Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics Matchup

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The Los Angeles Angels will be taking on their divisional rival Oakland Athletics at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The opening pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. ET and NBC Sports – California will televise the action.

Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics Odds

Oddsmakers are listing Oakland (-145) as the favorite over Los Angeles (+125). Gamblers can bet on the games total with odds sitting at -120 for over 9 runs and even money (+100) for under 9. Bettors can also wager on the games runline with the most recent odds standing at -120 for the Angels -1.5 runs and +110 for the Athletics +1.5.

The Angels are 1-1 SU and have gone 0-1 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 1.1 units for moneyline gamblers this year and 1.0 unit ATS. The Athletics are 1-1 SU and 1-0 ATS. The teams gained 1.1 units for moneyline bettors and 1.0 unit ATS.

Athletics games have an over/under record of one-0 in 2018. The Angels have an over/under record of one-0.

The Angels are coming off a 2-1 win in the prior game of the series.

Matt Shoemaker will get the nod for the visiting Angels. The right-handed Shoemaker started 14 games last year and finished the season 6-3 overall with a 4.52 ERA and a 1.30 WHIP. He made two starts against the Athletics in 2017 and compiled a 1-0 record against them with a 3.60 ERA and 10 strikeouts.

The Athletics are turning to righty Daniel Mengden, who started 7 games last year and finished the season 3-2 overall with a 3.14 ERA and a 1.05 WHIP.

Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics Free Prediction

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

Betting Trends

  • The Athletics went 7-12 SU against the Angels last season.
  • The Angels bullpen posted an ERA of 3.10 against the Athletics last year.