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Athletics vs. Tigers - 5/26/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Detroit Tigers (26-19) at Oakland Athletics (16-30)
Date & Time Tuesday May 26, 2015, 10:05 PM (EDT)
The Line
The Line: Oakland Athletics -105 / Detroit Tigers -115 --- Over/Under: 7
TV Channel
FSN-DET, CSN-CA
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MLB | Detroit Tigers (26-19) at Oakland Athletics (16-30)
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The Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics play game two of their series Tuesday night.

The Detroit Tigers look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Tigers have scored 10 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last six games. The Tigers have won four of their last five games when scoring more than three runs. Miguel Cabrera leads Detroit with 56 hits and 32 RBI while Yoenis Cespedes and J.D. Martinez have combined for 46 RBI. The Detroit Tigers have split their last eight road games. David Price gets the ball, and he’s 3-1 with a 3.32 ERA and 54 strikeouts this season. Price is 2-2 with a 3.69 ERA and 50 strikeouts in his career against the Athletics.

The Oakland Athletics look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Athletics have scored 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Athletics have won four of their last six games when scoring more than three runs. Marcus Semien leads Oakland with 53 hits and 15 RBI while Josh Reddick and Stephen Vogt have combined for 63 RBI. The Oakland Athletics have lost four of their last six home games. Jesse Chavez takes the hill, and he’s 1-4 with a 2.89 ERA and 41 strikeouts this season. Chavez is 0-3 with a 9.90 ERA and 11 strikeouts in his career against the Tigers.

The Tigers are 2-6 in their last 8 during game 2 of a series and 5-0 in Prices last 5 starts. The Athletics are 2-8 in their last 10 during game 2 of a series and 1-6 in Chavezs last 7 starts. The over is 12-5-1 in the last 18 meetings.

What? We're getting David Price at this price? Sign me up. The A's aren't playing great ball and Price is still an above-average pitcher. Give me the Tigers.

Pick:
Detroit Tigers -115

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