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Oakland Athletics Favored by -114 Against Detroit Tigers on Friday

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on Friday as the host Oakland Athletics battle the Detroit Tigers in baseball betting odds action.

Detroit puts its faith in starter Michael Fulmer to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 2-1. Getting the ball for the Oakland Athletics is Andrew Triggs, who owns a 4-1 record on the season with a 1.84 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -114 for the Oakland Athletics in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.0-3.8 victory for the Tigers. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Oakland (12-16) will face the 14-13 Tigers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Detroit injuries news.

The Oakland Athletics vs Detroit Tigers odds would favor the Tigers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Oakland is rated No. 26 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Detroit is at No. 20.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Oakland Athletics No. 28-rated offense, averaging 3.71 runs per game, against a Detroit Tigers defense that ranks No. 28 at 5.15 in runs allowed per game. The Oakland Athletics have averaged 7.68 hits per game so far, less than Detroit Tigers batters have averaged on the year (8.3 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Oakland has the No. 26-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Tigers own the No. 28 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing on the road against Oakland
  • Oakland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Oakland is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games
  • Oakland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Oakland, Saturday, May 6th