Los Angeles Angels home to Athletics in baseball betting action
Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Odds
The Los Angeles Angels look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Athletics arrive at Angel Stadium on Thursday.
For the Angels, Jason Vargas gets the ball, charged with keeping the Athletics hitters off the base paths. He'll face AJ Griffin, 1-0 on the year.
The Athletics were listed as +-138 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
This game matches up the No. 2 (Angels) and the No. 11 (Athletics) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles' No. 10 ranked American League offense (4.1 runs per game) against a Athletics defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 3 in the American League at 3.4 runs allowed per game. The Angels have been averaging 9.6 hits per game, more than the Athletics have managed so far this season (8.9 hits on average).
Defensively, Oakland features the American League's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.5 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the American League at home, scoring 5 runs per game.
The Athletics were a 11-5 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Angels. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at +121 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors. Oakland looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Angels, a 11-5 final on Wednesday in support of Tom Milone at Angel Stadium.
A few Athletics at Angels trends to consider:
Oakland6-0-1 SU in its last 7 games
Oakland4-0-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Oakland8-2-1 SU in their last 11 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
Oakland4-1-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Angels
LA Angels are 1-4-1 SU in their last 6 games ,when playing Oakland
LA Angels are 1-4-1 SU in their last 6 games ,when playing at home against Oakland
LA Angels are 1-5-1 SU in their last 7 games ,
Oakland home to Detroit, Friday, April 12
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