San Francisco Giants at Oakland Athletics - 9/19/20 MLB Picks and Prediction
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San Francisco Giants (25-24) at Oakland Athletics (31-19)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 4:10 pm (Ring Central Coliseum)
Kevin Gausman (3-2) (4.24) vs. Jesus Luzardo (2-2) (3.96)
The Line: Oakland Athletics -145 / San Francisco Giants +134 --- Over/Under: 9 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics face off on Saturday in an interleague showdown at the Oakland Coliseum. On Friday night it was the Giants who struggled to score and that led to the A’s winning 6-0.
The Giants have been up and down this season but before losing Friday’s game they had won two games in a row and the offense was good in each of those games.On Friday the offense could only manage three hits and that led to the loss. Mike Yastrzemski has found a lot of success for the Giants this season hitting nine home runs and driving in 33 RBI’s. In this game if the Giants want to win thie offense needs to find a way to get going.
On the other side of this matchup is the A’s who have found a lot of success this season but the offense hasn’t been running up the score as much as they had before. Before winning on Friday, the Giants had scored only four runs in the previous two games. The best offensive player this season for the A’s has been Matt Olson who has hit 14 home runs and driven in 41 RBI’s.
Kevin Guasman will get the start for the Giants and coming into this game he sits with a 3-2 record and an ERA of 4.05.
Jesus Lazardo will get the start for the A’s and coming into this game they sit with a 2-2 record and an ERA of 4.32.
The over is 7-1 in the Giants last nine interleague games. The Giants are 7-3 in their last ten games on grass. The A’s are 44-17 in their last 61 home games. The A’s are 62-28 in their last 90 games as a favorite. The over is 9-3-1 in the last 13 meetings in Oakland between the A’s and Giants.
The A’s have the better offense and they are going to have no issue in this game. Look for the A’s to run up the score in this game and they will win this game on the run line.