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Gio Gonzalez faces Phil Coke in MLB odds action

Detroit TigersOakland Athletics
April 14, 10:05 PM | GrassOakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Detroit Tigers vs Oakland Athletics Odds

5-7TEAM RECORD6-6

Oakland will look to improve on its 6-6 record when take on Detroit, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Thursday.

It's a pitching duel between Gio Gonzalez for the Athletics (2-0 on the year) and Phil Coke for Detroit (0-1 so far).

View Detroit vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Oakland sat as -155 favorites. The total was set at 7.5.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Oakland has the American League's No. 11-rated offensive output, at 8.1 hits per game. The Tigers average 8.6 hits per game, good for No. 6 on the American League list.

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the American League's No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 6.7 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.

The Tigers were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -130 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Tigers grabbed a win last time out, defeating Dave Bush and the Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday at Comerica Park.

Oakland was a 7-4 winner in its last match on the road against the White Sox. They won as +102 underdogs, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors. Oakland needed extra innings to get the job done against the White Sox on Wednesday as the Athletics defeated them 7-4 at U.S. Cellular Field.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Texas are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Tigers at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 8 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Detroit's last 12 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oakland's last 8 games when playing at home against Detroit
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Oakland's last 12 games when playing Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at Oakland, Friday, April 15

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