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The Baltimore Orioles and the Oakland Athletics will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at O.co Coliseum.
Chris Tillman will be the starting pitcher for the Orioles on this day. Right hander Tillman is 7-5 this season with a 3.95 ERA.
It'll be Jeff Samardzija toeing the rubber for the Athletics in this contest. Right hander Samardzija is 3-8 with a 2.78 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Athletics as -173-moneyline favorites versus the Orioles, while the game's total opened at 7.5
Oakland won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Mariners on July 13. Bettors who backed the Athletics at -151 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Baltimore was a 3-1 winner in its last match at home against the Yankees. They won as -141 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Team record: 52-42
Baltimore is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games
Baltimore is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games on the road
Team record: 59-36
Oakland is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games when playing Baltimore
Baltimore at Oakland Saturday, July 19