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Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Odds Preview and Pick

The Los Angeles Angels will look to improve on a 55-55 record when they take on the Oakland Athletics, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Saturday.

It's a pitching duel between Tyler Skaggs for the Los Angeles Angels (1-1 on the year) and Paul Blackburn for Oakland Athletics (2-1 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Los Angeles sat as -148 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 9, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.4-4.4 win for the Angels on Saturday. 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

The Los Angeles Angels sport a record of 55-55 heading into this matchup, while the Oakland Athletics sit at 48-62 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Oakland injuries news.

The Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics odds would favor the Angels if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Los Angeles is rated No. 19 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Oakland is at No. 20.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Los Angeles owns the No. 26 ranking for hits at 8.25 per game. By contrast, the Oakland Athletics are rated No. 29 in the same category at 7.94 per game.

Oakland brings the No. 26-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Angels's No. 7-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics endured a 8-6 loss at the hands of the Angels on Friday, with Jharel Cotton throwing 5 innings of 7-hit ball at Angel Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Oakland is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games
  • Oakland is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • LA Angels is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • LA Angels is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • LA Angels is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • LA Angels is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Los Angeles, Sunday, August 6th