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The Oakland Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Angel Stadium.
Righthander Daniel Straily will take the mound for the Athletics to start this game. Straily is 6-2 this season with a 4.28 ERA.
Straily's opponent in this one will be C.J. Wilson. The Angels lefthander has a 3.37 ERA to go along with a 9-6 record this season.
Last time out for Oakland, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Angels on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Angels at -131 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Oakland: 56-40 SU
Los Angeles: 45-49 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 10-0
After playing LA Angels are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Oakland are 0-10
After playing Oakland are 3-7
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games on the road
Oakland is 10-3 SU in their last 13 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels's last 7 games when playing Oakland
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
LA Angels are 12-6 SU in their last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of LA Angels's last 12 games when playing at home against Oakland
LA Angels home to Oakland, Sunday, July 21