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Oakland Athletics vs Atlanta Braves Betting Odds Preview and Pick

Oakland Athletics

vs

Atlanta Braves
Saturday, August 16, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Turner Field

The Atlanta Braves get a visit from the Oakland Athletics in MLB baseball betting action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Atlanta Braves will rely on Julio Teheran to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Sonny Gray will be his counterpart for the Oakland Athletics. Julio Teheran is 10-9 this season, and Sonny Gray is 12-6.

Oakland Athletics vs Atlanta Braves Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Oakland Athletics were 100 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 6.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under betting.

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Computer Prediction: Oakland Athletics vs Atlanta Braves Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.3-4 win for the Athletics on Saturday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 5.3-4 result in favor of the Athletics today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Atlanta Braves Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

62-60 Atlanta battles the Athletics, currently with a 73-49 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Oakland injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Atlanta Braves rated this week at No. 24 and the Oakland Athletics sitting at No. 3.

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How Oakland Athletics vs Atlanta Braves Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Atlanta Braves No. 28 ranked offense (3.73 runs per game) against a Oakland Athletics defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 4 at 3.51 runs allowed per game. The Atlanta Braves have been averaging 8.32 hits per game, less than the Oakland Athletics have managed so far this season (8.66 hits on average).

Defensively, Oakland features the No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.75 runs per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 at home, scoring 3.83 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland was a 7-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Braves. They lost as +125 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors. Oakland didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-2 to Atlanta on Friday at Turner Field.

Oakland Athletics vs Atlanta Braves Betting Odds Trends

Oakland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Oakland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Oakland's last 9 games on the road
Oakland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games
Atlanta is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
Atlanta is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Atlanta, Sunday, August 17th