On the whole, the A’s are one of the top early MLB surprises. Oakland is coming off back to back wild card seasons. Consistent with that were playoff expectations for 2020. An AL West Division title is now in reach. One of the best starts in A’s history has made this possible. San Francisco faced low 2020 MLB bets prognostications. So far nothing has changed those not very Giant assumptions. Weak pitching and inconsistent hitting remain a drag on betting value. San Francisco lacks depth and ability. Hence, they are years away from serious contention.
Oakland A’s at San Francisco Giants
|Date and Time:||Saturday, August 15, 2020, 7:07 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Oracle Park, San Francisco, California|
|A’s vs. Giants TV Coverage:||FOX|
|A’s vs. Giants SBG Odds:||Click Here|
Oakland A’s at San Francisco Giants SBG Odds Analysis
Commencing with their respective starts the A’s bring more offshore betting appeal. San Francisco has wallowed for too long as a consistent loser. Gamblers accept Oakland as a regular playoff contender. In a similar way sharps like the A’s combination of playing ability and relatively low prices.
Oakland A’s Team Overview
Overall, the A’s won 12 of their first 17 matchups with eight overs. Oakland leads the AL West over favored Houston. MLB Metrics show the A’s 12th for runs but third for ERA. Oakland ranks an impressive eighth for home runs. It follows that the A’s bullpen ranks fourth.
Key Oakland A’s: LHSP Jesus Luzardo 1-0, 2.60 ERA, 17.1 IP, 13 H, 1 HR, 7 BB, 17 SO, 1.15 WHIP, Closer Liam Hendricks 1-0, 2.16 ERA, 5 SV, 8.1 IP, 7 H, 1 HR, 2 BB, 12 SO, 1.08 WHIP, 3B Matt Chapman .271 AVG, .311 OBP, .629 SLG, .939 OPS, 12 R, 3 2B, 2 3B, 6 HR, 14 RBI, 0 SB
San Francisco Giants Overview
In sum, the Giants lost 11 of their first 18 games with eight overs. MLB metrics have San Francisco 17th for runs and 25th for staff ERA. Also, the Giants are 27th for fielding errors and 21st for OPS. All of which makes them a last-place team in the NL West.
Key San Francisco Giants: RHSP Kevin Gausman 0-1, 4.05 ERA, 20.0 IP, 20 H, 2 HR, 2 BB,
23 SO, .260 AVG, Closer Trevor Gott 0-0, 1.80 ERA, 4 SV, 5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 HR, 2 BB, 2 SO, 1.00 WHIP, RF Austin Slater .333 AVG, .450, OBP, .667 SLG, 1.117 OPS, 5 R, 0 2B, 1 3B, 3 HR, 4 RBI, 4 SB
Oakland A’s and San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The A’s are:
- 12-4 in their last 16 road games
- 1-10 under the total away from home
- 6-3 in their last nine road games vs. the Giants
- 5-3-1 over the total at San Francisco
The Giants are:
- 3-6 in their last nine home games
- 8-2 over the total at Oracle Park
- 8-10 in their last 18 games against the A’s
- 4-5-1 under the total head to head with Oakland
Oakland A’s at San Francisco Giants SBG Free Pick
As mentioned earlier the A’s have been a strong MLB Bets road value. And have had the better of their series with the Giants. Further, Oakland will get a better price on the road.
A’s at Giants SBG Best Bet: Oakland A’s