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May 16, 10:05 PM | GrassOakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Odds

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

It's a pitching duel between Brett Anderson for the Athletics (2-3 on the year) and Joel Pineiro for Los Angeles (2-0 so far).

View LA Angels vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-145 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 6.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Athletics at No. 6 in the American League and the Angels at No. 2 in the American League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oakland's No. 13-rated American League offense, averaging 3.5 runs per game, against a Angels defense that ranks No. 3 in the American League at 3.7 in runs allowed per game. The Athletics have averaged 8 hits per game so far, less than Angels batters have averaged on the year (9.6 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Los Angeles owns the American League's No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 3.9 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -135 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Los Angeles looks to rebound from a loss to the Rangers, who beat them 5-4 on Sunday behind a start from C.J. Wilson at Rangers Ballpark.

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the White Sox at home. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at +142 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Oakland didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-3 to Chicago on Sunday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few Angels at Athletics trends to consider:
LA Angels are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 7 games
LA Angels are 12-6 SU in their last 18 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing LA Angels
Oakland is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing at home against LA Angels

Next up:
LA Angels at Oakland, Tuesday, May 17

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