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Los Angeles favored by 110 against Oakland on Friday

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July 15, 10:05 PM | GrassOverstock.com Coliseum

Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Odds

50-42TEAM RECORD39-53

The Athletics get a visit from the Los Angeles Angels in baseball action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Los Angeles puts its faith in starter Dan Haren to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 9-5. Getting the ball for the Athletics is Brandon McCarthy, who owns a 1-5 record on the season with a 3.66 ERA.

View LA Angels vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Oakland opened as +110 moneyline underdogs in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 6.5.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Athletics at No. 7 in the American League and the Angels at No. 5 in the American League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oakland's No. 13-rated American League offense, averaging 3.4 runs per game, against a Angels defense that ranks No. 2 in the American League at 3.6 in runs allowed per game. The Athletics have averaged 7.8 hits per game so far, less than Angels batters have averaged on the year (8.8 hits per game).

Defensively, Los Angeles features the American League's No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 4 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the American League at home, scoring 3.7 runs per game.

The Angels were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Mariners. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -135 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Angels enjoyed a 4-2 victory at the expense of the Mariners on Sunday, with Dan Haren throwing 8 2/3 innings of 5-hit ball at Angel Stadium.

The Athletics were a 2-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -142 on the moneyline, while the total score (2) was good news for UNDER bettors. Oakland didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Matt Harrison in a losing cause, 2-0, against Texas on Sunday.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing Texas are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

A few Angels at Athletics trends to consider:
LA Angels are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing on the road against Oakland
LA Angels are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels' last 6 games on the road
Oakland is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Oakland's last 18 games

Next up:
LA Angels at Oakland, Saturday, July 16

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