Giants vs. Athletics - 6/28/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oakland Athletics (33-43) at San Francisco Giants (49-29)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 10:15 pm (AT&T Park)
K Graveman (3-6) (4.68) vs. Albert Suarez (3-1) (3.68)
The Line: San Francisco Giants -145 / Oakland Athletics +135 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants play game two of their series Tuesday night.
The Oakland Athletics look for another win after winning six of their last 10 games. The Athletics have scored 21 runs in their last three games and five or more runs in five straight games. The Oakland Athletics offense has heated up lately, and they’ve won seven of their last 10 games when scoring more than three runs. Danny Valencia leads Oakland with 70 hits, Jed Lowrie has 20 RBI and Khris Davis has 18 home runs. Kendall Graveman gets the ball, and he’s 3-6 with a 4.68 ERA and 52 strikeouts this season. This will be Graveman’s second career game against the Giants.
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The San Francisco Giants look to keep rolling after winning 12 of their last 15 games. The Giants have scored 13 runs in their last three games and five or more runs in nine of their last 12 games. The San Francisco Giants offense has also been on fire lately, and they’ve won 11 straight games when scoring more than three runs. Brandon Belt leads San Francisco with 78 hits, Denard Span has 27 RBI and Buster Posey has eight home runs. Albert Suarez takes the hill, and he’s 3-1 with a 3.68 ERA and 23 strikeouts this season. This will be Suarez’s first career game against the Athletics.
The Athletics are 1-6 in their last 7 during game 2 of a series and 3-9 in Gravemans last 12 road starts. The Giants are 50-21 in their last 71 during game 2 of a series and 5-1 in their last 6 Tuesday games. The Athletics are 5-16 in the last 21 meetings in San Francisco.
The San Francisco Giants are still one of the hottest teams in all of baseball and haven't lost back-to-back games since June 5-7. The Athletics are also one of the toughest teams to trust as they've been hit or miss all season. I'll take my chances with the Giants at home.