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Cleveland Indians vs Oakland Athletics in MLB odds

Oakland AthleticsCleveland Indians
Aug 27, 7:05 PM | GrassProgressive Field

Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians Odds

69-57TEAM RECORD55-72

Baseball bettors look for value at Progressive Field on Monday as host Cleveland battles the Oakland Athletics in baseball odds action.

Brett Anderson gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Athletics on this day; he's 1-0 on the season. The Indians, meanwhile, will counter with Fausto Carmona, who will be looking to improve on his 0-2 mark.

View Oakland vs Cleveland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Cleveland opened as +130 moneyline underdogs in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 8.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 14-rated Indians and the league No. 11-ranked Athletics, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Cleveland's No. 12-rated American League offense, averaging 4.1 runs per game, against a Athletics defense that ranks No. 2 in the American League at 3.8 in runs allowed per game. The Indians have averaged 8.5 hits per game so far, more than Athletics batters have averaged on the year (7.8 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Oakland owns the American League's No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 4.1 runs per game on the highway. Cleveland, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Rays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at +137 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Oakland got the job done in their last match in a 4-2 victory over Tampa Bay on Saturday at Tropicana Field behind starter Brandon McCarthy.

The Indians were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -141 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. Cleveland looks to rebound from a loss to the Yankees, who beat them 4-2 on Sunday behind a start from Freddy Garcia at Progressive Field.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

A few Athletics at Indians trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Oakland's last 17 games when playing Cleveland
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cleveland's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Cleveland's last 17 games when playing Oakland

Next up:
Oakland at Cleveland, Tuesday, August 28