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Baltimore Orioles Favored by -165 Against Oakland Athletics on Thursday

MLB wagering interest swings to the Baltimore Orioles vs Oakland Athletics battle on Thursday at O.co Coliseum as the Athletics try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

The Oakland Athletics will rely on Andrew Triggs to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Chris Tillman will be his counterpart for the Baltimore Orioles. Andrew Triggs is 0-0 this season, and Chris Tillman is 14-4.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Baltimore Orioles were -165 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.4-1.9 win for the Orioles on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Baltimore Orioles vs Oakland Athletics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Oakland (51-63) will face the 63-50 Orioles in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Baltimore injuries news.

This game puts the Oakland Athletics, most recently No. 28 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Baltimore Orioles, who rate a No. 16 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Oakland Athletics No. 25 ranked offense (3.99 runs per game) against a Baltimore Orioles defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 12 at 4.34 runs allowed per game. The Oakland Athletics have been averaging 8.43 hits per game, less than the Baltimore Orioles have managed so far this season (8.98 hits on average).

Baltimore brings the No. 12-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Athletics's No. 25-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

R Detwiler shut down the Orioles in their last game, striking out 2 in a 1-0 shutout over Baltimore in baseball action at O.co Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Baltimore is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Baltimore is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 21 of Baltimore's last 25 games
  • Baltimore is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Oakland is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games
  • Oakland is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • Oakland is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Baltimore at San Francisco, Friday, August 12th
Oakland home to Seattle, Friday, August 12th