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Aug 17, 3:35 PM | GrassOverstock.com Coliseum

Baltimore Orioles vs Oakland Athletics Odds

47-73TEAM RECORD54-68

Oakland will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the Baltimore Orioles pay a visit to Overstock.com Coliseum.

The Athletics will turn to Brandon McCarthy and his 5-6 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Orioles send Alfredo Simon (2-4) to the hill.

View Baltimore vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Athletics in this one will find them as -160 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 8.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Athletics at No. 4 in the American League and the Orioles at No. 14 in the American League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Orioles rank No. 7 in the American League at 8.7 hits per game. That compares with Oakland’s No. 12 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Oakland has the American League's No. 5-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Orioles own the American League's No. 14 mark in runs allowed.

The Orioles were an 8-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -128 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. The Orioles endured an 8-4 loss at the hands of the Athletics on Tuesday, with Brian Matusz throwing 6 2/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Overstock.com Coliseum.

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-9
Before playing LA Angels are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few Orioles at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games on the road
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games at home
Oakland is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing at home against Baltimore

Next up:
Baltimore at LA Angels, Friday, August 19
Oakland home to Toronto, Thursday, August 18

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