A's vs. Red Sox - 5/13/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston Red Sox (15-18) at Oakland Athletics (13-22)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 3:35 pm (O.co Coliseum)
W Miley (1-4) (6.91) vs. S Gray (4-0) (1.65)
The Line: Oakland Athletics -149 / Boston Red Sox +139 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: MLB TV
The Oakland A’s and the Boston Red Sox face off on Wednesday afternoon in Oakland in MLB action.
The Oakland A’s are struggling this season but they ended their six game losing streak on Tuesday beating the Red Sox. Josh Reddick had four hits including a home run and Marcus Semien and Stephen Vogt each hit home runs as the Athletics scored none runs on 12 hits. Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz allowed four hits and two runs while striking out three over 7.0 innings to get the win and go to 2-3 for the season. For Wednesday’s game the A’s start Sonny Gray who has allowed 34 hits and nine earned runs while striking out 44 over 49 innings for a 4-0 record and a 1.65 ERA.
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The Boston Red Sox had won back-to-back games but that ended with a loss on Tuesday. Dustin Pedroia had two hits and Mike Napoli and Shane Victorino each had hits as the Red Sox scored two runs on four hits. Starting pitcher Justin Masterson allowed six hits and six runs while striking out one over 2.1 innings to take the loss and fall to 2-2 for the season. For Wednesday’s game the Red Sox start Wade Miley who has allowed 32 hits and 22 earned runs while striking out 21 over 28.2 innings for a 1-4 record and a 6.91 ERA.
Oakland is 15-4 against the AL East, 7-20 in game three of a series, and 14-6 in Gray’s last 20 starts against a team with a losing record. Boston is 2-6 in their last eight road games, 3-9 in their last 12 games, and 1-4 in Miley’s last five starts. Boston is 2-6 in their last eight games against Oakland.
The total is set at 7.5 and I like for this one to go over but it is really just a lean for my free play. My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well aw on the App.