MLB Free Play: Wed. 5.24 Take A's over the Marlins



Take #924 Oakland A’s -125 over Miami Marlins (3:35 PM ET Wednesday, May 24)

The Oakland A’s look to continue their season-long power surge when they host the Miami Marlins in a matinee affair by the bay. First pitch is slated for 3:35 PM ET at Oakland Coliseum where Sonny Gray and the A’s are -126 moneyline favorites. The total is nine.

The Marlins (16-28, 10-14 road) have lost its past four road series but actually has a better record on the road than at home. 

The Athletics (20-25, 22-23 home) took three out of four this weekend in Boston hitting eight homeruns. They’ve homered in 14 of their past 15 games giving them an American League high 236 roundtrippers —Khris Davis leads the A’s in home runs with 13 while Yonder Alonso has swatted a career high 13 including a blast in Tuesday night’s game. Oakland is 19-17 when going deep this season and 1-8 when they go without a home run.

A pair of veteran righthanders will duel in the Oakland sun. Winless Edison Volquez (0-6, 4.87 ERA) will go for the Marlins who are 0-5 in his last 5 road starts.

Gray (1-1, 3.97 ERA) gas battled arm injuries over the past two seasons but had a breakout game and victory last Thursday against Boston. He worked six innings, allowed three runs and struck out eight. The A’s are 6-16 in Gray’s last 22 starts.

Miami is 3-8 overall in its last 11 games and 6-21 last 27 overall. The Marlins are 17-35 in their last 52 interleague games and 3-6 in their last eight road outings.

Oakland is 2-9 in its last 11 interleague games but is 4-2 in its last five home games.

The A’s are 8-2 to the OVER in their last nine overall.

NBA Free Play: Warriors, Spurs Game 2 WC Finals



Take #719 San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors UNDER 209.5. (9 PM ET Tuesday, May 16)

The Golden State Warriors look to stay undefeated in the postseason and take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals when they host the San Antonio Spurs. Tip-off is set for 9 PM ET at Oracle Arena where Golden State is favored by +13.5. The total is 209.5. The Warriors trailed by as many as 25 points before using an 18-0 third quarter run to fuel their 113-111 Game 1 victory.

The Spurs (69-26, 49-44-2 ATS) were up 23 in the third control when Kawhi Leonard (26 points in 24 minutes) re-injured his sprained ankle. With Leonard on the bench, Golden State outscored San Antonio 58-33 over the final 19 minutes to grab the improbable victory.

   
The Warriors (76-15, 45-43-3 ATS) got a huge 40-point effort from Stephen Curry in the opener but Klay Thompson scored just six points on 2 of 11 shooting.

Golden State is 18-5-1 ATS in its last 24 games and 13-4-1 vs. the number in its past 18 against the Western Conference. San Antonio is also 7-2 ATS in its past nine conference title games.

The Spurs are 9-2 to the OVER in their last 11 overall and 9-2 to the OVER last 11 against the Western Conference. SA is also 8-2 to the high side in its past nine road games.

The underdog is 4-1 ATS in the last five meetings while the road team is 4-1 in the past five series meetings.

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