Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Prediction 7/3/2024

The Los Angeles Angels (36-48) travel to face off against the Oakland Athletics (31-56) on Wednesday, July 3rd. This game will be played at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland and televised on NSPCA. The Athletics are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Angels are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Athletics. First pitch is set for 8:40 CT.

Angels vs. Athletics Betting Prediction

  • Money Line Prediction: Athletics (-108)
  • Over/Under Prediction: Over 8 Runs
  • In their last 15 games, the Athletics have scored 7 or more runs in 4 games, showing potential for high offensive output.
  • The Athletics have won 4 of their last 6 home games, indicating a recent trend of strong home performance.
  • In their last head-to-head game against the Angels, the Athletics won with a score of 7-5.
  • The Athletics have scored 5 or more runs in 6 of their last 15 games, demonstrating consistent offensive capability.
  • The Athletics have a recent win streak of 1 game, showing a positive momentum going into the game against the Angels.

Angels vs Athletics

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It was a low-scoring game in the most recent game of this A’s vs Angels series. Oakland went into the matchup as slight favorites at -107 and squeaked out a 7-5 win. The A’s offense only had two more hits than the Angels and struck out six times, but still picked up a win.

Angels starter Jose Soriano only went four innings and gave up four runs while taking the loss. Mitch Spence put together a good outing for the A’s, getting the win after going 5 1/3 innings and giving up just one earned run.

Oakland’s two homers came from Lawrence Butler and Brent Rooker. Butler, Brett Harris, and Logan O’Hoppe each had two hits and two RBIs for the A’s offense.

Los Angeles has struggled in day games this season, with an 8-19 record. They come into today’s game with a 36-48 overall record, looking to get back to .500 in the AL West. The Angels are currently 4th in the division, 9.5 games behind the Mariners.

On the run line, the Angels are 48-36, including a 24-20 record at home and 24-16 on the road. Their games have averaged 9.1 runs per game this season, resulting in a 44-38 over/under record. Heading into today’s game, the over has hit in their last three games.

Davis Daniel Gets The Start For The Angels

Davis Daniel is on the mound for the Angels today, and he is coming off a strong outing in his first start of the season. Daniel went 8 innings in his first start, giving up no runs and striking out 8 hitters. That outing came at home against the Tigers.

Angels Offense Breakdown

Los Angeles comes into today’s game with the 19th ranked scoring offense in the league, averaging 4.2 runs per game. They have been a bit better in terms of home runs, as their 93 homers are 11th in the league. The team’s batting average of .239 is 16th in the league, and they are also averaging 8 strikeouts per game.

Luis Rengifo has been swinging a hot bat for the Angels, hitting .319 for the season and going 13/32 in his last eight games. He also has two homers in this stretch and is currently on a six-game hitting streak. Taylor Ward has gone deep a team-high 14 times this season and is also leading the team with 43 RBIs.

Overall, the Athletics have struggled this season, as they have a 31-56 record and have lost seven straight games. Against the run line, they are 40-39 as underdogs, but as favorites, they are just 2-6. Oakland’s over/under record for games with an 8-run line is 12-12-1.

Looking at their series record, the Athletics are 8-18-1 and have lost three straight series. They are 25-54 as underdogs and 6-2 as favorites. In the AL West, they are 16 games behind the Mariners, who lead the division.

Joey Estes Gets The Start For The Athletics

Joey Estes is getting the start for the Athletics today as he faces the Angels at home. He has made nine starts this season and has a record of 2-3 with a 5.25 ERA. Looking at his overall numbers, Estes has a WHIP of 1.21 and opponents are batting .246 this season. In his last outing, he took the loss, going 5 2/3 innings and giving up two earned runs on eight hits. Before that, he had two straight outings where he didn’t give up an earned run. Estes has made two quality starts this season.

Athletics Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, the Athletics are averaging just 3.6 runs per game, which is the worst in the league. They are also near the bottom of the league in batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage. However, they do have the 7th most home runs in the league and have been pretty good in terms of drawing walks. Oakland has been slightly better at home, averaging 4 runs per contest.

Brent Rooker has been a bright spot for the Athletics this season, as he is 15th in the league with 48 RBIs and has gone deep 16 times, which is the best mark on the team. He is also batting .261 for the season and has been even hotter of late, going 7/23 in his last six games with three homers. JJ Bleday is 3rd on the team with 11 homers and is batting .242 for the season.

Angels vs Athletics Prediction

With the Athletics at -108 on the money line, this is the route we recommend going for today’s Angels vs. Athletics matchup. We actually have the Athletics winning this one by a score of 6-5, meaning you could also look to take the over, as the line is sitting at 8 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Joey Estes finishing with five strikeouts, which would have him finishing 14th among all starters. As for the Angels starter, Davis Daniel is projected to finish with just four strikeouts, which would have him finishing fifth worst among starters.

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