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April 15, 10:05 PM | GrassOakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Detroit Tigers vs Oakland Athletics Odds

6-7TEAM RECORD6-7

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

Brandon McCarthy will take the mound for Oakland, and he'll carry a 1-0 record into the contest. Rick Porcello gets the ball for Detroit; he's 0-2 so far this season.

View Detroit vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Oakland sat as -145 favorites. The total was set at 8.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tigers rank No. 9 in the American League at 8.2 hits per game. That compares with Oakland’s No. 10 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Detroit features the American League's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.7 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 in the American League at home, scoring 2.8 runs per game.

The Tigers were a 3-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at +145 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. Detroit threw a shutout at Oakland in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by Phil Coke to defeat Oakland 3-0 on Thursday.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Tigers at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 9 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Detroit's last 13 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Oakland's last 9 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oakland's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Oakland's last 13 games when playing Detroit
Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Detroit at Oakland, Saturday, April 16

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