Athletics vs. the Orioles on Friday night
The Oakland Athletics will send Jeff Samardzija to the mound against Chris Tillman on Friday night as they face the Baltimore Orioles in MLB odds action at the sportsbooks.
Samardzija is just 3-8 on the season but he has a strong 2.78 ERA, and he's allowed just four runs on nine hits over 15 innings of work in his two starts for the A's.
Tillman is at 7-5 with a 4.11 ERA so far this year for the Orioles.
Baltimore Orioles vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line
The visiting Baltimore Orioles were 163 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under betting.
Computer Prediction: Baltimore Orioles vs Oakland Athletics Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.7-4.4 result in favor of the Athletics. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
59-36 Oakland battles the Orioles, currently with a 52-42 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Baltimore injuries news.
It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 12-rated Oakland Athletics and the league No. 8-ranked Baltimore Orioles, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How Baltimore Orioles vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Oakland Athletics No. 2-ranked scoring average of 4.91 runs per game, against a Baltimore Orioles offense rated No. 8 and scoring 4.31 runs per game. The Athletics have averaged 8.74 hits per game to date this season, less than the Orioles hitters have managed (9.22 per nine innings).
Baltimore brings the No. 12-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Athletics's No. 1-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Baltimore was a 3-1 winner in its last match at home against the Yankees. They won as -141 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Orioles grabbed a win last time out, defeating Chase Whitley and the Yankees 3-1 on Sunday at Camden Yards.
Oakland won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Mariners on July 13. Bettors who backed the Athletics at -151 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Oakland got the job done in their last match in a 4-1 victory over Seattle on Sunday at Safeco Field behind starter Sonny Gray.
Baltimore Orioles vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Trends
Baltimore is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games
Baltimore is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games on the road
Oakland is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games when playing Baltimore
Next Betting Matchups
Baltimore at Oakland, Saturday, July 19th