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MLB betting line favors Angels over Athletics

Los Angeles AngelsOakland Athletics
Aug 8, 3:35 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Odds

59-52TEAM RECORD59-51

The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Oakland and Los Angeles on Wednesday, with the host Athletics trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Los Angeles puts its faith in starter Zack Greinke to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 9-4. Getting the ball for the Athletics is Daniel Straily, who owns a 0-0 record on the season with a 1.50 ERA.

View LA Angels vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 115 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 7 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Athletics rated this week at No. 11 and the Angels sitting at No. 5.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Oakland owns the No. 13 ranking for hits in the American League at 7.8 per game. By contrast, the Angels are rated No. 4 in the same category at 9.2 per game.

Los Angeles brings the American League's No. 6-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Athletics' league No. 1-ranked defense.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 10-4 loser as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at +130 were rewarded, while the 14 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Los Angeles looks to rebound from a loss to the Athletics, who beat them 10-4 on Tuesday behind a start from Bartolo Colon at O.co Coliseum.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 7-3
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Angels at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of LA Angels' last 9 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 18 of LA Angels' last 25 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Oakland's last 9 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Oakland is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Oakland's last 22 games at home

Next up:
LA Angels home to Seattle, Friday, August 10
Oakland at Chi White Sox, Friday, August 10