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Sep 18, 4:05 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Detroit Tigers vs Oakland Athletics Odds

88-64TEAM RECORD69-83

The visiting Tigers hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to steal a win at O.co Coliseum against the Oakland Athletics.

The Athletics will rely on Guillermo Moscoso to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Justin Verlander will be his counterpart for the Tigers. Guillermo Moscoso is 8-7 this season, and Justin Verlander is 23-5.

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Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 160 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 7 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Athletics - Tigers odds would favor the Athletics if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Oakland is rated No. 4 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Detroit is at No. 8 in the American League.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tigers rank No. 4 in the American League at 9.4 hits per game. That compares with Oakland’s No. 11 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the American League's No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 4.4 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 5-3 loser as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -148 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Tigers endured a 5-3 loss at the hands of the Athletics on Saturday, with Rick Porcello throwing 7 innings of 9-hit ball at O.co Coliseum.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

A few Tigers at Athletics trends to consider:
Detroit is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games
Detroit is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Detroit's last 15 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Oakland
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Oakland's last 15 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at Kansas City, Tuesday, September 20
Oakland home to Texas, Tuesday, September 20