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The Cleveland Indians and the Oakland Athletics will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at O.co Coliseum.
The Indians will give the ball to starter Ubaldo Jimenez in this one. Righthander Jimenez is 8-7 this season with a 4.11 ERA.
It'll be Daniel Straily toeing the rubber for the Athletics in this contest. Righthander Straily is 6-6 with a 4.19 ERA so far this season.
Cleveland lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Athletics on August 16. Bettors who backed the Athletics at -137 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Oakland has won 2 straight games.
Cleveland: 65-57 SU
Oakland: 69-52 SU
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games on the road
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Cleveland's last 25 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cleveland's last 10 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Oakland's last 25 games when playing Cleveland
Oakland home to Cleveland, Sunday, August 18