Oakland Athletics vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 6/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Sunday, June 27, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Oakland (+110) San Francisco (-141)
Sammy Long and the San Francisco Giants (49-26, 1st in NL West) play the Oakland Athletics (46-32, 2nd in AL West) at Oracle Park on Sunday. The moneyline on this game has the Athletics coming in at +110 and the Giants are at -141. The total opens at 9. The pitchers taking the mound will be Cole Irvin and Sammy Long.
The Athletics have hit 131 doubles as a unit and have hit 98 balls out of the park. Oakland has a slugging percentage of .414 and have struck out 673 times, while drawing a walk on 276 occasions. As a squad, the Oakland Athletics are scoring 4.5 runs per game, which puts them at 13th in MLB. They have 331 runs batted in as well as 606 hits on the campaign, while their team batting average is .238. They have earned 353 runs scored while having a team OBP of .319.
The Athletics have an ERA of 3.90 for the season (12th in the league), and the staff has rung up 638 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.05 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.25. Athletics pitchers have surrendered 84 home runs in addition to 322 total runs (15th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 209 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 3.91 as a unit for the year.
Athletics bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with opponents on base 58 times and also have had 61 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have tallied 37 holds on the campaign (14th in MLB). The Athletics relief pitchers have recorded a save rate of 69.0% and has come into the game in 66 save situations. They have tallied 20 saves so far this season and have missed out on 9 out of their 29 save chances. The relievers have inherited 88 runners so far this year with 34.1% of those runners ended up scoring. The Athletics have dispatched 231 relief pitchers to the hill this season.
The Oakland Athletics have accumulated 2,063 putouts thus far, as well as 607 assists and 35 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .987 which has them sitting 4th in MLB, and they have turned 536 double plays. The Athletics have transformed 69.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of 6,189 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 16th in baseball.
Irvin has taken the ball for 131 innings and has accumulated 95 punch outs so far in his career. Irvin (7-9 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a FIP of 4.23 and he has gone up against 568 hitters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.93 (72 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.371. He has given up 151 hits (10.3 hits per nine innings) and has had 29 walks.
The Giants hold a slugging percentage of .433 and they score 4.99 runs per contest (4th in the league). They have 114 doubles, while getting a free base 290 times as well as scoring 374 runs. San Francisco has compiled 112 HRs this year to go along with 355 runs batted in. They have struck out on 715 instances (7th in the league) and have accounted for 598 base hits. The San Francisco Giants have an OBP of .324 and a team batting average of .241 so far this year.
The San Francisco pitching staff have conceded 271 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 3.18 (236 earned runs yielded). They have yielded 75 homers and they allow 3.65 runs per 9 innings (3rd in the league). The Giants hold a team WHIP of 1.104 in addition to having a FIP of 3.66 as a team for the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.35 (646 strikeouts vs 193 free passes). They are currently ranked 6th in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 545.
Sitting with 94 save situations, the Giants have 50 holds and 15 blown saves. San Francisco has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 43 save opportunities and they have recorded 28 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 85 times in high leverage situations in addition to 48 occasions with runners on. San Francisco relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 41.3% out of 63 inherited base runners. They sit at 12th in MLB holding a save rate of 65.1%, and they have dispatched 251 relief pitchers to the mound so far this season.
Out of their 6,018 innings on the diamond, the Giants have earned a efficiency on defense of 72.4% (2nd in MLB). The San Francisco Giants have twisted 55 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .988 (3rd in MLB). The Giants have accrued 691 assists, 33 errors and have earned 2,006 putouts this year.
Long (1-0 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 4.20 earned run average while conceding 6.0 hits per 9 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 5.33 and he has faced 57 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career. He has allowed 7 ER's while earning a WHIP of 0.867 and having a FIP of 2.5. In his career, Long has allowed 10 hits and he has 16 punch outs in 15 innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Francisco (-141)
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