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MLB Odds Betting - Oakland Athletics Underdogs vs Angels at Oakland

The Los Angeles Angels pay a visit to Oakland on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Athletics bats in baseball betting action at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Sean Manaea will take the mound for the Oakland Athletics, and he'll carry a 9-9 record into the contest. Tyler Skaggs gets the ball for the Los Angeles Angels; he's 1-4 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Oakland was a 113 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 9.5.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.7-3.1 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

The Oakland Athletics bring a 58-80 record to the battle against the 72-67 Angels. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Oakland Athletics sit at No. 22 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Los Angeles Angels sit at No. 6 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Oakland Athletics No. 22-ranked scoring average of 4.44 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Angels offense rated No. 21 and scoring 4.5 runs per game. The Athletics have averaged 8.25 hits per game to date this season, less than the Angels hitters have managed (8.3 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Oakland has the No. 28-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Angels own the No. 10 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles won a close affair on Tuesday in their last outing, defeating Oakland 8-7 in extra innings at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • LA Angels is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels's last 7 games
  • LA Angels is 13-5 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • LA Angels is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games
  • Oakland is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Seattle, Friday, September 8th
Oakland home to Houston, Friday, September 8th