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MLB BASEBALL

Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels

The division rival Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels are set to renew hostilities on Tuesday when they meet at Angel Stadium.

The Athletics will give the ball to starter Jarrod Parker in this one. Righthander Parker is 0-1 this season with a 7.20 ERA.

Parker's opponent in this one will be C.J. Wilson. The Angels lefthander has a 4.50 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.

In their last action, Oakland was a 9-3 winner on the road against the Astros. Bettors on Oakland at -157 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 7-3 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -134 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Oakland has won 5 straight games.

Team records:
Oakland: 5-2 SU
Los Angeles: 2-4 SU

Oakland most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 6-4
After playing Houston are 8-0
After a win are 8-2

Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oakland's last 8 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Angels's last 8 games when playing at home against Oakland
LA Angels are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of LA Angels's last 17 games when playing Oakland

Next up:
LA Angels home to Oakland, Wednesday, April 10