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Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Matchup Report

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July 16, 4:05 PM | GrassOverstock.com Coliseum

Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Overstock.com Coliseum on Saturday as host Oakland battles the Los Angeles Angels in baseball odds action.

The Athletics will rely on Trevor Cahill to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jered Weaver will be his counterpart for the Angels. Trevor Cahill is 8-7 this season, and Jered Weaver is 11-4.

View LA Angels vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Athletics were listed as +105 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 6 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 7-rated Athletics and the league No. 5-ranked Angels, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oakland's No. 13 ranked American League offense (3.4 runs per game) against a Angels defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 2 in the American League at 3.6 runs allowed per game. The Athletics have been averaging 7.8 hits per game, less than the Angels have managed so far this season (8.8 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Oakland has the American League's No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Angels own the American League's No. 2 mark in runs allowed.

Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Athletics on July 15. Bettors who backed the Athletics at +113 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Los Angeles looks to rebound from a loss to the Athletics, who beat them 5-3 on Friday behind a start from Brandon McCarthy at Overstock.com Coliseum.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing LA Angels are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few Angels at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games when playing on the road against Oakland
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
LA Angels are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing Oakland
LA Angels are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Oakland is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Oakland is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Oakland's last 19 games

Next up:
LA Angels at Oakland, Saturday, July 16

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