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Cleveland IndiansOakland Athletics
April 21, 9:05 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Cleveland Indians vs Oakland Athletics Odds

7-5TEAM RECORD7-8

Baseball bettors look for value at O.co Coliseum on Saturday as host Oakland battles the Cleveland Indians in baseball odds action.

The match puts starter Jeanmar Gomez for the Indians on the hill facing Brandon McCarthy for the Athletics. Gomez brings a 0-0 mark to the game, while McCarthy is 0-2 to date on the season.

View Cleveland vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Athletics were listed as -130 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 7 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 14 (Athletics) and the No. 3 (Indians) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Indians rank No. 8 in the American League at 8.7 hits per game. That compares with Oakland’s No. 14 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Cleveland features the American League's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 5 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the American League at home, scoring 3 runs per game.

Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at -111 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Indians enjoyed a 4-3 victory at the expense of the Athletics on Friday, with Ubaldo Jimenez throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at O.co Coliseum.

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 1-9
Before playing Oakland are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

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

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

Next up:
Cleveland at Oakland, Sunday, April 22

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