MLB Prop Bets: San Francisco Giants vs Oakland Athletics – August 6, 2022

MLB Prop Bets: San Francisco Giants vs Oakland Athletics - August 6, 2022
2022-08-06 19:07:00 EDT

The San Francisco Giants (51-55) face the Oakland Athletics (41-66) at RingCentral Coliseum on Saturday at 7:07pm (ET). Let’s take a look at the MLB Prop Bets for the matchup.

  • The Giants have a 52-48-6 O/U record this season (meaning 52 games have gone over the total runs line, 48 have gone under and six have resulted in a push). The Athletics have a 42-58-7 O/U record.

Scoring Insights

  • The Giants are averaging 4.5 runs per game this season (9th in the league). Comparatively, the Athletics are averaging only 3.4 (29th).
  • In the field, the Giants are allowing 4.4 runs per game this season (T18th in the league), while the Athletics are allowing an average of 4.5 runs (21st).

Let’s take a look at how these teams perform in some other key statistical areas.

Batting Insights:

Batting Average

  • Looking at their batting averages this season, the Giants are at .234 (ranking 25th in the Major leagues), while the Athletics are batting .215 (30th).

Home Runs

  • In terms of total home runs this season, the Athletics have hit 93 (25th in the Major Leagues). Meanwhile, the Giants have managed 121 (10th).

Runs Batted In

  • Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the Giants have recorded 460 RBIs to rank T8th in the MLB this season. Comparatively, the Athletics have recorded 343 RBIs to rank 29th.

Pitching Insights:

Earned Run Average

  • The Athletics have an earned run average of 4.24 this season (23rd in the Majors), while The Giants have an ERA of 3.94 (17th).


  • Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the Giants have recorded 887 this season, ranking 17th in the MLB. Meanwhile, the Athletics rank 24th for total strikeouts, recording 804.

Opponent Batting Average

  • Opponents are batting an average of .245 against the Athletics this season (19th in the Major Leagues). Comparatively, the Giants’ opponents are at .250 (23rd).

First Innings Moneyline

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Giants 20-21-65 12-6-38 8-15-27 17-14-44 3-7-21 0-0-0 1-1-8
  • Athletics 22-31-54 8-12-30 14-19-23 2-3-10 20-28-44 0-0-1 1-5-4

Lead After Three Innings

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Giants 44-45-17 28-19-9 16-26-8 34-28-13 10-17-4 0-0-0 3-5-2
  • Athletics 30-48-29 12-22-16 18-26-12 2-6-7 28-42-22 0-0-1 5-3-2


  • The NRFI is 62-44 in Giants games this season. The Athletics have a 52-55 NRFI record.

Last Time They Met

The Athletics recorded an 1-0 victory over the Giants at Oracle Park when these teams last met on April 27. Chad Pinder was unstoppable in that matchup, hitting a home run, a single and recording an RBI. That result snapped the Giants’ three-game winning streak against the Athletics.

Robert Steele's Free Pick:

Robert Steele

I'm not a fan of being called a "quants" (quantitative analyst) or "math wizard" but it's the truth. I'm a numbers guy. I love to crunch the data, make sense of it, and turn it into a winning bet.
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