MLB Baseball - Preview
The Oakland Athletics and the Detroit Tigers will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at Comerica Park.
The Athletics will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Daniel Straily in this game. Straily has a 10-8 record and a 3.96 ERA this season.
The Tigers will counter Straily with Doug Fister. Righthander Fister has a 3.68 ERA to go along with a 14-9 record this season.
Last time out for Oakland, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at +141 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Oakland: 96-66 SU
Detroit: 93-69 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games on the road
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Oakland's last 9 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 9 games when playing Oakland
Detroit at Oakland, Thursday, October 10