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Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Betting Matchup Report

Oakland AthleticsLos Angeles Angels
Sep 23, 10:05 PM | GrassAngel Stadium

Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Angel Stadium on Friday as host Los Angeles battles the Oakland Athletics in baseball odds action.

Los Angeles sends Jered Weaver out against Gio Gonzalez for the Athletics in this game. Weaver is 18-7 with a 2.41 ERA on the season, while Gonzalez is 14-12 on the year and has a 3.33 ERA.

View Oakland vs LA Angels Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Los Angeles sat as -190 favorites. The total was set at 7.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Angels, most recently No. 7 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Athletics, who rate an American League No. 4 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Los Angeles' American League No. 10-ranked scoring average of 4.2 runs per game, against a Athletics offense rated No. 12 and scoring 4 runs per game in the league. The Angels have averaged 8.7 hits per game to date this season, more than the Athletics hitters have managed (8.2 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Oakland owns the American League's No. 11-rated road mark, allowing 4.7 runs per game on the highway. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.

Oakland won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Rangers on September 22. Bettors who backed the Athletics at +135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Athletics grabbed a win last time out, defeating Colby Lewis and the Rangers 4-3 on Thursday at O.co Coliseum.

The Angels were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +106 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Los Angeles lost in extra innings against the Blue Jays on Thursday as Toronto edged them 4-3 at Rogers Centre.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing LA Angels are 4-6
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

A few Athletics at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 9 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
Oakland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
LA Angels are 12-3 SU in their last 15 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games at home
LA Angels are 10-3 SU in their last 13 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Angels' last 9 games when playing at home against Oakland

Next up:
Oakland at LA Angels, Saturday, September 24