in their last 14 games following an off day and 5-16 in their last 21 road games. The Brewers are 4-1 in their last 5 games following a loss and 4-1 in Davies' last 5 starts. The Athletics are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
Davies has pitched far better at home this season while Manaea has just one road game in his career, and he was absolutely rocked in that start. I have to side with the Brewers in this spot to get the victory.