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Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels 05/23/2021 Previews, Spread and Game Analysis
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Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels 05/23/2021 – Oakland Athletics will remain on the road as they conclude their final game of a three-game series against Los Angeles Angels. The Athletics are back on the top of the AL West Division play and they look forward to continuing their success. Los Angeles Angels are at the bottom of the list and are trailing the Rangers in fourth. The MLB bets tonight have all the odds and predictions in favor of the Athletics to win this game and cover the spread. Los Angeles Angels are currently on a three-game losing streak.
Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels 05/23/2021
The Oakland Athletics are holding a 28-19 record on the season and are ahead of Houston in the second. Oakland is riding a two-game winning streak after taking out the Athletics in their last two games. In their series opener, Oakland smashed eight and gave up just four to Los Angeles. Oakland is holding the seventh rank in their offense with an average of 4.22 runs per game. Matt Olson is the leader with a batting clip of .260 and 26 RBIs in total. When it comes to home runs, Ramon Laureano is the leader with 11.
Players to watch: M. Canha LF (GP 45, AB 164, R 35, H 41, 2B 6, 3B 1, HR 9, RBI 14, TB 76, BB 24, SO 40, SB 6, AVG 0.25, OBP 0.374, SLG 0.463, OPS 0.837, WAR 1.3), R. Laureano CF (GP 42, AB 160, R 28, H 41, 2B 6, 3B 2, HR 11, RBI 21, TB 84, BB 14, SO 49, SB 8, AVG 0.256, OBP 0.33, SLG 0.525, OPS 0.855, WAR 1.8).
Los Angeles Angels
The Angels will enter this game with a 19-27 record on the season. Los Angeles Angels have a long way to make up for their loss and they have plenty of room for improvement. MVP candidate Mike Trout is the bright spot with a batting clip of .333. When it comes to home runs, Shohei Ohtani is the leader with 14 and the RBI leader with 33. The Angels need a stronger pitching unit to support their batting squad. Los Angeles is holding the 14th rank with their offensive game averaging 4.47 runs per game.
Players to watch: D. Fletcher 3B (GP 41, AB 172, R 23, H 42, 2B 4, 3B 1, HR 0, RBI 13, TB 48, BB 5, SO 22, SB 2, AVG 0.244, OBP 0.264, SLG 0.279, OPS 0.543, WAR -0.2), S. Ohtani DH (GP 44, AB 164, R 32, H 43, 2B 10, 3B 2, HR 14, RBI 33, TB 99, BB 10, SO 52, SB 6, AVG 0.262, OBP 0.316, SLG 0.604, OPS 0.92, WAR 1.3).
Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland’s last 7 games.
Los Angeles Angels
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels’ last 8 games.
Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Picks
The Athletics have Sean Manaea on the mound as their starter. Manaea is 3-2 with an ERA of 4.41. As for the Angels, they have Dylan Bundy as their starter who holds a 0-5 record with an ERA of 6.02. When it comes betting on baseball, back the Athletics to sweep the Angels in this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Athletics 5, Angels 1.