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Oakland Athletics vs. Cleveland Indians

The Oakland Athletics and the Cleveland Indians will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at Progressive Field.

The Athletics will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Tom Milone in this game. Milone has a 3-3 record and a 3.69 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Indians will be Zach McAllister. The righthander has a 3.30 ERA to go along with a 2-3 record this season.

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 7-3 loser as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at -113 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Team records:
Oakland: 18-15 SU
Cleveland: 15-14 SU

Oakland most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 8-2
After playing Cleveland are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 2-8
After playing Oakland are 2-8
After a win are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
Oakland is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Cleveland
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Oakland's last 17 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Oakland's last 15 games
Cleveland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Cleveland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cleveland's last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Cleveland's last 22 games when playing at home against Oakland

Next up:
Cleveland home to Oakland, Wednesday, May 8