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Los Angeles Angels Face the Oakland Athletics Wednesday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The Oakland Athletics will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the Los Angeles Angels pay a visit to O.co Coliseum.

Oakland hands the ball to starter Sonny Gray in this one and he'll try to improve on his 12-6 mark on the year. Los Angeles counters with Andrew Heaney, who will try to quiet the fans and the Athletics bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Oakland Athletics as -142 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.6-2 win for the Athletics. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Oakland (58-75) will face the 66-66 Angels in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels odds would favor the Athletics if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Oakland is rated No. 21 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 30.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Oakland Athletics No. 15-ranked scoring average of 4.14 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Angels offense rated No. 23 and scoring 3.98 runs per game. The Athletics have averaged 8.7 hits per game to date this season, more than the Angels hitters have managed (8.14 per nine innings).

Oakland owns the No. 11 defense, allowing 4.14 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles's No. 16-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles got the job done in their last match in a 6-2 victory over Oakland on Tuesday at O.co Coliseum behind starter M Shoemaker.

Betting Trends
  • LA Angels is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of LA Angels's last 12 games
  • LA Angels is 4-17 SU in its last 21 games on the road
  • LA Angels is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games when playing Oakland
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Oakland's last 10 games
  • Oakland is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing LA Angels
  • Oakland is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games when playing LA Angels

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles home to Texas, Friday, September 4th
Oakland home to Seattle, Friday, September 4th