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Baltimore Orioles Starter Ubaldo Jimenez Out to Silence Oakland Athletics Bats in MLB Contest

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Oakland Athletics dueling the Baltimore Orioles on Friday at Camden Yards.

Ubaldo Jimenez gets the call for the Baltimore Orioles and he will try to build on a 1-3 mark. In the other dugout, Rich Hill brings a 3-3 ledger to the game for the Oakland Athletics as he tries to quiet the Orioles bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Baltimore Orioles as -130 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.6-3.5 victory for the Orioles. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Baltimore Orioles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

16-11 Baltimore battles the Athletics, currently with a 13-16 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Baltimore vs Oakland injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 17-ranked Baltimore Orioles and the No. 23-rated Oakland Athletics in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Oakland Athletics rank No. 20 at 8 hits per game. That compares with the Baltimore Orioles No. 9 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Oakland features the No. 17-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.23 runs per game. Baltimore, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 at home, scoring 4.07 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland suffered a 9-8 loss against Seattle on Wednesday, as Sean Manaea wasn't able to lead his team to victory at O.co Coliseum.

Baltimore needed extra innings to get the job done against the Yankees on Thursday as the Orioles defeated them 1-0 at Camden Yards.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Oakland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games on the road
  • Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Baltimore
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Baltimore's last 16 games
  • Baltimore is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Baltimore's last 15 games at home
  • Baltimore is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Baltimore, Saturday, May 7th