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MLB Odds Betting - Cleveland Indians Underdogs vs Athletics at Cleveland

Oakland Athletics


Cleveland Indians
Sunday, May 18, 2014 1:05 PM ET
Progressive Field

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Oakland Athletics dueling the Cleveland Indians on Sunday at Progressive Field.

Oakland puts its faith in starter Jesse Chavez to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-1. Getting the ball for the Cleveland Indians is Justin Masterson, who owns a 2-2 record on the season with a 4.31 ERA.

Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Oakland Athletics were listed as -125 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Sunday over at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 6.2-3.8 victory for the Athletics. 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

19-24 Cleveland battles the Athletics, currently with a 27-16 mark. 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. 14 and the Oakland Athletics sitting at No. 3.

How Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Cleveland Indians No. 13 ranked offense (4.12 runs per game) against a Oakland Athletics defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 2 at 3.19 runs allowed per game. The Cleveland Indians have been averaging 8.09 hits per game, less than the Oakland Athletics have managed so far this season (9 hits on average).

Defensively, Oakland features the No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.38 runs per game. Cleveland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 at home, scoring 4.05 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland won its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Indians on May 17. Bettors who backed the Athletics at -140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Oakland looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Indians, a 6-2 final on Saturday in support of Scott Kazmir at Progressive Field.

Oakland Athletics vs Cleveland Indians Betting Odds Trends

Oakland is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games
Oakland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cleveland
Cleveland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games
Cleveland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Tampa Bay, Tuesday, May 20th
Cleveland home to Detroit, Monday, May 19th