The Starting rotation for this game tonight starts with Gio Gonzalez for the Athletics who is 6-3 with an ERA of 3.58 with 61 Ks and 32 Walks while Tim Lincecum starts for the Giants and he is 5-2 with an ERA of 3.20 with 89 Ks and 32 Walks. Lincecum a 2 time NL Cy Younger has dominated the A’s team this season. Gonzalez is an amazing 3-0 in his last five pitching starts. Do Pitching Stats affect the MLB Betting Lines or MLB Odds on games as tonight?
With the win Thursday by the Athletics they are now just a ½ game back of the 2nd place Angels in the American League West race and are 2 games behind the Rangers. In the first part of the season the Giants looked to be the winners of the National League West they can’t seem to get out of the shadow of the Padres and the Dodgers! At the moment the A’s are the third place team in the American League West.
The ATHLETICS are a weak 11-17 this 2010 season in the away games, while the GIANTS are a strong 19-11 while playing on their home field. With that said, it appears that this is still a close game, but it appears that the GIANTS have a 61 % + chance of winning this matchup. Will this have a negative effect on the MLB Betting lines or MLB odds for this game?
The ATHLETICS and the GIANTS Stats:
The Athletics are: 32-30 SU
The Giants are: 32-27 SU
The ATHLETICS lately:
While playing Friday’s they are 7-3
Before the played the Giant they were 4-6
After they played the Angels they are 5-5
After their last win they are 4-6
The GIANTS lately:
While playing Friday’s they are 3-7
Before they played the Athletics they were 5-5
After they played the REDS they are 4-6
After their last loss they are 4-6
The Next Game is:
The GIANTS at home vs. the ATLETICS, on Saturday, June 12
Presently baseball odds Makers have the lines at present for the GIANTS at -1 ½ (+125) and the ATHLETICS at +1 ½ (-145) and the Total – Over 6 ½ (-120) and under 6 ½ (EV) and the GIANTS are -180 and the ATHLETICS are +170 on the Money Line.