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Baseball odds preview - Los Angeles vs. Oakland

Los Angeles AngelsOakland Athletics
Sep 5, 3:35 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Odds

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A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Los Angeles duelling Oakland on Wednesday at O.co Coliseum.

The Athletics will rely on Brandon McCarthy to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Dan Haren will be his counterpart for the Angels. Brandon McCarthy is 8-5 this season, and Dan Haren is 9-10.

View LA Angels vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Athletics as -103 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 10-rated Athletics and the league No. 6-ranked Angels, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Angels rank No. 2 in the American League at 9.4 hits per game. That compares with Oakland’s No. 12 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Los Angeles owns the American League's No. 11-rated road mark, allowing 4.8 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.

The Angels were a 6-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Los Angeles rolled to a 6-1 win against Oakland on Tuesday, as Zack Greinke and the Angels' bats led the team to victory at O.co Coliseum.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-9
Before playing Seattle are 6-4
After playing LA Angels are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

A few Angels at Athletics trends to consider:
LA Angels are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Angels' last 12 games when playing Oakland
LA Angels are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games
Oakland is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games at home
Oakland is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next up:
LA Angels home to Detroit, Friday, September 7
Oakland at Seattle, Friday, September 7