Athletics host the Angels on Sunday night
The Los Angeles Angels and the Oakland Athletics will close out the MLB betting slate for the week on Sunday night, with the A's handing the ball to lefthander Scott Kazmir.
Kazmir sits at 14-5 with a 2.73 ERA on the season, but he's just 2-3 with a 4.66 ERA in his five career starts against the Angels.
Jered Weaver is set to pitch for Los Angeles on Sunday Night Baseball. Righthander Weaver is 11-9 with a 2.53 ERA over his 28 career appearances against the A's.
Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line
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.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Oakland Athletics sport a record of 76-52 heading into this matchup, while the Los Angeles Angels sit at 76-52 on the season 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.
How Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup
The game also pits Oakland Athletics No. 1-rated offense, averaging 4.8 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Angels defense that ranks No. 14 at 3.92 in runs allowed per game. The Oakland Athletics have averaged 8.59 hits per game so far, less than Los Angeles Angels batters have averaged on the year (9.08 hits per game).
Oakland owns the No. 4 defense, allowing 4.8 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 2-1 loser on the road against the Athletics. Bettors on Oakland at -167 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Los Angeles didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 2-1 to Oakland on Saturday at O.co Coliseum.
Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Trends
LA Angels is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of LA Angels's last 10 games
LA Angels is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Angels's last 9 games on the road
Oakland is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
Oakland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games at home
Oakland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing LA Angels
Next Betting Matchups
Los Angeles home to Miami, Monday, August 25th
Oakland at Houston, Monday, August 25th