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A winning streak will be on the line for the Oakland Athletics on Saturday when they battle the Baltimore Orioles at O.co Coliseum.
left hander Wei-Yin Chen will take the mound for the Orioles to start this game. Chen is 9-3 this season with a 4.15 ERA.
The Athletics will counter Chen with Jason Hammel. Right hander Hammel has a 3.01 ERA to go along with a 8-6 record this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Athletics as -145-moneyline favorites versus the Orioles, while the game's total opened at 7.5
In their last action, Baltimore was a 5-4 loser on the road against the Athletics. Bettors on Oakland at -158 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Team record: 52-43
Baltimore is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games
Baltimore is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games on the road
Team record: 60-36
Oakland is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Oakland's last 12 games at home
Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Baltimore
Baltimore at Oakland Sunday, July 20