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Philadelphia Phillies Host Oakland Athletics in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Philadelphia Phillies battle the visiting Oakland Athletics on Saturday in MLB betting odds action at Citizens Bank Park.

Philadelphia sends Ben Lively out against Kendall Graveman for the Oakland Athletics in this game. Lively is 3-6 with a 3.86 ERA on the season, while Graveman is 5-4 on the year and has a 4.48 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Philadelphia Phillies as -112 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.8-4.7 win for the Phillies 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 Philadelphia Phillies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Philadelphia Phillies sport a record of 57-90 heading into this matchup, while the Oakland Athletics sit at 65-82 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Oakland injuries news.

This game puts the Philadelphia Phillies, most recently No. 12 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Oakland Athletics, who rate a No. 8 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia Phillies No. 26 ranked offense (4.23 runs per game) against a Oakland Athletics defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 27 at 5.23 runs allowed per game. The Philadelphia Phillies have been averaging 8.65 hits per game, more than the Oakland Athletics have managed so far this season (8.31 hits on average).

Defensively, Oakland features the No. 24-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.35 runs per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 at home, scoring 4.46 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Daniel Mengden chucked 9 shutout innings at the Phillies in their last game, striking out 7 in a 4-0 win against Philadelphia in baseball action at Citizens Bank Park.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Oakland is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Oakland's last 13 games
  • Oakland is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Philadelphia's last 13 games when playing Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Philadelphia, Sunday, September 17th