Reds vs. Athletics - 6/12/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oakland Athletics (25-36) at Cincinnati Reds (24-38)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 1:10 pm (Great American Ball Park)
K Graveman (2-6) (5.49) vs. John Lamb (1-3) (4.74)
The Line: Cincinnati Reds -112 / Oakland Athletics +102 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
The Cincinnati Reds look to complete the sweep of the Oakland Athletics Sunday afternoon.
The Oakland Athletics could use a win after losing their last seven games. The Athletics have scored two runs in their last three games and two or less runs in five of their last seven games. The Oakland Athletics offense has been dead quiet lately, and they’ve lost 10 of their last 11 games when scoring three or less runs. Stephen Vogt leads Oakland with 53 hits, Khris Davis has 36 RBI and Khris Davis has 14 home runs. Kendall Graveman gets the nod, and he’s 2-6 with a 5.49 ERA and 42 strikeouts this season. This will be Graveman’s first career game against the Reds.
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The Cincinnati Reds look to keep rolling after winning eight of their last 12 games. The Reds have allowed five runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last eight games. The Cincinnati Reds have an ERA of 5.57 and have won five of their last six games when allowing three or less runs. Offensively, Jay Bruce leads Cincy with 58 hits, Adam Duvall has 41 RBI and Zack Cozart has nine home runs. John Lamb takes the hill, and he’s 1-3 with a 4.74 ERA and 21 strikeouts this season. This will be Lamb’s first career game against the Athletics.
The Athletics are 4-9 in their last 13 during game 3 of a series and 7-19 in Gravemans last 26 starts. The Reds are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. a team with a losing record and 2-8 in Lambs last 10 starts. The Athletics are 2-6 in the last 8 meetings.
The A's are unbackable during their seven-game losing streak and the offense can't produce much of anything at the moment. The Reds are confident and getting solid production from their pitching staff as of late. Give me the home team for the sweep.