|MLB Tigers vs. A’s Picks & Predictions for April 14, 2013|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Sunday, 14 April 2013 11:32|
Tigers vs. A's Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Tigers are -118 money line favorites over the A’s, who are +109 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 8 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Tigers opened as -108 money line favorites but the public has pushed that number up to -118. On the other side, the A’s odds have climbed from +100 up to +109. Detroit enters play with a 6-5 overall record and is 2-3 on the road, while Oakland is 9-3 overall and 3-3 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 73% of the betting public currently favors Detroit. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
MLB FREE PICK: Take Detroit. According to latest MLB trends, Detroit is 4-1 last 5 vs. a right handed starter, and 47-20 last 67 with the total set at 7.0-to-8.5. Oakland is 2-5 in Parker's last 7 as a home underdog.
The Tigers (6-5, 7-3 O/U) look to stay above .500 and win the series over Oakland with a win on Sunday. Oakland (9-3, 10-2 O/U) had a nine-game winning streak snapped on Saturday by the Tigers. The A's are having some issues with injuries right now as OF Yoenis Cespedes (3 HR, 7 RBI) is on the disabled list with a strained muscle in his hand. CF Coco Crisp is also dealing with a groin injury and he's off to a great start (.333, 4 HR, 7 RBI). Detroit pitcher Anibal Sanchez(1-0, 1.50 ERA) aha allowed just two runs in his first two starts. He allowed two runs in 6 1/3 IP in Detroit's 2-0 loss in Game of the ALDS in October against Oakland. The A's send out Jarrod Parker (0-, 6.48), who is 0-3 vs. the Tigers (3.93 ERA). Parker struggled in his last start, allowing nine hits, three walks and two runs in 3 1/3 IP against the Angels in a 9-5 win last Tuesday. Expect Sanchez and the Tigers to come out with a win on Sunday in Oakland Coliseum at 4:05pmET.
SUNDAY MLB FREE PICK: DETROIT TIGERS -118