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Athletics vs Tigers Baseball Game Preview

Oakland AthleticsDetroit Tigers
Sep 19, 7:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

Oakland Athletics vs Detroit Tigers Odds

84-63TEAM RECORD78-69

Detroit will look to improve on its 78-69 record when take on Oakland, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Wednesday.

Justin Verlander gets the call for the Detroit Tigers and he will try to build on a 14-8 mark. In the other dugout, Brett Anderson brings a 4-1 ledger to the game for the Athletics as he tries to quiet the Tigers bats.

View Oakland vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Athletics were listed as +-165 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 7 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 3-rated Tigers and the league No. 10-ranked Athletics, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, Detroit owns the No. 5 ranking for hits in the American League at 9.1 per game. By contrast, the Athletics are rated No. 12 in the same category at 8 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Detroit has the American League's No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the American League's No. 2 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, Oakland was a 12-2 loser on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Detroit at -152 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (14) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Oakland was scored on plenty on Tuesday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 12-2 loss to Detroit.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Athletics at Tigers trends to consider:
Oakland is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Oakland is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Detroit's last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing at home against Oakland
Detroit is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Oakland at Detroit, Thursday, September 20