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Detroit Tigers vs Oakland Athletics in MLB Betting Odds

Detroit Tigers


Oakland Athletics
Thursday, May 29, 2014 3:35 PM ET
O.co Coliseum

The Oakland Athletics will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the Detroit Tigers pay a visit to O.co Coliseum.

It's a pitching duel between Jesse Chavez for the Oakland Athletics (4-2 on the year) and Rick Porcello for Detroit Tigers (7-2 so far).

Detroit Tigers vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line

Baseball betting odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Oakland Athletics as -133 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Detroit Tigers vs Oakland Athletics Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.2-4.6 win for the Athletics on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Detroit Tigers vs Oakland Athletics Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oakland Athletics sport a record of 32-21 heading into this matchup, while the Detroit Tigers sit at 29-20 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Detroit injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 1-ranked Oakland Athletics and the No. 16-rated Detroit Tigers in this matchup.

How Detroit Tigers vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Oakland Athletics No. 2 ranked offense (5.02 runs per game) against a Detroit Tigers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 16 at 4.27 runs allowed per game. The Oakland Athletics have been averaging 8.62 hits per game, less than the Detroit Tigers have managed so far this season (9.43 hits on average).

Defensively, Detroit features the No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.96 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 at home, scoring 4.56 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -133 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Tigers endured a 3-1 loss at the hands of the Athletics on Wednesday, with Anibal Sanchez throwing 8 1/3 innings of 3-hit ball at O.co Coliseum.

Detroit Tigers vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Trends

Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 8 games
Detroit is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Oakland is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
Oakland is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games
Oakland is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home

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