Giants vs. A's MLB Prediction

Giants vs. A’s, 8/20/21 MLB Predictions & Betting Odds

Bay Area rivals will meet in Oakland starting on Friday night when the A’s host the Giants at 9:40 p.m. ET. San Francisco has won eight of its last 10 games entering play tonight but will the Giants cash for bettors as a road favorite?

Game Snapshot

979 San Francisco Giants (-118) at 980 Oakland A’s (+108); o/u 8.5

9:40 p.m. ET, Friday, August 20, 2021

RingCentral Coliseum, Oakland, CA

San Francisco Giants DFS Notes

Alex Dickerson singled twice and scored a run on Wednesday versus the Mets. Dickerson singled and scored the first run of the game in the bottom of the third inning. He singled again in the seventh on what was the hardest-hit ball of the day for either team at 110.1 mph. Dickerson's playing time this season has come almost exclusively versus righties even though he's actually hit lefties better.

Oakland A’s DFS Notes

Lou Trivino earned his 20th save of the year despite giving up an unearned run in the ninth Thursday against the White Sox. An Elvis Andrus error resulted in a run. Trivino has three saves and two wins in seven appearances this month, and he's converted 13 straight save chances since taking a blown save on May 31.

Giants vs. A’s MLB Betting Prediction

The Giants have won four of their last five on the road, are 16-5 in their last 21 games following an off day and are 6-2 in their last eight interleague games. They’re also 20-7 in their last 27 road games versus a right-handed starter are 25-9 in their last 34 games when playing the opener of a series and are 13-5 in their last 18 games as a road favorite. On the other side, the A’s are 1-4 in their last five games overall and have dropped four of their last five interleague home games versus a left-handed starter.



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