Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels Online Baseball Betting Picks
Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
After picking up two wins over the St. Louis Cardinals, the A’s are ready to take over LA in tonight’s Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels matchup. Similarly, the Angels have won their last three matchups and don’t plan on budging an inch at home. So what kind of matchup can we expect on the diamond this sportsbook betting Thursday night? Let’s check up on tonight’s online baseball betting odds to find out.
Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels – Thursday, June 27th
Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels Betting Odds
The Athletics enter tonight’s matchup sporting a 43-38 record that ranks them 3rd overall in the AL West. At the present time, the AL West is led by the Houston Astros and their 50-31 record, essentially giving them a 7-game lead over Oakland. With this in mind, it’s clear the A’s have quite a bit of time to go before they’re ready to challenge Houston.
As for tonight’s matchup, Oakland will be sending RHP Tanner Anderson to the mound. He enters this matchup sporting a 0-2 record as well as a 4.20 ERA and a 1.13 WHIP. In his last 4 innings pitched, Anderson has posted a meager 2.00 WHIP and a whopping 6.75 ERA. Considering he’s going up against a team that ranks 9th in team ERA, it’s clear that Oakland is headed towards a rough outing.
Players to Watch: Marcus Semien (11 HR, 40 RBI, .271 BA), Matt Chapman (19 HR, 44 RBI, .269 BA), and Ramon Laureano (12 HR, 37 RBI, .261 BA).
Los Angeles Angels
The Angels fly into tonight’s contest sporting a 41-40 record that ranks them 4th overall in the AL West. As aforementioned, the Astros lead the AL West. Additionally, they own a 9-game lead over Los Angeles. With this in mind, it’s clear LA won’t be competing for the divisional title anytime soon.
Nevertheless, the Angels still bring a good deal of momentum into this contest after winning the last three games consecutively. In order to build on that success, Los Angeles will be starting Griffin Canning this Thursday night. He enters this matchup sporting a 2-4 record as well as a 3.88 ERA and a 1.02 WHIP. In his last 5 innings pitched, Canning has posted a 1.31 WHIP and a 3.38 EA. Although those aren’t the best numbers, they are still superior to his counterpart this Thursday night.
Players to Watch: Kole Calhoun (16 HR, 38 RBI, .229 BA), David Fletcher (5 HR, 30 RBI, .294 BA), and Tommy La Stella (16 HR, 44 RBI, .296 BA).
Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels Betting Numbers
Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels Betting Picks
So which side should legal betting fans take in this Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels matchup? All things considered, this one is a bit of a tossup. However, Canning looks better as of late than Anderson. For this reason, we’re going to have to lean towards the Angels this Thursday evening. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!
Moneyline: The moneyline is slightly favoring Oakland tonight. All in all, the odds are quite favorable as they offer a good bit of value.
ATS: The runline is predicting a small win for the Angeles. Considering Oakland’s starting pitcher, it’s more than likely that Los Angeles covers it.
TOTALs: There’s better value to be found on the other lines tonight.
Score Prediction: 8-3 Los Angeles.