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Los Angeles Angels take on Athletics in baseball test

Los Angeles AngelsOakland Athletics
May 21, 10:05 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at O.co Coliseum on Monday as host Oakland battles the Los Angeles Angels in baseball odds action.

Tom Milone will take the mound for Oakland, and he'll carry a 5-3 record into the contest. Jerome Williams gets the ball for Los Angeles; he's 4-1 so far this season.

View LA Angels vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Athletics as -110 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 12 (Athletics) and the No. 10 (Angels) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Oakland's American League No. 14-ranked scoring average of 3.6 runs per game, against a Angels offense rated No. 13 and scoring 3.6 runs per game in the league. The Athletics have averaged 7.3 hits per game to date this season, less than the Angels hitters have managed (8.4 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Oakland has the American League's No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Angels own the American League's No. 2 mark in runs allowed.

Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Padres on May 20. Bettors who backed the Padres at +116 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Los Angeles lost in extra innings against the Padres on Sunday as San Diego edged them 3-2 at PETCO Park.

The Athletics were a 6-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors. Oakland got the job done in their last match in a 6-2 victory over San Francisco on Sunday at AT&T Park behind starter Bartolo Colon.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 3-7
After playing San Diego are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing LA Angels are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Angels at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels' last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Angels' last 10 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of LA Angels' last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing LA Angels
Oakland is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Angels
Oakland is 10-4 SU in their last 14 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Oakland's last 10 games when playing at home against LA Angels

Next up:
LA Angels at Oakland, Tuesday, May 22

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