Giants vs. A's MLB Prediction

Giants vs. A’s, 8/21/21 MLB Betting Predictions & DFS Notes

Game 1 of this weekend’s Bay Area clash between the Giants and A’s in Oakland went to the home team on Friday night. Will the A’s make it two in a row versus their interleague rivals on Saturday afternoon when the two teams meet at 4:07 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot

927 San Francisco Giants (-125) at 928 Oakland A’s (+105); o/u 8

4:07 p.m. ET, Saturday, August 21, 2021

RingCentral Coliseum, Oakland, CA

San Francisco Giants DFS SPIN

Mike Yastrzemski went 1-for-3 with a solo homer on Friday against the A's. Yastrzemski found himself hitting ninth on Friday after going into the day 3-for-25 over his last eight games. He would end up scoring the only run for the Giants, taking James Kaprielian deep for a solo shot to lead off the fifth inning. The 30-year-old outfielder has put up a disappointing .219/.308/.454 triple slash with 19 homers and 48 RBI across 416 plate appearances.

Oakland A’s DFS Spin

Josh Harrison went 2-for-4 with two RBI against the Giants on Friday. Harrison put the A's on the board with a two-run single off of Alex Wood in the fourth inning. It was his second hit of the day after knocking a base hit in the second. The 34-year-old infielder has had a strong season at the plate with a .292/.365/.428 triple slash, seven homers, 42 RBI, and seven steals over 404 plate appearances.

Giants vs. A’s Betting Prediction

The under is 5-2 in the last seven meetings between these two teams and has cashed in four of the last five meetings in Oakland. The under is also 5-1 in the Giants’ last six games overall, is 5-1-1 in their last seven road games and is 7-1 in their last eight road games versus a left-handed starter. On the other side, the under is 26-10-1 in the A’s last 37 interleague home games, is 3-1-2 in their last six games versus a right-handed starter and is 20-7 in their last 27 interleague home games versus a right-handed starter.


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