San Francisco Giants vs Oakland Athletics Prediction, 8/22/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Oakland Athletics
Date: Sunday, August 22, 2021
Location: RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (-111) Oakland (-111)
Logan Webb and the San Francisco Giants (78-44, 1st in NL West) go to RingCentral Coliseum on Sunday where they'll take on the Oakland Athletics (70-53, 2nd in AL West). The line on this game has the Giants priced at -111 and the Athletics are at -111. The over/under is set at 8.5. The starting pitchers will be Logan Webb and Frankie Montas.
San Francisco has a slugging % of .436 and have been rung up 1,130 times, while drawing a walk on 450 occasions. They have amassed 569 RBI's in addition to 1,007 base knocks for the year, and their team batting average is .246. The Giants have accounted for 193 doubles as a team and have hit 182 baseballs out of the stadium. They have a total of 595 runs and have an OBP of .326. As a unit, the San Francisco Giants are notching 4.9 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 9th in MLB.
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The Giants are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.32 this year (2nd in the league), and their staff has rung up 1,073 hitters. They have walked 321 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.65 as a squad on the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.34 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.12. Giants pitchers have surrendered 120 home runs and also 455 total runs (2nd in the league).
The Giants have sent 431 relievers to the hill for the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 119 runners on the year with 37.0% of those players crossed the plate. They have compiled 44 saves this season and have blown 23 out of their 67 save chances. The Giants relief pitchers have a save rate of 65.7% and has entered the game in 156 save situations. The bullpen are sitting with 86 holds on the season (2nd in MLB). Giants relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 86 times as well as having 147 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Giants have transformed 71.8% of baseballs in play into outs out of 9,825 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 1st in professional baseball. The San Francisco Giants have accounted for 3,275 putouts this year, as well as 1,102 assists and 58 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .987 which puts them in 4th in pro baseball, and they have turned 685 double plays.
Webb (12-10 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.69 while he has faced 795 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. He has surrendered 183 hits (8.8 hits per 9 innings) with 65 free passes. His earned run average is 4.15 (86 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.331. Webb has taken the mound for 186 innings and has accumulated 181 strikeouts in his pro baseball career.
The Athletics hold a team SLG% of .407 and they average 4.51 runs per contest (15th in the league). They have hit 204 two-baggers, while taking a walk 425 times and recording 555 runs. Oakland has 155 home runs on the campaign and 521 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 1,048 occasions (20th in the league) and have earned 961 base hits. The Oakland Athletics are sitting with an OBP of .317 and a team batting average of .236 over the course of the season.
The Athletics hold a team WHIP of 1.213 and have a FIP of 3.86 as a unit this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 3.04 (1,013 strikeouts vs 333 walks). They come in at 16th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 989. They have relinquished 127 long balls and they concede 3.98 runs per 9 innings (4th in baseball). The Oakland pitching staff have given up 482 runs on the year while having an ERA of 3.67 (445 earned runs relinquished).
Oakland bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 36.9% of 130 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 105 times in high leverage situations and also on 92 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 101 save situations, the Athletics have 53 holds in addition to 17 blown saves. They rank 8th in MLB with a save rate of 64.6%, and they have dispatched 370 relief pitchers onto the field on the season. Oakland has called on relievers to take the mound in 48 save chances and they have earned 31 saves.
In their 9,816 innings on the field, the Athletics have a defensive efficiency of 70.5% (7th in the majors). The Oakland Athletics have twisted 93 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .987 (3rd in MLB). The Athletics have racked up 989 assists, 54 errors and have a tally of 3,272 putouts so far this season.
In his MLB career, Montas has given up 402 base knocks and he has 414 strikeouts in 397 innings pitched. He has surrendered 183 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.353 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. His K/BB ratio is 3.07 and he has faced 1,709 hitters so far in his MLB career. Montas (27-23 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 4.15 earned run average while giving up 9.1 hits per nine innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take San Francisco (-111) and over 8.5 runs
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