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|Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics|
If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Friday when the Los Angeles Angels and the Oakland Athletics meet at O.co Coliseum.
The Angels will trot Jerome Williams out to the mound in this one. Righthander Williams has a 4-6 record and a 5.58 ERA this season.
The Athletics will counter Williams with Bartolo Colon. Righthander Colon has a 2.52 ERA to go along with a 13-3 record this season.Last time out for Los Angeles, they were an 8-3 winner as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Angels at -102 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Current streak:
Los Angeles has won 2 straight games.
Los Angeles: 48-52 SU
Oakland: 59-43 SU
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 3-7
After playing Oakland are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 8-2
After playing LA Angels are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Oakland home to LA Angels, Saturday, July 27