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Moneyline Favors Oakland Athletics in MLB Battle with Los Angeles Angels

Oakland Athletics

vs

Los Angeles Angels
Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:05 PM ET
Angel Stadium

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Los Angeles and the Oakland on Thursday, with the host Angels trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

For the Los Angeles Angels, C.J. Wilson gets the ball, charged with keeping the Oakland Athletics hitters off the base paths. He'll face Sonny Gray, 13-7 on the year.

Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Opening Odds and Betting Line

Baseball betting odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Los Angeles Angels as 106 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.5-5 result in favor of the Athletics. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Angels bring a 79-53 record to the battle against the 78-54 Athletics. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Oakland injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Los Angeles Angels rated this week at No. 10 and the Oakland Athletics sitting at No. 16.

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How Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Oakland Athletics rank No. 17 at 8.58 hits per game. That compares with the Los Angeles Angels No. 3 ranking in that category.

Los Angeles owns the No. 14 defense, allowing 4.7 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Oakland's No. 4-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland was a 5-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Astros. They won as -170 favorites, while the total score of 9 made winners of PUSH bettors. The Athletics enjoyed a 5-4 victory at the expense of the Astros on Wednesday, with Drew Pomeranz throwing 1 1/3 innings of 2-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.

The Angels were a 6-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -151 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Angels grabbed a win last time out, defeating Henderson Alvarez and the Marlins 6-1 on Wednesday at Angel Stadium.

Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Odds Trends

Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Oakland is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Oakland is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Oakland's last 12 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
LA Angels is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of LA Angels's last 14 games
LA Angels is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of LA Angels's last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Los Angeles, Friday, August 29th