Tigers open as moneyline underdog vs Athletics
Detroit Tigers vs Oakland Athletics Odds
The visiting Tigers hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to steal a win at O.co Coliseum against the Oakland Athletics.
The match puts starter Anibal Sanchez for the Tigers on the hill facing Jarrod Parker for the Athletics. Sanchez brings a 1-0 mark to the game, while Parker is 0-1 to date on the season.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 11-rated Athletics and the league No. 3-ranked Tigers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Oakland owns the No. 2 ranking for hits in the American League at 9.8 per game. By contrast, the Tigers are rated No. 1 in the same category at 11.1 per game.
Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the American League's No. 7-rated road mark, allowing 4 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Detroit was a 7-3 winner on the road against the Athletics. Bettors on Detroit at -129 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Tigers grabbed a win last time out, defeating Brett Anderson and the Athletics 7-3 on Saturday at O.co Coliseum.
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 8-1
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Tigers at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Oakland's last 11 games
Oakland is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games at home
Oakland is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home
Detroit at Seattle, Tuesday, April 16
Oakland home to Houston, Monday, April 15