Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction 6/26/2024

The Oakland Athletics (29-53) travel to face off against the Los Angeles Angels (32-46) on Wednesday, June 26th. This game will be played at Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim and televised on BSW. The Angels are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Athletics are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Angels. First pitch is set for 3:07 CT.

Athletics vs Angels

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Los Angeles picked up a 7-5 win over the Athletics in the most recent game of this series. The Angels had a huge 4th inning, scoring five of their seven runs. As for the A’s, they scored their final run in the 5th. Heading into the game, the Angels were favored at -118 on the money line.

Tyler Anderson got the win for the Angels in this one, going five innings and giving up three earned runs. He finished the game with just two strikeouts and allowed one home run. Mitch Spence had a rough outing for the A’s, taking the loss after going just 5 1/3 innings and giving up six earned runs.

At the plate, the Angels were led by Taylor Ward and Mickey Moniak, as they were the only two Angels hitters to have more than one hit. Ward, Moniak, and Willie Calhoun each had two RBIs for Los Angeles’ offense.

With a record of 29-53, the Athletics are 16 games out of the AL West lead. So far, they have really struggled against other AL West teams, going 6-16. Currently, they trail the Angels by five games in the division standings. Oakland has dropped four straight games, and they are 3-7 over their last 10.

At home, the Athletics are 18-23 this season, and they are just 11-30 on the road. As the underdog, the Athletics are 23-51 this season, and they are 6-2 as the favorite. Oakland has dropped four straight as the underdog, and their overall series record is 8-16-1 this year.

When the Athletics are on the road, they have a run line record of 20-21, which includes a current losing streak against the run line of three games. They are 2-6 against the run line as the favorite this season, but 38-36 as the underdog. Their average run margin in all games is -1.3 runs per game, and -1.7 runs per game on the road.

The Oakland Athletics are on the road today against the Los Angeles Angels. The over/under line for the game is set at 9 runs. The combined run average for Athletics games this season is 8.4 runs per game. Oakland’s over/under record for the season is 36-44, and their average over/under line is set at 8 runs per game. When the line is set at 9 runs, their over/under record is 3-3-1. Only 2.4% of their games this season have had over/under lines set at 9 runs or higher.

Joey Estes Gets The Start For The Athletics

Right-hander Joey Estes gets the start for the Athletics today as he faces the Angels on the road. He has made eight starts this season and has a record of 2-2 with an ERA of 5.53. Opponents are batting .258 off Estes this season, and his WHIP is currently 1.25. Estes most recent outing came against the Twins, where he went six innings, giving up two earned runs, and finished with a no-decision. He has finished with a no-decision in each of his last two outings. Against the Angels, Estes will look to pitch more like he did on June 5th vs. the Mariners, where he went 6 1/3 innings without giving up an earned run.

Athletics Offense Breakdown

As a team, the Athletics are averaging just 3.6 runs per game, which is the worst mark in the majors. They are also near the bottom of the league in most major offensive categories, including batting average, on-base percentage, and OPS. However, they do have the 6th most home runs in the league and have been good at home this season, averaging 4 runs per game.

Brent Rooker and Shea Langeliers are tied for the team lead in home runs, with 14, and Rooker also leads the team with 45 RBIs. Rooker has gone 4/18 in his last five games, while JJ Bleday is also looking to get things going, as he has gone 4/19 in his last five games.

With an overall record of 32-46, the Angels are 4th in the AL West, trailing the Mariners by 11 games. The Angels have gone 7-7 in divisional games this year. Los Angeles has picked up two straight wins, and they have gone 6-4 across their last 10 games.

At home, the Angels are just 14-25 this year, but they have been better on the road at 18-21. So far, they are 3-4 when favored and 29-42 as the underdog. The Angels’ overall series record is 6-17-2, and they have dropped two straight series at home.

Los Angeles has a run line record of 44-34 this season, including a 20-19 mark at home. The Angels have covered the run line in two straight games and are 24-15 on the road. As the underdog, they are 42-29 against the run line, while they are just 2-5 as the favorite. Their average run margin in winning games is +3.2, while it is -3.8 in losses.

The Los Angeles Angels are playing at home against the Oakland Athletics today. Their combined run average for the season is 9.1, and their over/under record is 41-35. The average over/under line for their games is 8, and their over/under record when the line is set at 9 is 6-6-1. So far this season, they have had 5 games with over/under lines set at 9, which accounts for 6.4% of their games.

Roansy Contreras Gets The Start For The Angels

Right-hander Roansy Contreras is getting the start for the Angels today and has made 21 appearances out of the bullpen this season. He has a record of 1-0 and an ERA of 3.90. Contreras most recently pitched on June 22nd vs. the Dodgers, where he went one inning out of the bullpen and didn’t give up a run. He finished with a no-decision in that outing. In his last three appearances, Contreras has finished with a no-decision. Opponents are batting .231 this season vs. Contreras, and his WHIP is 1.33. This year, he has allowed a total of five home runs.

Angels Offense Breakdown

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Heading into today’s game, the Angels are averaging 4.1 runs per game, which is 22nd in the league. Their batting average of .236 is also below the league average, and they are just 17th in on-base percentage. However, the Angels do have the 10th most home runs in the league this season.

Taylor Ward has been swinging a hot bat of late, going 7/24 in his last seven games with two homers and five RBIs. He is also on a five-game hitting streak. For the season, Ward is batting .245 with a team-high 41 RBIs and 14 homers. Luis Rengifo has been the team’s top hitter this season, batting .305.

Athletics vs Angels Prediction

Our prediction for today’s Athletics vs. Angels matchup is to take the Angels on the money line at -124. We actually have the Angels winning this one 6-5, which means you could also look to take the over, as the line is sitting at 9 runs.

Looking at some potential player props, you could look to Angels hitters, as they are projected to have the most hits in the league today. On the pitching side, Joey Estes is actually projected to have the fourth-fewest strikeouts among all starters today.

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