Angels vs. Athletics Prediction

Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics, 6/17/18 Prediction & Odds

After splitting the first two games of the series, who will win the rubber match when the Oakland Athletics host the Los Angeles Angels at 4:05PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

921 Los Angeles Angels at 922 Oakland Athletics

Sunday, June 17, 2018

4:05PM ET – Oakland Coliseum


Compare odds and from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our new Baseball Odds & Betting Page.

Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers, the Angels are favored on the road, as they are getting odds of -120 to win. The Athletics are listed with a money line of +110 to prevail, while the over/under total for the contest has been set at 8.5 runs. The public betting for this game has yet to be released. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

Angels fall again

The Angels suffered a 6-4 loss at Oakland on Saturday. They have now dropped five of their last six games. Los Angeles is now 38-33 overall and 21-15 on the road. The Angels are putting up 4.55 runs per game at the plate while allowing 4.11 per contest this year.

Andrew Heaney gets the start for the Angels on Sunday. He has started 11 games this year and has a 3-5 record with a 3.68 ERA and 1.18 WHIP. Heaney has pitched a total of 63.2 innings this season and has 60 strikeouts and 20 walks.

Athletics struggling

Oakland put an end to their four-game losing streak on Saturday with a 6-4 win over the Angels. Oakland is now 35-36 on the season and 19-20 at home. The Athletics are averaging 4.37 runs per game this season while allowing 4.46 per contest.

Oakland has Daniel Mengden starting this afternoon. He is 6-6 this year through 14 starts and has a 3.90 ERA with a 1.11 WHIP. Mengden has pitched a total of 83.0 innings and has 52 strikeouts with 15 walks.

MLB Betting Trends

Los Angeles

The Angels are 3-7 in their last 10 Game 3’s of a series. They are also 1-5 in their last six road games and 2-5 in Heaney’s last seven starts against AL West opponents.


The Athletics are 20-7 in their last 27 Sunday games. They are also 7-19 in their last 26 against AL West opponents.


The Athletics were able to pick up a needed win and Mengden is a guy that can lead them to another victory. While his strikeout numbers aren’t strong, his ERA and WHIP are. Heaney has been pretty good this year, but coming off a short start where he allowed five runs in three innings. I think Oakland finds a way to win again this afternoon.


The Pick: Oakland Athletics +110


MLB Headlines

MLB Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Dodgers vs. Braves Game 6 Prediction The Dodgers’ season will be on the line tonight at 7:08 p.m. ET when they play Game 6 of the NCLS versus the Braves. With so much uncertainty surrounding L.A.’s pitching...
Thumbnail Red Sox vs. Astros Game 6 Prediction The Astros will look to deliver the knockout blow to the Red Sox’ World Series hopes in Game 6 of the ALCS on Friday night at 8:08 p.m. ET. That said, with...
Thumbnail Dodgers vs. Braves MLB Prediction Game 4 of the NLCS will take place between the Braves and Dodgers at 8:08 p.m. ET on Wednesday night. Will the Dodgers even up the series at two games apiece or is...
Thumbnail Astros vs. Red Sox Game 5 Prediction The ALCS is now all tied at two games apiece following the Astros’ come-from-behind victory over the Red Sox on Tuesday night. Who has the edge in Game 5 this...
Thumbnail Astros vs. Red Sox Game 4 Prediction The Boston Red Sox have taken a 2-1 series lead in their best-of-seven matchup with the Houston Astros after routing the visitors on Monday night. Will tonight’s game...