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MLB Betting Line Favors the Cleveland Indians over the Oakland Athletics

MLB wagering interest swings to the Cleveland Indians 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 turn to Chris Bassitt and his 0-3 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Cleveland Indians send Carlos Carrasco (10-8) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 110 for the Oakland Athletics in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 7.5 at 5Dimes.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.8-3.6 win for the Athletics. A 3.8-3.6 result in favor of the Athletics is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cleveland Indians vs Oakland Athletics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oakland Athletics sport a record of 45-57 heading into this matchup, while the Cleveland Indians sit at 46-54 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Cleveland injuries news.

The Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians odds would favor the Athletics if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Oakland is rated No. 20 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Cleveland is at No. 22.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Oakland has baseball's No. 14-rated offensive output, at 8.77 hits per game. The Cleveland Indians average 8.41 hits per game, good for No. 23 on the list.

Cleveland brings the No. 21-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Athletics's No. 12-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cleveland routed Kansas City on Wednesday by a 12-1 score at Progressive Field, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.

The Athletics were saddled with a loss last time out in J Chavez's start, as they lost 10-7 against Los Angeles on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cleveland's last 11 games
  • Cleveland is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games on the road
  • Oakland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Oakland's last 12 games at home
  • Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cleveland

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Oakland, Friday, July 31st