Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels 05/20/2022 – On Friday night, the Oakland Athletics will be taking on the Los Angeles Angels at the Angel Stadium. The Oakland Athletics are in the fifth position of the AL West, with a record of 16-24. The Los Angeles Angels are in the second position of the division, closely following the Houston Astros, with a record of 24-16. The Athletics are seeking a win after losing to the Twins in their last face-off. The latest MLB betting lines foresee the Los Angeles Angels winning Friday’s game.
Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels 05/20/2022
|When:||Friday, May 20, 9:38 PM ET|
|Where:||Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, California|
The Oakland Athletics faced the Minnesota Twins in their last matchup and lost two games out of three. The Oakland offense is led by Sheldon Neuse who is batting with a current percentage of .272 and has put up 34 hits so far. The lead home-run getter of the Athletics is Sean Murphy who has scored four homers so far. On the mound against the Los Angeles Angels, the Oakland Athletics will be posting Paul Blackburn. Blackburn is currently 4-0 with a 1.67 ERA.
Players to watch: Sean Murphy C (GP 37, AB 132, R 17, H 25, 2B 10, 3B 1, HR 4, RBI 20, TB 49, BB 12, SO 39, SB 0, AVG 0.189, OBP 0.268, SLG 0.371, OPS 0.64, WAR -0.1), Tony Kemp 2B (GP 38, AB 131, R 12, H 28, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 6, TB 35, BB 13, SO 20, SB 3, AVG 0.214, OBP 0.293, SLG 0.267, OPS 0.561, WAR -0.2).
Los Angeles Angels
The Los Angeles Angels are coming to this game after facing the Texas Rangers. The Angels were pathetic and lost all three games. In the first game of the series, Los Angeles lost 7-4 and lost again 10-5. In the finale of the series, the Angels managed to score only five runs which were not enough to pencil in a win. The Los Angeles Angels will be tossing the ball to Chase Silseth against the Oakland Athletics. Silseth has thrown for 6.0 clean frames and has started only once.
Players to watch: Shohei Ohtani P (GP 39, AB 158, R 27, H 39, 2B 8, 3B 0, HR 8, RBI 27, TB 71, BB 13, SO 40, SB 5, AVG 0.247, OBP 0.304, SLG 0.449, OPS 0.753, WAR 0.5), Jared Walsh 1B (GP 38, AB 137, R 18, H 34, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 8, RBI 26, TB 63, BB 11, SO 38, SB 0, AVG 0.248, OBP 0.309, SLG 0.46, OPS 0.769, WAR 0.4).
Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Numbers
Oakland are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Athletics are 12-4 SU in their last 16 games against LA Angels.
Oakland are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Oakland are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Angels.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland’s last 6 games against an opponent in the American League West Division division.
Los Angeles Angels
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels’ last 5 games.
LA Angels are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Angels’ last 13 games against Oakland.
LA Angels are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games at home.
LA Angels are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Oakland.
Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Picks
The Oakland Athletics are the weaker team in this pairing and are bound to lose. The Angels are the easier choice and have the home advantage in this game. The MLB predictions expect the Los Angeles Angels to win in this game.
Score Prediction: Angels 7, Athletics 4.