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Sep 16, 10:05 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Detroit Tigers vs Oakland Athletics Odds

87-63TEAM RECORD68-82

MLB wagering interest swings to the Oakland vs Detroit battle on Friday at O.co Coliseum as the Athletics try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Detroit puts its faith in starter Doug Fister to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 8-13. Getting the ball for the Athletics is Trevor Cahill, who owns a 11-13 record on the season with a 4.32 ERA.

View Detroit vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
The Athletics sit at No. 4 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tigers sit at an American League No. 8 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Oakland and its American League No. 11-rated batting order, averaging 4.1 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 4 lineup of the Tigers at 4.8 runs per outing.

Defensively, Detroit features the American League's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.4 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the American League at home, scoring 4.3 runs per game.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 6-1 loser as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at +101 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Detroit looks to rebound from a loss to the Athletics, who beat them 6-1 on Thursday behind a start from Brandon McCarthy at O.co Coliseum.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 7-3
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

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

A few Tigers at Athletics trends to consider:
Detroit is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Detroit's last 13 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Oakland's last 13 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Oakland's last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at Oakland, Saturday, September 17

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