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MLB Betting Line Favors the Cleveland Indians over the Oakland Athletics

The Cleveland Indians will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Oakland Athletics invade Progressive Field on Friday.

The Cleveland Indians will turn to Danny Salazar and his 7-4 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Oakland Athletics send Kendall Graveman (6-4) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Cleveland was a -140 moneyline favorites 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 7.5.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.1-3 win for the Athletics. A 5.1-3 result in favor of the Athletics is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cleveland Indians bring a 41-44 record to the battle against the 39-49 Athletics. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Oakland injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cleveland Indians rated this week at No. 12 and the Oakland Athletics sitting at No. 9.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Cleveland Indians and its No. 20-rated batting order, averaging 3.98 runs per nine innings, against the No. 9 line up of the Oakland Athletics at 4.34 runs per outing.

Defensively, Oakland features the No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.09 runs per game. Cleveland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 at home, scoring 4.05 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics endured a 6-2 loss at the hands of the Yankees on Thursday, with J Chavez throwing 5 innings of 7-hit ball at Yankee Stadium.

The Indians enjoyed a 3-1 victory at the expense of the Astros on Thursday, with Cody Anderson throwing 6.2 innings of 3-hit ball at Progressive Field.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
  • Oakland is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 9 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games
  • Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Cleveland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Cleveland, Saturday, July 11th