Baltimore Orioles vs. Oakland Athletics - 9/12/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oakland Athletics (88-57) at Baltimore Orioles (41-103)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 7:05 pm (Camden Yards)
C Bassitt (2-3) (3.40) vs. A Cashner (4-14) (4.89)
The Line: Baltimore Orioles / Oakland Athletics --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Baltimore Orioles host the Oakland Athletics in Wednesday MLB.
The Oakland Athletics leaned on their pitching to upend the Orioles 3-2 on Tuesday. Oakland starter Mike Fiers allowed a solo homer over six innings to get the win with Lou Trivino allowing an 8th inning run.
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The Athletics did their damage on seven hits and walked three times with Khris Davis and Stephen Piscotty driving in runs while Matt Chapmen recorded an RBI and scored.
Chris Bassitt toes the rubber at Baltimore on Tuesday. Bassitt has appeared n eight games (seven starts) and is 3-2 with a 3.40 ERA.
The Baltimore Orioles saw starter Alex Cobb leave after two innings and Mike Wright immediately surrendered three 3rd inning runs to absorb Tuesday’s loss to visiting Oakland.
The Orioles mustered six hits and a base on balls with Jonathan Villar going 2-4 with a homer an two RBI’s while Breyvic Valera scored.
Baltimore has tabbed Andrew Cashner for Wednesday’s start versus Oakland. Cashner absorbed a 5-2 loss at Seattle last time out with three runs plated over 4.2 frames.
Oakland are 8-3 in their last 11 Wednesday games and are 53-21 in their last 74 overall and are 53-21 in their last 74 overall and are 53-21 in their last 74 games on grass. Baltimore are 24-68 in their last 92 overall and are 42-99 in their last 141 games on grass and are 14-32 in their last 46 home games. Oakland are 2-8 in the last 10 meetings in Baltimore.
I don’t know what to expect from Cashner and Bassitt tends to leave games early so perhaps something on the over…