Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics Betting Analysis
The Athletics host the Angels in the third contest of a three-game set at Oakland Coliseum on Wednesday, August 10, 2022.
Los Angeles is sitting in the fourth place of the American League West standings at 47-63, while owning a 23-31 record away from Angel Stadium of Anaheim. The Angels are also 23 games behind the Houston Astros for the first place in the division. Oakland falls fifth in the American League West standings with a record of 41-69 overall and 17-37 at home, which puts them 29 games back for the division lead.
Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics Betting Resources
- Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2022
- Matchup: AL West vs. AL West
- Venue: Oakland Coliseum
- Location: Oakland, California, USA
- Time-TV: 3:37 PM p.m. ET – MLB.tv
Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics – Current Form
The Angels lost against the Rangers last Sunday with 3-1, but was able to at least split the series against the Mariners last Sunday. Against the Texas Rangers, Los Angeles couldn’t manage a single run in the first game of the series on Thursday. Their best performance was in the third contest of a four-game series, on Saturday, when Los Angeles routed the Texas Rangers by posting nine runs. The fifth-place the Athletics have now lost back-to-back series against the White Sox and the Giants. The Athletics were the weakest on Sunday, managing only one runs in game two of a three-contest series against the White Sox.
The Athletics were the weakest on Saturday, when the San Francisco Giants scored seven runs in game two of a two-contest series against the Giants.
Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics – Pitching Matchup
Los Angeles: Unannounced
The Angels’s starting pitcher is still unknown, let’s see what happens last minute . Having a look at team stats, we find the defense at 17th
position in the majors with 3.95 ERA and 1.26 WHIP . The team has MLB’s 26th OPS of 0.681, as the offense are getting 3.9 runs per game and a 2.61 Ks per walks.
Oakland: Paul Blackburn (7-6, 4.28 ERA)
The Athletics’ right-hander Paul Blackburn owns a 7-6 record and 4.28 ERA in his 21th start of the season. Blackburn also posted a 1.26 WHIP, while striking out 89 and walking 30 batters in 111.1 innings this season. The 28-year-old right-hander lifted the Athletics to win on the road over the Los Angeles Angels on August 4, 2022. Blackburn tossed five innings in the 7-8 win by Los Angeles Angels, while giving up four runs on six hits with three strikeouts and one walks. Pitching at home this season, Blackburn is 1-5 with a 8.31 ERA, a 1.61 WHIP, 10 walks and 35 strikeouts over 39.0 innings in eight starts.
Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics – Series History
In the 2021 season the Athletics won the season series 15-4. The Angels have won 7 of 11 contests against the Athletics this season.