Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Odds
Oakland pays a visit to Los Angeles on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Angels bats in baseball action at Angel Stadium.
Oakland puts its faith in starter AJ Griffin to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 5-0. Getting the ball for the Angels is Ervin Santana, who owns a 8-11 record on the season with a 5.21 ERA.
Sportsbooks had installed the Angels as -115 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting started to move the line.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Angels at No. 5 in the American League and the Athletics at No. 10 in the American League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Los Angeles' American League No. 3-ranked scoring average of 4.8 runs per game, against a Athletics offense rated No. 10 and scoring 4.3 runs per game in the league. The Angels have averaged 9.4 hits per game to date this season, more than the Athletics hitters have managed (8 per nine innings).
Defensively, Oakland features the American League's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.9 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the American League at home, scoring 4.3 runs per game.
The Athletics were a 6-5 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Angels. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at +124 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. Oakland got the job done in their last match in a 6-5 victory over Los Angeles on Tuesday at Angel Stadium behind starter Daniel Straily.
Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing LA Angels are 5-5
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a win are 9-1
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
A few Athletics at Angels trends to consider:
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Oakland is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games when playing at home against Oakland
LA Angels are 11-3 SU in their last 14 games
LA Angels are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels' last 6 games at home
Oakland at LA Angels, Thursday, September 13