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Moneyline Favors Oakland Athletics in MLB Battle with Cleveland Indians

Oakland Athletics


Cleveland Indians
Saturday, May 17, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Progressive Field

The visiting Oakland Athletics hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to pick up a win at Progressive Field against the Cleveland Indians.

The Cleveland Indians will turn to Josh Tomlin and his 2-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Oakland Athletics send Scott Kazmir (5-1) to the hill.

Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Cleveland Indians were listed as 124 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Athletics to win this game 6.2-3.9. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cleveland Indians sport a record of 19-23 heading into this matchup, while the Oakland Athletics sit at 26-16 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Oakland injuries news.

The Cleveland Indians sit at No. 14 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Oakland Athletics sit at No. 3 on the same chart.

How Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cleveland has baseball's No. 13-rated offensive output, at 8.12 hits per game. The Oakland Athletics average 9.02 hits per game, good for No. 7 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cleveland has the No. 22-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the No. 2 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland won its last outing, a 11-1 result against the Indians on May 16. Bettors who backed the Athletics at -133 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Oakland ran up the score in their last game on Friday, jumping to a lead and resulting in a 11-1 victory against Cleveland.

Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians Betting Odds Trends

Oakland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Cleveland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Cleveland is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games at home
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Cleveland, Sunday, May 18th