Oakland Athletics vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 6/26/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Saturday, June 26, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Oakland (+100) San Francisco (-125)
Frankie Montas and the Oakland Athletics (46-31, 2nd in AL West) are headed to Oracle Park on Saturday where they'll meet the San Francisco Giants (48-26, 1st in NL West). The Athletics open this game at +100 while the Giants are priced at -125. The over/under is set at 8. The men taking the mound are Frankie Montas and Alex Wood.
The Athletics have tallied 130 doubles as a squad and have hit 98 baseballs out of the stadium. Oakland is slugging .416 and have been called out on strikes 664 times, while drawing a walk on 275 occasions. As a team, the Oakland Athletics are recording 4.6 runs per game, which puts them at 11th in baseball. They have 331 runs batted in and 600 base knocks over the course of the season, and their team batting average is sitting at .238. They have earned a total of 353 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .321.
The Athletics hold a team ERA of 3.92 over the course of the season (13th in the league), and their staff has rung up 631 hitters. They have walked 206 opposing players and their FIP sits at 3.91 as a squad this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.06 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.26. Athletics pitchers have relinquished 83 home runs and 320 runs in total (15th in the league).
The Athletics have sent 229 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year. The relievers have inherited 87 runners on the season and 34.5% of those players ended up crossing the plate. They have accumulated 20 saves on the season and have missed out on 9 of 29 save opportunities. The Athletics relievers have earned a save percentage of 69.0% and has entered the game in 66 save situations. The relievers have racked up 37 holds over the course of the season (14th in the league). Athletics pitchers have entered the game with players on base 57 times as well as having 61 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Athletics have converted 69.5% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 6,117 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 17th in MLB. The Oakland Athletics have 2,039 putouts this year, as well as 597 assists and 35 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .987 which has them sitting 4th in MLB, and they have twisted 528 double plays.
Montas has taken the ball for 343 innings and has totaled 349 strikeouts in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 4.35 (166 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.385. He has conceded 359 hits (9.4 hits per 9 innings) with 117 walks. Montas (25-21 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 4.05 and he has faced 1,495 hitters in the major leagues.
The Giants have a SLG% of .434 and they are scoring 5.03 runs per contest (3rd in the league). They have hit 113 doubles, while taking a walk 287 times and recording 372 runs. San Francisco has recorded 111 home runs over the course of the season as well as 353 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 708 occasions (7th in MLB) and have earned a total of 593 base hits. The San Francisco Giants have compiled an OBP of .325 and a team batting average of .242 so far this year.
The Giants have a WHIP of 1.109 with a FIP of 3.69 as a squad this year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 3.32 (637 strikeouts against 192 walks). They are currently ranked 6th in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 539. They have surrendered 75 dingers and they allow 3.70 runs per 9 innings (3rd in baseball). The San Francisco pitching staff have conceded 271 runs so far this season while having a team ERA of 3.22 (236 earned runs relinquished).
San Francisco has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 42 save opportunities and they have tallied 27 saves. They sit at 12th in baseball with a save rate of 64.3%, and they have dispatched 249 bullpen pitchers to the mound for the year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 85 times in high leverage situations and also on 48 occasions with runners on. San Francisco bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 41.3% out of their 63 inherited runners. With 92 save situations, the Giants have earned 49 holds and also 15 blown saves.
In their 5,937 innings on the field, the Giants have a defensive efficiency of 72.4% (2nd in the majors). The San Francisco Giants have turned 55 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .988 (3rd in baseball). The Giants have racked up 684 assists, 32 errors and have a total of 1,979 putouts on the campaign.
In his MLB career, Wood has surrendered 863 base hits while he has tallied 848 K's in 917 frames. Wood (59-47 career record) has a 3.49 earned run average and has conceded 8.5 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 356 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.229 and a FIP of 3.6. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.20 and he has faced 3,819 batters so far in his MLB career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Oakland (+100) and over 8 runs
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