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Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians Betting Matchup Report

Cleveland IndiansOakland Athletics
May 4, 10:05 PM | GrassOakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Cleveland Indians vs Oakland Athletics Odds

20-8TEAM RECORD15-15

MLB wagering interest swings to the Oakland vs Cleveland battle on Wednesday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum as the Athletics try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Josh Tomlin gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Indians on this day; he's 4-0 on the season. The Athletics, meanwhile, will counter with Trevor Cahill, who will be looking to improve on his 4-0 mark.

View Cleveland vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Oakland sat as -151 favorites. The total was set at 7.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 12-ranked Athletics and the American League No. 5-rated Indians in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oakland's No. 13-rated American League offense, averaging 3.4 runs per game, against a Indians defense that ranks No. 2 in the American League at 3.6 in runs allowed per game. The Athletics have averaged 8.1 hits per game so far, less than Indians batters have averaged on the year (9.4 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Cleveland owns the American League's No. 2-rated road mark, allowing 3.5 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

Cleveland won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Athletics on May 3. Bettors who backed the Indians at +116 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Cleveland got the job done in their last match in a 4-1 victory over Oakland on Tuesday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum behind starter Fausto Carmona.

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few Indians at Athletics trends to consider:
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Oakland is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Cleveland
Oakland is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing Cleveland
Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Cleveland at Oakland, Thursday, May 5

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