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Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics odds, tips and betting trends | May 14 (Game 1)

The Oakland Athletics (14-20) and Los Angeles Angels (22-12) will meet on Saturday at Oakland Coliseum, with first pitch at 4:07 PM ET.

The Athletics are an underdog at home (+100) versus the Angels (-119).

The Angels took down the Athletics 2-0 yesterday, with Chase Silseth getting the win (6.0 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 4 K) and Andrew Velazquez leading the way offensively (going 1-for-3 with a home run and an RBI). Daulton Jefferies (6.0 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 4 K) took the loss for the Athletics.

Here’s everything you need to prepare for Saturday’s Angels vs. Athletics action.

Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics Odds and Betting Lines

Major League Baseball odds courtesy of Tipico Sportsbook. Odds updated Saturday at 5:03 AM ET. For a full list of sports betting odds, access USA TODAY Sports Betting Scores Odds Hub.

  • Favorite: Angels (-119, bet $119 to win $100)
  • Underdog: Athletics (+100, bet $100 to win $100)
  • Over/under: 7.5

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Angels Stats and Trends

Angels Betting Records

  • The Angels have been favorites in 26 games this season and won 18 (69.2%) of those contests.
  • Los Angeles has entered 23 games this season favored by -119 or more and is 16-7 in those contests.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 54.3% chance of a victory for the Angels.
  • Games involving Los Angeles have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 16 of 34 chances this season.
  • In 34 games with a spread this season, the Angels are 18-16-0 ATS.
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Jhonathan Diaz (Angels Probable Starter)

  • Diaz has been named the starter for the Angels and will make his first start this season.
  • This will be the first start of the season for the 25-year-old left-hander, who has not made an appearance on the mound in over a season.
  • The Athletics ranks 24th in MLB with 116 runs scored this season. They have a .199 batting average this campaign with 21 home runs (27th in the league).

Angels Batting Stats

  • The Angels rank second in Major League Baseball with 46 home runs.
  • Hitters for the Angels rank third in the majors with a combined .422 team slugging percentage.
  • Los Angeles has a team batting average of .246 this season, which ranks sixth among MLB teams.
  • The Angels lead MLB with 166 runs scored this season.
  • Los Angeles is among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking eighth with an OBP of .320.
  • The Angels are one of the least disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking last with an average of 9.1 strikeouts per game.

Athletics Stats and Trends

Athletics Betting Records

  • The Athletics have been chosen as underdogs in 27 games this year and have walked away with the win 11 times (40.7%) in those games.
  • This season, Oakland has come away with a win 11 times in 27 chances when named as an underdog of at least +100 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Athletics have a 50% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Oakland and their opponents have hit the over in 13 of their 34 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Athletics are 18-16-0 against the spread in their 34 games that had a posted line this season.
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Paul Blackburn (Athletics Probable Starter)

  • Paul Blackburn gets the start for the Athletics, his seventh of the season. He is 4-0 with a 1.74 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 31 innings pitched.
  • The righty last pitched on Monday against the Detroit Tigers, when he went 6 2/3 scoreless innings while giving up four hits.
  • In six games this season, the 28-year-old has put up an ERA of 1.74, with 7.5 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .216 against him.
  • Blackburn is looking to collect his second quality start of the year in this game.
  • Blackburn has pitched five or more innings in a game five times this year entering this matchup.
  • The opposing Angels offense has a collective .246 batting average, and is fifth in the league with 276 total hits and first in MLB action with 166 runs scored. They have the third-ranked slugging percentage (.422) and are second in all of MLB with 46 home runs.

Athletics Batting Stats

  • The Athletics are fourth-worst in MLB action with 21 home runs.
  • So far this season, the Athletics’ .308 slugging percentage is the second-lowest average in baseball.
  • Oakland ranks last in the league with a .199 batting average.
  • Averaging 3.4 runs per game (116 total), the Athletics are the 24th-highest scoring team in MLB action.
  • Oakland ranks last in baseball with an on-base percentage of .265.
  • Athletics hitters strike out 9.1 times per game, the 29th-most in baseball.

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Angels vs. Athletics: Live Streaming Info & Game Time

  • Game Day: Saturday, May 14, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:07 PM ET
  • Stadium: Oakland Coliseum
  • TV Channel: NBC Sports Networks
  • Live Stream: fuboTV (Watch for free)
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