Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics Free Pick

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The Los Angeles Angels are set to commence their season against their in-state rival Oakland Athletics at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The game gets underway 4:07 p.m. ET and NBC Sports – California will televise the matchup.

Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics Odds

Oakland (+105) is the home-team underdog against Los Angeles (-115) and Vegas has set the Over/Under for this game at 8.5 runs. The odds for wagering on the game’s total currently stand at -120 for the over and +100 for the under. Bettors can also wager on the game’s spread with the most recent runline odds standing at Angels -1.5 runs (+130) and Athletics +1.5 runs (-150).

The Athletics are 0-2 straight up (SU) and 1-3 against the spread (ATS). The team’s lost 2.6 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 2.6 units ATS. The Angels are 0-0 SU and have gone 1-1 against the spread. Overall, the team’s lost 0.1 units for bettors taking the moneyline, but have gained 0.4 units ATS.

Athletics games have an over/under record of 2-2 in 2019. Los Angeles has an over/under record of 0-2.

Southpaw Tyler Skaggs will get the ball for the visiting Angels. Skaggs struck out 129 hitters over 125 innings last year (24 starts) while finishing the season 8-10 overall with a 4.02 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP. He made five starts against the Athletics in 2018 and put together a 2-2 record against them with a 3.91 ERA and 24 strikeouts.

The Athletics will put the ball in the hands of righty Frankie Montas, who started 11 games last year while finishing the season 5-4 overall with a 3.88 ERA and a 1.46 WHIP.

The Athletics are coming off of a 5-4 loss against the Mariners, while the Angels just dropped a – game to the .

Angels at Athletics MLB Tip

Predictions: SU Winner – Athletics, ATS Winner – Athletics, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends

  • The Angels went 10-9 SU against the Athletics last season.
  • The Angels’ bullpen managed an ERA of 5.34 against the Athletics last year.