Angels vs. Athletics Prediction
The Oakland Athletics picked up a win last night in their home series opener versus the Los Angeles Dodgers. Can Oakland record another win tonight in game two of the series?
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Oakland Coliseum at 10:07PM ET
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers, the Athletics are a -153 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Angels are a +143 underdog, while the total is set at 9.5 runs. As of Wednesday afternoon, 75 percent of public bets are being placed on host Oakland. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest information.
Angels hit three HRs in loss
Los Angeles fell by a score of 7-5 Tuesday night at Oakland to drop to 65-74 overall and 30-40 on the road. Mike Trout helped lead the Angels offensively as he ended the night 1-for-3 wiht a solo home run plus a walk. Albert Pujols went 1-for-4 with a solo homer. Justin Upton finished 2-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk. Noe Ramirez took the loss in relief as he gave up two earned runs on two hits with one strikeout and no walks over one inning. Patrick Sandoval will start today for LA as he comes in with an 0-1 record, 5.24 ERA and 1.48 WHIP plus 27 strikeouts over 22 1/3 innings.
Brown helps lift A's
Oakland picked up a 7-5 victory Tuesday night at home over Los Angeles to move to 79-58 overall and 44-26 at home. Seth Brown helped pace the Athletics as he went 2-for-3 with two triples, a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs. Matt Chapman finished 1-for-3 with a home run, a walk and three RBIs. Marcus Semien and Mark Canha were both 1-for-3 with a walk and a run. Tanner Roark will start tonight for Oakland as he comes in with an 8-8 record, 4.04 ERA and 1.36 WHIP plus 135 strikeouts over 140 1/3 innings pitched.
MLB Betting Trends
The Angels are 2-9 in their last 11 games overall. Los Angeles is 3-14 in its last 17 road games.
The A's are 37-18 in their last 55 home games. Oakland is 6-1 in its last seven games versus the AL West.
These are two teams going in opposite directions and the A's play their best baseball at home. Look for Roark to keep the ball in the park as he does so well, while Sandoval resembles the rookie that he is. Oakland is the right way to go here.
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: OAKLAND ATHLETICS -153