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2021 MLB Handicapping
(79-67) Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels (72-74)
Date: Saturday, September 18th, 2021
Time: 9:07 PM ET
Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, CA
Projected Pitchers: Daulton Jefferies (OAK) vs. Jose Suarez (LAA)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Athletics -116 Angels -105
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Athletics -1.5, Angels +1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 8.5
The Athletics will stay in state as they take on the Angels for game 2 Saturday at 9:07 ET. Game 1 is Friday at 9:38 ET.
Daulton Jefferies is going for the Athletics and Jose Suarez gets the ball for the Angels.
The last time these teams played, the A’s won 3 games out of 4.
The Athletics have played pretty well so far this year and they have been battling for a wild card spot for a while now.
This team is in 2nd place of the American League West with a record of 79-67. They trail the Astros by 7 games.
Oakland beat the Royals 7-2 on Thursday and they ended up taking 2 games out of 3 from Kansas City. In those games, the Athletics scored 26 runs and allowed 22 runs.
Paul Blackburn went 5 innings and allowed 2 earned runs on Thursday.
Daulton Jefferies is 1-0 with an ERA of 3.60.
Overall, the pitching has been good for this team. They have an ERA of 3.99 which is 13th best in the league.
They have also been good when it comes to the offensive side of things. This club is scoring 4.63 runs per game which is 11th best in baseball.
Oakland has hit 180 home runs which is 15th best in the majors.
Los Angeles Angels
The Angels have had an up and down team this year. They have yet to play really consistent.
With a record of 72-74 thay are in 4th place of the American League West. They trail the Astros by 14 games.
Los Angeles beat the White Sox 9-3 on Thursday and ended up taking 2 games out of 3 in that series. In those games, the Angels scored 15 runs and allowed 14 runs.
Alex Cobb went 5 innings and did not allow an earned run on Thursday.
Jose Suarez is 7-7 with an ERA of 3.59. His last start was against the Astros where he went 5.2 innings and allowed 1 earned run. LA won that game 4-2.
The pitching has not been great for this team. They have an ERA of 4.72 which is 22nd best in baseball.
Even with some injuries, the offense for this team has been good. They are scoring just under 4.5 runs per game.
Los Angeles has hit 178 home runs which is 17th best in baseball.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Athletics are 2-6 in their last 8 road games with the total set at 7.0-8.5.
- Athletics are 3-10 in their last 13 games with the total set at 7.0-8.5.
- Athletics are 2-7 in their last 9 during game 2 of a series.
- Athletics are 1-5 in their last 6 games vs. the American League West.
- Angels are 5-1 in their last 6 during game 2 of a series.
- Angels are 11-5 in their last 16 Saturday games.
Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels MLB Prediction:
These are very important games for the Athletics, but I am not sold they will come out on top.
Oakland is the better team here, but I feel better with the Angels.
I look for Jose Suarez to keep up his good pitching and for the Angels to do enough against Jefferies to get a win.
I will lay the 105 with the Angels here.
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