Giants vs. Athletics Betting Lines, Odds, & Player Matchups August 6, 2022

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Carlos Rodon looks for his 10th victory of the season when the San Francisco Giants (51-55) visit the Oakland Athletics (41-66). The Giants are favored in the matchup (-225) against the Athletics (+190), and the game starts at 7:07 PM ET on Saturday. Rodon gets the starting nod for San Francisco, and Adam Oller is Oakland’s choice to start.

Here’s the information you need to place your MLB bets on this contest.

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Giants vs. Athletics betting lines

  • Favorite: Giants (-225)
  • Underdog: Athletics (+190)
  • Over/under: 7.5

Giants betting info, hitting leaders, & pitching

Giants betting info

  • The Giants are 42-32 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 56.8% of those games).
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -225 or shorter, San Francisco has gone 7-3 (70%).
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, the Giants have an implied win probability of 69.2%.
  • In the 107 games bookmakers have set an over/under for San Francisco, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 51 times (51-50-6).
  • The Giants have a 47-59-0 record ATS this season (covering 44.3% of the time).

Giants hitting info

  • Wilmer Flores has put up a team-high 56 runs batted in.
  • Among hitters in MLB, Flores ranks 41st in home runs and 34th in RBI.
  • Mike Yastrzemski is hitting .221 with 20 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 40 walks.
  • Yastrzemski currently ranks 136th in homers and 122nd in RBI in the majors.
  • Luis Gonzalez has 15 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 23 walks while batting .283.
  • Austin Slater is batting .269 with nine doubles, two triples, five home runs and 28 walks.

Giants pitching rankings

  • The 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings put together by the Giants pitching staff ranks 16th in the majors.
  • The Giants have a 3.94 team ERA that ranks 17th across all league pitching staffs.
  • The Giants average baseball’s 17th-ranked WHIP (1.274).
  • Giants pitchers combine to allow the first-fewest home runs in baseball (87 total, 0.8 per game).
  • They fell to the Dodgers 5-3 in their last game with 14 strikeouts while allowing eight hits.

Athletics betting info, hitting leaders, & pitching

Athletics betting info

  • This season, the Athletics have been the underdog 92 times and won 35, or 38%, of those games.
  • Oakland is 4-10 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +190 or more on the moneyline.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 34.5% chance of a victory for the Athletics.
  • So far this season, Oakland and its opponents have hit the over in 44 of their 107 games with a total.
  • In 107 games with a spread this season, the Athletics are 54-53-0 ATS.

Athletics hitting info

  • Sean Murphy leads Oakland in batting average (.244) and runs batted in (47) this season while also slugging 13 homers.
  • Among all hitters in the big leagues, Murphy’s home run total is 72nd, and his RBI total is 69th.
  • Murphy heads into this game on a three-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .300 with two doubles, two home runs, a walk and seven RBI.
  • Seth Brown’s 16 home runs are most among Oakland batters. He’s driven in 46 runs this season while slugging .459.
  • Brown currently is 41st in homers and 74th in RBI in the major leagues.
  • Brown takes a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .357 with a double, two home runs, five walks and three RBI.
  • Elvis Andrus has 79 hits this season and a slash line of .240/.304/.374.
  • Ramon Laureano has collected 63 hits this season and has an OBP of .310. He’s slugging .415 on the year.
  • Laureano has hit safely in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .333 with two doubles, two home runs, two walks and five RBI.

Athletics pitching rankings

  • The Athletics strike out 7.7 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 25th in MLB.
  • The Athletics have the 23rd-ranked ERA (4.24) in the majors this season.
  • The Athletics rank 21st in MLB with a combined 1.293 WHIP this season.
  • With 123 homers allowed, the Athletics rank 24th in the league at preventing long balls.
  • Last time out, they defeated the Angels, 8-7, with nine strikeouts and nine hits allowed.
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