MLB Preview: Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels

by Dirty on April 27, 2011

LA Angels Betting The Oakland Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Angel Stadium.

The Athletics will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Tyson Ross in this game. Ross has a 0-1 record and a 6.24 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Angels will be Dan Haren. The righthander has a 1.50 ERA to go along with a 3-1 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Angels listed as 160-moneyline favorites versus the Athletics, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.

In their last action, Oakland was an 8-3 loser on the road against the Angels. Bettors on Los Angeles at +105 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Current streak:
Oakland has lost 2 straight games.
Los Angeles has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Oakland: 11-13 SU
Los Angeles: 14-10 SU

Oakland most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Texas are 4-6
After playing LA Angels are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland’s last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
Oakland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Oakland is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Oakland is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Angels
LA Angels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Oakland
LA Angels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of LA Angels’s last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of LA Angels’s last 16 games

Next up:
Oakland home to Texas, Friday, April 29
LA Angels at Tampa Bay, Friday, April 29

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