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The Oakland Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels will meet on the field at Angel Stadium on Monday in a battle of division rivals.
Tom Milone will be the starting pitcher for the Athletics on this day. Lefthander Milone is 11-9 this season with a 4.20 ERA.
It'll be Garrett Richards toeing the rubber for the Angels in this contest. Righthander Richards is 6-4 with a 3.63 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for Oakland, they were a 11-7 winner as they battled the Twins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -257 were rewarded, while the 18 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Mariners at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at -102 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Oakland has won 4 straight games.
Oakland: 93-63 SU
Los Angeles: 76-79 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing LA Angels are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Oakland are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Oakland is 11-4 SU in their last 15 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
LA Angels are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games
LA Angels are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels's last 7 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of LA Angels's last 14 games when playing at home against Oakland
LA Angels home to Oakland, Tuesday, September 24