Oakland Los Angeles Betting Preview
Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Odds
Baseball bettors look for value at O.co Coliseum on Friday as host Oakland battles the Los Angeles Angels in baseball odds action.
It's a pitching duel between Bartolo Colon for the Athletics (13-3 on the year) and Jerome Williams for Los Angeles (4-6 so far).
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 6-rated Athletics and the league No. 9-ranked Angels, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oakland's No. 8-rated American League offense, averaging 4.4 runs per game, against a Angels defense that ranks No. 13 in the American League at 4.6 in runs allowed per game. The Athletics have averaged 8.2 hits per game so far, less than Angels batters have averaged on the year (9.2 hits per game).
Oakland owns the American League's No. 1 defense, allowing 3.8 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles' American League No. 13-rated defense.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were an 8-3 winner as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Angels at -102 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Angels enjoyed an 8-3 victory at the expense of the Athletics on Thursday, with C.J. Wilson throwing 7 innings of 5-hit ball at O.co Coliseum.
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 3-7
After playing Oakland are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 8-2
After playing LA Angels are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3
A few Angels at Athletics trends to consider:
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Angels' last 9 games
LA Angels are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Oakland's last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Oakland is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home
LA Angels at Oakland, Saturday, July 27