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Moneyline Favors Arizona Diamondbacks in MLB Battle with Oakland Athletics

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Chase Field on Saturday as the host Arizona Diamondbacks battle the Oakland Athletics in baseball betting odds action.

The Arizona Diamondbacks will turn to Jhoulys Chacin and his 0-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Oakland Athletics send Felix Doubront (1-1) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Arizona sat as -140 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.3-3.4 victory for the Diamondbacks. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Arizona Diamondbacks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Arizona Diamondbacks sport a record of 63-65 heading into this matchup, while the Oakland Athletics sit at 55-74 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Arizona vs Oakland injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Arizona Diamondbacks rated this week at No. 6 and the Oakland Athletics sitting at No. 23.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Arizona has baseball's No. 4-rated offensive output, at 9.29 hits per game. The Oakland Athletics average 8.64 hits per game, good for No. 13 on the list.

Defensively, Oakland features the No. 22-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.62 runs per game. Arizona, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 at home, scoring 4.55 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics endured a 6-4 loss at the hands of the Diamondbacks on Friday, with S Gray throwing 6.1 innings of 5-hit ball at Chase Field.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games
  • Oakland is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games on the road
  • Arizona is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Arizona is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Arizona, Sunday, August 30th