Los Angeles Angels take on the Oakland Athletics with Odds and Betting Pick

Los Angeles Angels

vs

Oakland Athletics
Saturday, August 23, 2014 9:05 PM ET
O.co Coliseum

The Oakland Athletics look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Los Angeles Angels arrive at O.co Coliseum on Saturday.

The match puts starter C.J. Wilson for the Los Angeles Angels on the hill facing Jon Lester for the Oakland Athletics. Wilson brings a 10-8 mark to the game, while Lester is 13-8 to date on the season.

Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Oakland Athletics were listed as -157 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Athletics to win this game 5.5-5. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Oakland (75-52) will face the 76-51 Angels in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Oakland Athletics rated this week at No. 17 and the Los Angeles Angels sitting at No. 12.

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How Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Los Angeles Angels rank No. 3 at 9.1 hits per game. That compares with the Oakland Athletics No. 14 ranking in that category.

Oakland owns the No. 4 defense, allowing 4.83 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles's No. 14-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 5-3 loser on the road against the Athletics. Bettors on Oakland at -157 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Angels were saddled with a loss last time out in Hector Santiago's start, as they lost 5-3 against Oakland on Friday at O.co Coliseum.

Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Trends

LA Angels is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Angels's last 9 games
LA Angels is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Angels's last 8 games on the road
Oakland is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games
Oakland is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Oakland, Sunday, August 24th