Baltimore Orioles vs Oakland Athletics Betting Preview

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Aug 24, 4:05 PM | GrassCamden Yards

Oakland Athletics vs Baltimore Orioles Odds

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The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Baltimore and Oakland on Saturday, with the host Orioles trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Jarrod Parker, with a record of 9-6 on the season, gets the ball for the Athletics, while the Orioles trot Chris Tillman to the mound in this one. He is 14-4 so far in 2013.

View Oakland vs Baltimore Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, Baltimore sat as -133 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The total was set at 9, according to 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 7-rated Athletics taking on the American League's No. 8-rated Orioles in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Athletics rank No. 13 in the American League at 8.3 hits per game. That compares with Baltimore’s No. 3 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Oakland features the American League's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 4 runs per game. Baltimore, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the American League at home, scoring 4.8 runs per game.

Oakland lost its last outing, a 9-7 result against the Orioles on August 23. Bettors who backed the Orioles at -120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (16) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Oakland suffered a 9-7 loss against Baltimore on Friday, as Daniel Straily wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Camden Yards.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Baltimore are 4-6
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Athletics at Orioles trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oakland's last 10 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games on the road
Baltimore is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 7 games at home

Next up:
Oakland at Baltimore, Sunday, August 25

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