Angels close out series against the A's
AL West division rivals will close out their MLB betting series in Anaheim on Sunday afternoon as the Oakland Athletics hit the diamond against the Los Angeles Angels.
Scott Kazmir gets the ball for the Athletics on Sunday; Kazmir is 2-4 with a 6.19 ERA in his career against the Angels, and 14-6 with a 3.08 ERA on the season.
Matt Shoemaker (13-4, 3.33 ERA) starts for the Angels, and he's allowed no runs on three hits in his last 14 2-3 innings.
Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Opening Odds and Betting Line
Computer Prediction: Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Athletics to win this game 5.4-5. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Los Angeles Angels bring a 82-53 record to the battle against the 78-57 Athletics. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Oakland injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 10 (Los Angeles Angels) and the No. 16 (Oakland Athletics) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles Angels No. 3 ranked offense (4.67 runs per game) against a Oakland Athletics defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 4 at 3.55 runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Angels have been averaging 9.09 hits per game, more than the Oakland Athletics have managed so far this season (8.5 hits on average).
Defensively, Oakland features the No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.72 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 at home, scoring 4.41 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for Oakland, they were a 2-0 loser as they battled the Angels on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Angels at +112 were rewarded, while the 2 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Cory Rasmus shut down the Athletics in their last game, striking out 0 in a 2-0 shutout over Oakland in baseball action at Angel Stadium.
Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Odds Trends
Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
Oakland is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games on the road
LA Angels is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels's last 6 games
LA Angels is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Angels's last 7 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Oakland home to Seattle, Monday, September 1st
Los Angeles at Houston, Tuesday, September 2nd