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Los Angeles Angels Host Oakland Athletics in MLB Baseball Betting Action

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Angel Stadium on Thursday as the host Los Angeles Angels battle the Oakland Athletics in baseball betting odds action.

Los Angeles hands the ball to starter Ricky Nolasco in this one and he'll try to improve on his 4-8 mark on the year. Oakland counters with Jesse Hahn, who will try to quiet the fans and the Angels bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Oakland Athletics before the first pitch in this match found them as 120 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 9 earlier at TopBet.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.1-4.3 win for the Angels. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

49-58 Los Angeles battles the Athletics, currently with a 47-60 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Oakland injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 6-rated Los Angeles Angels and the league No. 20-ranked Oakland Athletics, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles Angels No. 12 ranked offense (4.65 runs per game) against a Oakland Athletics defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 26 at 4.89 runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Angels have been averaging 9.14 hits per game, more than the Oakland Athletics have managed so far this season (8.59 hits on average).

Defensively, Oakland features the No. 29-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.46 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 at home, scoring 4.41 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland looks to rebound from a loss to the Angels, who beat them 8-6 on Wednesday behind a start from Jered Weaver at Angel Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 15-7 ATS in its last 22 games
  • Oakland is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Oakland is 17-6 ATS in its last 23 games on the road
  • LA Angels is 16-8 ATS in its last 24 games
  • LA Angels is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 6 games
  • LA Angels is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland home to Chicago, Friday, August 5th
Los Angeles at Seattle, Friday, August 5th