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San Diego Padres Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Oakland Athletics

The Oakland Athletics look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the San Diego Padres arrive at O.co Coliseum on Thursday.

Ian Kennedy, with a record of 3-5 on the season, gets the ball for the San Diego Padres, while the Oakland Athletics trot Kendall Graveman to the mound in this one. He is 3-3 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Oakland Athletics as -132 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.2-3.3 victory for the Athletics. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Diego Padres vs Oakland Athletics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Oakland (29-39) will face the 32-36 Padres in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs San Diego injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Oakland Athletics at No. 2 and the San Diego Padres at No. 12 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Oakland Athletics No. 6-rated offense, averaging 4.47 runs per game, against a San Diego Padres defense that ranks No. 26 at 4.63 in runs allowed per game. The Oakland Athletics have averaged 9.01 hits per game so far, more than San Diego Padres batters have averaged on the year (8.4 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Oakland has the No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Padres own the No. 26 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

San Diego was routed on Wednesday at O.co Coliseum, having a 16-2 loss put on them by the Oakland Athletics in baseball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • San Diego is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of San Diego's last 21 games
  • San Diego is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games on the road
  • Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games
  • Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of Oakland's last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego at Arizona, Friday, June 19th
Oakland home to Los Angeles, Friday, June 19th