At 9:40 PM ET tonight, the Cleveland Guardians will be taking on the Oakland Athletics at the Oakland Coliseum. The Guardians are currently favored in this one, with a money line payout of -142 compared to the Athletics’ +118.

Logan Allen will be on the mound for the Guardians, while Ross Stripling will be starting for the Athletics. Looking at the over/under line, oddsmakers have set it at 7.5 runs, with the over paying out at -114 compared to the under at -108.


The Pick: Cleveland Guardians Moneyline -142

This game will be played at Oakland Coliseum at 9:40 ET on Friday, March 29th.


  • We have the Guardians winning by a score of 5 to 4
  • However, if you’re looking for a run line pick, we like the Athletics to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 9 runs and like the over

The last game of this series between the Guardians and Athletics was a blowout win for Cleveland, as they took down Oakland by a score of 8-0. Despite not hitting a home run, the Guardians had 11 hits and took advantage of some early runs in the 2nd inning and a five-run 4th inning.

Shane Bieber got the start for Cleveland and didn’t give up a run in his six innings of work, striking out 11 batters. As for Oakland, Alex Wood got the start and took the loss, giving up six runs in just 3 1/3 innings of work.

David Fry led the Guardians’ offense with a three-hit game, while Brayan Rocchio drove in two runs. Tyler Freeman also had a two-hit game and scored one run.

Guardians Records & Stats

Logan Allen will take the mound for the Guardians in their matchup against the Athletics. Last season, Allen made 24 starts and finished with a record of 7-8. His ERA for the year was 3.81, and he had a WHIP of 1.40. Allen allowed a batting average of .261 and an on-base percentage of .325. He finished the season with 16 home runs allowed and an OPS allowed of .743. Allen had seven quality starts on the year and averaged two walks per game.

For the Guardians, we have Steven Kwan as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits, as his hits projection is 12th best in the league today. José Ramírez is our top projected home run hitter, as his home run projection is 10th best in the league. Josh Naylor is right behind him in terms of home run projections, as his is 10th best in the league today. Bo Naylor is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections and 13th in the league today.

Athletics Records & Stats

Coming off a season in which he made 11 starts and 22 appearances, Ross Stripling will be looking to improve on his 0-5 record and 5.36 ERA. Last season, Stripling made two quality starts and allowed a total of 20 home runs. His WHIP for the season was 1.35, and he finished the year with a FIP of 5.21. On average, Stripling allowed 0.7 walks per game and finished the season with a K/BB ratio of 4.4.

Our model is projecting Seth Brown to have a big game at the plate for the Athletics. He has the 7th highest total hits projection on the team and is not only our top projected home run hitter for the Athletics, but his home run projection is 10th best in today’s entire league. Brent Rooker is another player we like for Oakland, as he has the 3rd highest total hits projection on the team and his home run projection is 10th best in the league. If you’re looking for a longshot home run pick, Shea Langeliers has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run for the Athletics and his projection is 11th best in the league today.