Athletics at Nationals 8/30/22- MLB Odds and Picks
Oakland Athletics vs. Washington Nationals
MLB: 7:05 PM
Aug. 30, 2022
Latest Odds : OAK -116 ; O/U 8.5
The Oakland Athletics go back on the road Tuesday night for a matchup with the Washington Nationals in Washington, DC. The Oakland Athletics come into Tuesday night is one of the worst teams in all of baseball despite riding a two game win streak following a 4-1 win against the New York Yankees on Sunday. Adrian Martinez got the win for Oakland against New York after giving up only one run on three hits across 5.1 innings of work. The Oakland bullpen was lights out as well allowing no runs on one hit over the final 3.2 innings of the game.
Offensively Oakland had just enough against New York with eight hits in 29 bats but went 3-7 with runners in scoring position to plate four runs. Dermis Garcia led the way for Oakland with two hits and three at bats to drive in two of the four runs in the game. Tony Kemp and Luke Vogt Add it to the Oakland offense driving in one run each.
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The Washington Nationals continue a home stand on Tuesday night as the worst team in baseball 42 games below .500 following a 3-2 win against the Cincinnati Reds. Patrick Corbin picked up his fifth win of the season after allowing two runs on four hits across six innings of work. The Washington bullpen had one of their best games in recent memory allowing no runs on one hit over the final three innings.
Keibert Ruiz leads the way for the Washington lineup with a .247 batting average on the year, while Cesar Hernandez leads the team with 120 hits. Lane Thomas leads Washington with 13 home runs on the year, while Nelson Cruz boasts a team high 62 RBIs.
Recent Betting Trends:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games.
Oakland are 7-13 SU in their last 20 games.
Oakland are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against Washington.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games.
Washington are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
Free Betting Pick: Oakland Athletics -116
This is a matchup between the two worst teams in all of baseball and it will show from the opening pitch on Tuesday. Oakland is playing the slightly better baseball as of late riding a two game win streak against the New York Yankees. Look for Oakland to control this game from the opening pitch as they will squeak out a win Tuesday night on the road. Final Score Prediction, Oakland wins 4-2.