Athletics vs. Orioles - 8/10/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baltimore Orioles (63-49) at Oakland Athletics (50-63)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 10:05 pm (O.co Coliseum)
Y Gallardo (4-3) (5.47) vs. R Detwiler (0-0) (5.77)
The Line: Oakland Athletics +133 / Baltimore Orioles -143 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
The Baltimore Orioles and Oakland Athletics meet Wednesday night for game three.
The Baltimore Orioles look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Orioles have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last 11 games. The Baltimore Orioles offense continues to be hit or miss, and they’ve won four straight games when scoring more than three runs. Manny Machado leads Baltimore with 132 hits, Adam Jones has 65 RBI and Jonathan Schoop has 17 home runs. Yovani Gallardo gets the nod, and he’s 4-3 with a 5.47 ERA and 51 strikeouts this season. Gallardo is 0-4 with a 6.11 ERA and 23 strikeouts in his career against the Athletics.
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The Oakland Athletics look for a win after losing eight of their last 11 games. The Athletics have allowed six runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 14 games. The Oakland Athletics have an ERA of 4.66 and have lost eight of their last 10 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Khris Davis leads Oakland with 98 hits, Danny Valencia has 40 RBI and Marcus Semien has 23 home runs. Ross Detwiler takes the hill, and he’s 0-0 with a 5.79 ERA and three strikeouts this season. Detwiler is 0-2 with a 5.09 ERA and 14 strikeouts in his career against the Orioles.
The Orioles are 17-8 in their last 25 Wednesday games and 7-3 in Gallardos last 10 starts. The Athletics are 2-6 in their last 8 Wednesday games and 2-8 in their last 10 games on grass. The Orioles are 17-39 in the last 56 meetings in Oakland.
The Orioles offense has gone ice cold as of late and it's not like Gallardo is some great pitcher, especially when he faces the A's in his career, as his numbers are awful. Don't love this game at all, but there's value with Oakland at home and the plus money.