A's vs. Tigers MLB Prediction
The A’s and Tigers have played back-to-back high-scoring games in Detroit the last two nights. Will Thursday afternoon’s series finale result in a high-scoring game as well or will the two teams play more of a pitcher’s duel?
909 Oakland A’s (-169) at 910 Detroit Tigers (+150); o/u 9
1:10 p.m. ET, Thursday, September 2, 2021
Comerica Park, Detroit, MI
Oakland A’s DFS Notes
Starling Marte went 2-for-5 with a solo home run on Wednesday in the Athletics' loss to the Tigers. Marte connected on a Wily Peralta slider in the fourth inning, launching a majestic 436-foot go-ahead solo homer to center field. It was his 10th round-tripper of the season. The 32-year-old outfielder has been a revelation in the second half, hitting .346 (45-for-130) with three homers and 20 stolen bases across 30 games since the All-Star break.
Detroit Tigers DFS Notes
Miguel Cabrera went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and three RBI on Wednesday, powering the Tigers to an 8-6 victory over the Athletics. Cabrera belted a game-tying two-run shot to left-center field off righty James Kaprielian in the fourth inning and also delivered a go-ahead RBI single against lefty reliever Jake Diekman in the seventh inning. The 38-year-old future Hall of Famer has been solid in the second half, hitting .288 (36-for-135) with eight homers and 29 RBI across 39 games since the All-Star break.
A's vs. Tigers MLB Betting Prediction
The under is 12-5-1 in the last 17 meetings between these two teams despite the over cashing in the last two nights. The under is also 4-2-1 in the A’s last six games as a favorite, is 8-4-2 in their last 13 games overall and is 11-5 in their last 16 games during the third game of a series. On the other side, the under is 4-2 in the Tigers’ last five home games, is 15-6-1 in their last 21 games as an underdog and is 20-9-1 in their last 30 games overall.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: A’S/TIGERS UNDER 9