|2014 American League West Updated Odds: Oakland Athletics Favored|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 16 July 2014 09:30|
Updated AL West Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – The AL West should be a competitive race down the stretch between its top two teams.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Oakland Athletics are favored to win the West, as they have odds of -220 to win. The Los Angeles Angels have +190 odds to win, while the Seattle Mariners have odds of +1200 to win. The Houston Astros and Texas Rangers are so far out of the race that they don’t even have odds listed.
Oakland is 59-36 on the season, which is the best record in the majors. The Athletics have a 1.5-game lead on the division and are 30-15 at home and 29-21 on the road. Oakland is a 16-time winner of the division and the Athletics have won the last two years.
The Angels are 57-37 on the season, 1.5 games behind the Athletics. Los Angeles is 32-15 at home and 25-22 on the road. Los Angeles is an eight-time winner of the AL West, last winning in 2009.
Seattle is 51-44 overall and 8 games out of first place. The Mariners are 24-26 at home and 27-18 on the road. Seattle is a three-time AL West winner, last winning in 2001.
For odds of each team to win the 2014 American League West, see below.
2014 American League West Odds To Win
Oakland Athletics -220
Los Angeles Angels +190
Seattle Mariners +1200