Athletics vs. Tigers - 5/25/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Tigers (26-18) at Oakland Athletics (16-30)
MLB Baseball: Monday, May 25, 2015 at 4:05 pm (O.co Coliseum)
S Greene (4-2) (4.05) vs. J Hahn (1-4) (4.43)
The Line: Oakland Athletics -104 / Detroit Tigers -106 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-DET, ESPN
The Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics begin a three-game series Monday afternoon.
The Detroit Tigers look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Tigers have scored 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last five games. The Tigers have won six of their last seven games when scoring more than three runs. Miguel Cabrera leads Detroit with 56 hits and 32 RBI while Yoenis Cespedes and J.D. Martinez have combined for 46 RBI. The Detroit Tigers have split their last six road games. Shane Greene gets the ball, and he’s 4-2 with a 4.05 ERA and 34 strikeouts this season. This will be Greene’s first career game against the Athletics.
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The Oakland Athletics need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Athletics have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in three of their last six games. The Athletics have split their last six games when scoring more than three runs. Marcus Semien leads Oakland with 52 hits and 15 RBI while Josh Reddick and Billy Butler have combined for 52 RBI. The Oakland Athletics have lost four straight home games. Jesse Hahn takes the hill, and he’s 1-4 with a 4.43 ERA and 31 strikeouts this season. This will be Hahn’s first career game against the Tigers.
The Tigers are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 1 of a series and 5-2 in Greenes last 7 starts with 4 days of rest. The Athletics are 9-24 in their last 33 home games and 0-5 in Hahns last 5 starts. The Tigers are 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
The A's continue to stink up the joint and haven't even provided much value when playing at home. The Tigers have to be the play here, especially with the small chalk.