AL WEST battle between: Oakland Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels
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The Oakland Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Angel Stadium.
The Athletics will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Sonny Gray in this game. Gray has a 13-7 record and a 3.00 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Angels will be C.J. Wilson. The left hander has a 4.45 ERA to go along with a 10-8 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Athletics listed as 110-moneyline favorites versus the Angels, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.
The Angels were a 6-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -151 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Oakland was a 5-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Astros. They won as -170 favorites, while the total score of 9 made winners of PUSH bettors.
Team record: 78-54
Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Oakland is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Oakland is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Oakland's last 12 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
Team record: 79-53
LA Angels is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of LA Angels's last 14 games
LA Angels is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of LA Angels's last 13 games at home
Oakland at LA Angels Friday, August 29
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