Cleveland Guardians vs Oakland Athletics Prediction, Pick and Preview, June 10 (6/10): MLB
- Cirk Kousins
- Jun 10, 2022, 4:55:25 AM
Credit: photo by David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
|Time||7:10 p.m. EST|
|Athletics money line||+141|
|Athletics run line||+1.5 (-145)|
|Guardians money line||-170|
|Guardians run line||-1.5 (+125)|
|Over / under||8|
|Oakland Athletics||Cleveland Guardians|
|Road / home record||13-15||14-9|
|Last 10 record||1-9||8-2|
|Over / under record||26-28-5||27-24-2|
|Runs / game||3.25||4.59|
|Runs allowed / game||4.52||4.00|
The Oakland Athletics and the Cleveland Guardians will play the 2nd game of the series at the Progressive Field on Friday night. The Guardians won the first of the series 8-4 and they're now 4-0 against the A's this season.
The Athletics get here with a 20-39 record and have lost their last 9 games. The team is averaging 3.25 runs per game and allowing 4.52 runs. Elvis Andrus is batting for .242 AVG. Sean Murphy leads with 23 RBI and 5 home runs.
Paul Blackburn leads the team with a 2.62 ERA, 44 strikeouts and 5 wins recorded for the A's.
Probable Pitcher: Paul Blackburn (5-2, 2.62 ERA)
Blackburn will be on the mound in the 2nd game of the series for the Athletics. Blackburn gave up 4 runs on 7 hits and 2 walks while striking out 3 across 4 innings pitched, taking the loss Saturday against the Red Sox. He is 1-1 with an ERA of 4.41 and 12 strikeouts in 3 appearances against Cleveland in his career.
The Guardians get here with a 27-26 record and have won 4 of their last 6 games. The team is averaging 4.6 runs per game and allowing 4 runs. Jose Ramirez leads the team batting for .285 avg, 15 home runs and 55 RBI.
Shane Bieber leads the pitching staff with a 2.91 ERA, 68 strikeouts and 3 wins recorded for the Guardians.
Probable Pitcher: Triston McKenzie 3-5, 3.10 ERA)
McKenzie will be on the mound in the 2nd game of the series for the Guardians. McKenzie took the loss Saturday against the Orioles, allowing 5 runs on 3 hits and 3 walks over 7 innings as the Guardians fell 5-4. He has 1-0 record with an ERA of 1.46 and 12 strikeouts in 2 appearances versus the Athletics in his career.
Oakland are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Cleveland.
Oakland are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games against Oakland.
Cleveland are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.
The Guardians outscored the A's 8-4 on Thursday and are now 4-0 this season against them. The A's will try avoid a 10th straight loss by sending their best pitcher in Paul Blackburn. Oakland have lost only 3 of 11 games when Blackburn has started this season. McKenzie is coming from a loss where he allowed 4 runs in 4 innings. If the Athletics losing streak is going to end one day what better chances than with their best pitcher on the mound.
PICK: Athletics ML (+145)
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