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    The Cleveland Guardians (3-1) ride a three-game winning streak into a road contest against the Oakland Athletics (1-2) on Monday at 9:40 PM ET. The Guardians are favored (-151) over the Athletics (+129). Zach Plesac starts for Cleveland while Oakland will counter with James Kaprielian.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Guardians vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Monday, April 3, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
    • Location: Oakland, California
    • Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
    Guardians vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Guardians -151 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Guardians vs. the Athletics?

    • TV Channel: NBCS-CA

    Guardians Stats & Trends

    Guardians Batting

    • The Guardians hit 127 home runs last season, the second-lowest total in MLB action.
    • Cleveland’s .253 batting average was seventh-best in the majors.
    • Last season the Guardians scored the 15th-most runs in baseball (698 total, 4.3 per game).
    • Cleveland’s batters struck out 6.9 times per game, the fewest strikeouts in baseball.
    • The Guardians averaged one home runs per game when playing away from home last season (77 total in road outings).
    • Cleveland averaged three extra-base hits per game while slugging .398 on the road.
    • The club averaged nine hits per game and batted .255 on the road last season.

    Guardians Key Batters

    • Jose Ramirez finished last season with 167 hits while batting .278.
    • Steven Kwan had 168 hits and an OBP of .375.
    • Last season, Josh Bell finished with 17 home runs, 71 RBI and a batting average of .266 last season.
    • Amed Rosario had an OPS of .715, fueled by an OBP of .312 and a slugging percentage of .403.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics hit just 137 homers last season, which ranked 27th in the league.
    • Oakland had a team batting average of just .216 last season, which ranked last among MLB teams.
    • The Athletics scored the 29th-most runs in the league last season with just 568 (3.5 per game).
    • Oakland ranked 16th in MLB in strikeouts per game at 8.6 whiffs per contest.
    • They hit 53 homers, an average of 0.7 per game, in 81 home contests last season.
    • In 81 home games last season, Oakland had a .326 SLG with 191 hits going for extra bases.
    • They averaged 6.6 base hits per game and hit .208 as a team at home last season.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Seth Brown accumulated an OBP of .308 with 115 hits last season.
    • Tony Kemp had a .334 slugging percentage while batting .235.
    • Jesus Aguilar had 19 doubles, 16 home runs and 29 walks while hitting .235 last season.
    • Aledmys Diaz hit .243 with 13 doubles, 12 home runs and 18 walks.

    Guardians vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    The probable pitchers for both teams have not made a start this season. Here are their stats from last season:

    Zach Plesac (CLE) Pitcher James Kaprielian (OAK)
    3 – 12 W/L 5 – 9
    131.2 IP 134
    4.31 ERA 4.23
    1.322 WHIP 1.343
    6.8 K/9 6.6
    2.6 BB/9 4

    Guardians vs. Athletics Injury Updates

    • Guardians: Sam Hentges: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Triston McKenzie: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Cody Morris: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
    • Athletics: Manny Piña: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Drew Rucinski: 15 Day IL (Undisclosed), Paul Blackburn: 15 Day IL (Finger), Freddy Tarnok: 15 Day IL (Undisclosed), Kirby Snead: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

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