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The Oakland Athletics and the Baltimore Orioles will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Camden Yards.
Daniel Straily will be the starting pitcher for the Athletics on this day. Righthander Straily is 6-7 this season with a 4.22 ERA.
Straily's opponent in this one will be Bud Norris. The Orioles righthander has a 3.87 ERA to go along with a 9-9 record this season.
In their last action, Oakland was a 5-3 loser at home against the Mariners. Bettors on Seattle at +132 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
The Orioles were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Baltimore at -121 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Oakland has lost 2 straight games.
Oakland: 71-55 SU
Baltimore: 68-58 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oakland's last 9 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Oakland's last 15 games on the road
Oakland is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Baltimore's last 9 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 7 games
Baltimore home to Oakland, Saturday, August 24