Oakland Athletics vs. Baltimore Orioles - 8/4/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baltimore Orioles (54-51) at Oakland Athletics (46-60)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 10:05 pm (O.co Coliseum)
M Gonzalez (9-7) (4.28) vs. C Bassitt (0-4) (3.10)
The Line: Oakland Athletics -102 / Baltimore Orioles -108 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-California, MASN2
The Oakland A’s and the Baltimore Orioles face off on Tuesday for game two of their MLB series.
The Oakland A’s fell behind early on Monday and never caught up as they lost to the Orioles. Coco Crisp and Stephen Vogt each had two hits and Ike Davis had a hit as the A’s scored two runs on six hits. Starting pitcher Jesse Chavez allowed nine hits and six runs while striking out one over 3.2 innings to take the loss and fall to 5-11 for the season. For Tuesday’s game the Athletics start Chris Bassitt who has allowed 33 hits and 14 earned runs while striking out 27 over 40.2 innings for a 0-4 record and a 3.10 ERA.
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The Baltimore Orioles Jumped all over the A’s early on Monday and never looked back getting the win. Chris Davis and Caleb Joseph each hit home runs and Adam Jones had three hits as the Orioles scored nine runs on 14 hits. Starting pitcher Tyler Wilson allowed six hits and two runs while striking out three over 7.2 innings to get the win and go to 2-1 for the season. For Tuesday’s game the Orioles stat Miguel Gonzalez who has allowed 108 hits and 52 earned runs while striking out 81 over 109.1 innings for a 9-7 record and a 4.28 ERA.
Oakland is 2-6 following a loss, 3-9 in their last 12 games, and 1-4 in Bassitt’s last five starts. Baltimore is 9-2 in their last 11 games, 4-1 in game two of a series, and 4-0 I Gonzalez’s last four starts. Baltimore is 17-37 in their last 54 games in Oakland.
The total is set at 7.5 and while I don’t love the play my free pick here is going to be the over.