Detroit Tigers vs. Oakland Athletics
– The Detroit Tigers and the Oakland Athletics will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at O.co Coliseum.
The Tigers will trot Justin Verlander out to the mound in this one. Righthander Verlander has a 18-8 record and a 2.60 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Athletics will be Jarrod Parker. The righthander has a 3.45 ERA to go along with a 13-9 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 130-moneyline favorites versus the Athletics, while the game’s total is sitting at 6½.
Detroit lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Athletics on October 10. Bettors who backed the Athletics at -108 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Detroit: 88-74 SU
Oakland: 94-68 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Detroit is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 6 games on the road
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Oakland is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland’s last 6 games at home
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