Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Wednesday May 13th, 2015. At 3:35 PM EST.
The (15-17) Boston Red Sox of the American League Wast Division will stay in the “BAY AREA” for the finale of a three-game set. Boston will play the (12-22) Oakland A’s of the American League West in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at the Oakland County Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Best Sports Handicapper believes Boston Red Sox will improve and hit stride as the season goes along. The Oakland A’s let too many quality players leave town; the are rebuilding. The opening betting line has Oakland as a -150 home favorite; the betting total is 7′ runs for Wednesday’s game.
The 2015 Boston Red Sox have won two baseball games in a row, including a 5-4 win in Oakland on Monday May 11th. Boston is fourth in the AL West, five and a half games out of first place. Boston is 8-8 on the road this season. Free Agent acquisitions Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez are playing up to expectations. Sandavol and Ramirez lead the team in all five major offensive categories. The Red Sox are hitting .234 as a team so far this season. Boston pitching is allowing the opposition a .425 slugging percentage. The Red Sox will finish their West Coast road trip with a four-game series in Seattle from May 14-17. Boston is 2-9 their last eleven baseball games on Wednesday’s. The Red Sox are 7-21 their last twenty-eight baseball games in the “EAST BAY”. The Boston Red Sox are 3-7 their last ten Free Baseball Picks overall, going over the betting odds total twice, staying under the betting odds total seven times and has a push. The Boston Red Sox will have “LEFTY” Wade Miley (1-4) with a 6.91 ERA to the mound for the final game of the series. The Hammond, Lousiana native threw six innings, giving up eight hit and four runs in a 7-0 loss in Toronto on May 8th. Bovada.Lv has the Boston Red Sox at 9/1 to win the 2015 MLB American League Title.
The 2015 Oakland A’s are on a six-game losing streak with game two of the series on May 12th. Oakland is last in their division, nine and a half games from the top spot. The Oakland A’s are only 4-10 in baseball games at home this season. Stephen Vogt is the most consistent Oakland player at the plate this season. The Catcher has a team-leading .337 batting average, eight home runs, twenty-eight RBI’S and a .417 on-base percentage. Oakland is hitting .239 as a team. The A’s host the White Sox this weekend, before going on the road for seven games starting on May 18th. First Baseman Ike Davis left Monday’s game with a minor eye injury, but should be ready Wednesday. Second Baseman Ben Zobrist is also on the 15-day disabled list. Oakland is 3-11 their last fourteen baseball games on Wednesday’s. The Oakland A’s are only 2-8 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total six times, staying under twice and has two pushes. The Right Handed Sonny Gray, who is (4-0) with a 1.65 ERA, will be on the hill for the third and final game of the series. The 5’11” 195 pounder threw six innings, allowing six hits and a run his last start on May 8th in a 4-3 loss in Seattle. The betting odds under the total are 9-2 the last eleven between the teams. The Oakland A’s are 15/1 to win the 2015 MLB American League Pennant.