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Oakland Athletics take on Tigers in baseball test

Oakland AthleticsDetroit Tigers
Aug 29, 1:08 PM | GrassComerica Park

Oakland Athletics vs Detroit Tigers Odds

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The Oakland Athletics will look to grab a road win when they take on the Tigers in Detroit at Comerica Park on Thursday in baseball odds action.

Oakland puts its faith in starter Bartolo Colon to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 14-5. Getting the ball for the Tigers is Max Scherzer, who owns a 19-1 record on the season with a 2.73 ERA.

View Oakland vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, Detroit sat as -166 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The total was set at 7.5, according to 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Tigers at No. 1 in the American League and the Athletics at No. 7 in the American League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Detroit owns the No. 1 ranking for hits in the American League at 10.1 per game. By contrast, the Athletics are rated No. 11 in the same category at 8.4 per game.

Defensively, Oakland features the American League's No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.1 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the American League at home, scoring 5.3 runs per game.

In their last action, Oakland was a 14-4 winner on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Oakland at +148 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (18) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Oakland routed Detroit on Wednesday by a 14-4 score at Comerica Park, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Cleveland are 9-1
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

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

Next up:
Oakland home to Tampa Bay, Friday, August 30
Detroit home to Cleveland, Friday, August 30