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The Oakland Athletics and the Cleveland Indians will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Progressive Field.
Jarrod Parker will be the starting pitcher for the Athletics on this day. Righthander Parker is 1-4 this season with a 7.37 ERA.
It'll be Ubaldo Jimenez toeing the rubber for the Indians in this contest. Righthander Jimenez is 1-2 with a 7.13 ERA so far this season.
In their last action, Oakland was a 5-4 winner on the road against the Yankees. Bettors on Oakland at +116 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Twins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +141 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Oakland: 18-14 SU
Cleveland: 14-14 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 8-2
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Oakland's last 12 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Oakland's last 16 games on the road
Cleveland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cleveland's last 12 games when playing at home against Oakland
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Cleveland's last 21 games when playing Oakland
Cleveland home to Oakland, Tuesday, May 7