The Cleveland Guardians will visit the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday in the second game of a three-game set. The Guardians enter with a 4-1 record, while the Athletics are 1-3. The Guardians were able to make a comeback in the series opener after going down 6-2 in the second inning. Cleveland wound up winning the game 12-11 in the tenth inning.
Cleveland Guardians vs. Oakland Athletics: Betting Odds
|Cleveland Guardians||-1.5 (-110)||Over 6.5 (-128)||-205|
|Oakland Athletics||+1.5 (-110)||Under 6.5 (+104)||+172|
Fixture: Cleveland Guardians at Oakland Athletics
Date & Time: Tuesday, April 4, 9:40 p.m. EDT
Venue: RingCentral Coliseum, Oakland, California
Shane Bieber will get the start for the Cleveland Guardians. Bieber threw six innings of shutout ball on Opening Day. He finished seventh in the Cy Young race in 2022 after winning the award in 2020. Shane Bieber had a 13-8 record with a 2.88 ERA last season while striking out 198 batters in 200.0 innings pitched. In 7.0 innings pitched against the Oakland Athletics, Bieber allowed just one run while striking out seven.
The Oakland Athletics will give the ball to JP Sears, who made 17 appearances and 11 starts in 2022. He had a 6-3 record with an ERA of 3.86 in his rookie season. Sears struck out 51 batters in 70.0 innings pitched. His lone appearance against the Guardians in 2022 came in relief as a member of the New York Yankees. Sears allowed one run in 2.2 innings pitched, striking out one.
Cleveland Guardians vs. Oakland Athletics Betting Prediction
While JP Sears pitched well as a rookie in 2022, Shane Bieber remained one of the best pitchers in baseball. Look for Bieber to silence the Oakland Athletics offense. Expect the Cleveland Guardians to continue their strong start as they win by at least two runs.