Tigers vs Athletics Prediction - MLB Picks 9/24/23

Oakland Athletics (47-107) vs Detroit Tigers (72-82)

Game Info: Sunday, September 24, 2023 at 4:07 pm (Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum)

JP Sears (5-12) (4.46) vs Eduardo Rodriguez (11-9) (3.57)

Betting Odds: Oakland Athletics +135 / Detroit Tigers -147 --- Over/Under: 8 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics face off on Sunday in an MLB showdown at the Oakland Coliseum. The A’s have won two of the first three games of htis series. 

Tigers Need Offense To Get Going

The Tigers need to find a way to get the offense going here. In the last two games the Tigers have scored only three runs total. The Tigers are averaging 4.0 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.67 runs per game. The offense is naked 29th while the pitching is ranked 19th. On the mound for the Tigers will be Eduardo Rodriguez who sits with an 11-9 record and an ERA of 3.57. In his last start against the Dodgers he went three innings giving up five hits and five runs. 

Athletics Look for Series Win

The Athletics have won the last two games and the pitching has been really good in the last couple of games. The A’s haven’t won many series so a win here would go a long way for this team’s confidence. The A’s are averaging 3.64 runs while their pitching is giving up 5.74 runs per game. The offense is ranked 30th in the league while the pitching is ranked 29th. On the mound for the A’s is JP Sears who sits with a 5-12 record and an ERA of 4.12. 

Shane’s Free Pick

The A’s are going to pick up a series win here. Rodriguez in his last start gave up five runs and he’s going to really struggle again here. The Tigers bats have also really struggled heading into this game and they will struggle to get anything going against Spears here. The Tigers will finish with only one or two runs total here and the Athletics are going to get the job done. Back the A’s on the money line. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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