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The Oakland Athletics will be trying to extend a winning streak on Tuesday when they take on the Los Angeles Angels at O.co Coliseum.
The Angels will give the ball to starter Garrett Richards in this one. Righthander Richards is 1-1 this season with a 3.98 ERA.
Richards's opponent in this one will be Jarrod Parker. The Athletics righthander has a 8.10 ERA to go along with a 0-4 record this season.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 10-8 loser as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -130 were rewarded, while the 18 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Los Angeles has lost 3 straight games.
Oakland has won 2 straight games.
Los Angeles: 9-16 SU
Oakland: 15-12 SU
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Oakland are 3-7
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 8-2
After playing LA Angels are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 15 of LA Angels's last 21 games
The total has gone OVER in 13 of LA Angels's last 19 games on the road
LA Angels are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Oakland's last 9 games
Oakland is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing LA Angels
Oakland home to LA Angels, Wednesday, May 1