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The Los Angeles Angels and the Oakland Athletics will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at O.co Coliseum.
The Angels will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Jason Vargas in this game. Vargas has a 8-7 record and a 4.20 ERA this season.
It'll be AJ Griffin toeing the rubber for the Athletics in this contest. Righthander Griffin is 14-9 with a 3.81 ERA so far this season.
The Angels were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -160 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Los Angeles: 73-78 SU
Oakland: 89-62 SU
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing LA Angels are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
LA Angels are 15-4 SU in their last 19 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Angels's last 9 games when playing on the road against Oakland
LA Angels are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels's last 6 games when playing Oakland
Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Oakland is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Angels
Oakland is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
LA Angels home to Seattle, Friday, September 20
Oakland home to Minnesota, Thursday, September 19