Baseball Matchup - Oakland Athletics Los Angeles Angels Odds Preview
Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Odds
Baseball bettors look for value at O.co Coliseum on Monday as host Oakland battles the Los Angeles Angels in baseball odds action.
Los Angeles puts its faith in starter Jered Weaver to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 14-1. Getting the ball for the Athletics is Jarrod Parker, who owns a 7-5 record on the season with a 3.44 ERA.
If you're going with the Athletics in this one, they're listed as moneyline underdogs of +130 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.
This game matches up the No. 10 (Athletics) and the No. 3 (Angels) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Angels rank No. 3 in the American League at 9.2 hits per game. That compares with Oakland’s No. 13 ranking in that category.
Oakland owns the American League's No. 1 defense, allowing 3.7 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles' American League No. 6-rated defense.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at +102 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Angels endured a 4-2 loss at the hands of the White Sox on Sunday, with Dan Haren throwing 6 innings of 4-hit ball at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Athletics were a 6-5 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +160 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. Oakland suffered a 6-5 loss against Toronto on Sunday, as Tom Milone wasn't able to lead his team to victory at O.co Coliseum.
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 3-7
After playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing LA Angels are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Angels at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games on the road
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Oakland is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Oakland's last 20 games at home
LA Angels at Oakland, Tuesday, August 7