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Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics odds, tips and betting trends | May 20

The Oakland Athletics (16-24) will visit the Los Angeles Angels (24-16), Friday at 9:38 PM ET, in a clash of AL West rivals.

The Angels are favored (-160 moneyline odds) when they take the field at home against the Athletics (+140). The Angels will start Chase Silseth (1-0) against the Athletics and Paul Blackburn (4-0).

The Angels’ matchup Friday versus the Rangers resulted in a 6-5 loss. Jared Walsh went 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI in the defeat, while Raisel Iglesias threw 1/3 of an inning, giving up one earned run on one hit while striking out one en route to taking the loss.

Friday, the Athletics fell to the Twins 14-4. Daulton Jefferies was the losing pitcher after he went four innings, giving up six earned runs on seven hits while striking out five. Seth Brown paced the Athletics’ offense, going 2-for-5 with a triple and an RBI.

Get ready for the Angels vs. Athletics with everything you need to know ahead of Friday’s game.

Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics Odds and Betting Lines

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  • Favorite: Angels (-160, bet $160 to win $100)
  • Underdog: Athletics (+140, bet $100 to win $140)
  • Over/under: 7.5

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Angels Stats and Trends

Angels Betting Records

  • The Angels have won 20, or 64.5%, of the 31 games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • Los Angeles is 6-4 this season when entering a game favored by -160 or more on the moneyline.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 61.5% chance of a victory for the Angels.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 20 of their 40 opportunities.
  • The Angels have an ATS record of 21-19-0 in 40 games with a spread this season.

Chase Silseth (Angels Probable Starter)

  • Silseth will get the start for the Angels, his second of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Saturday against the Oakland Athletics, throwing 6 2/3 innings without allowing a run.
  • He has an ERA of .00, a batting average against of .059 and 6 strikeouts per nine innings in one games this season.
  • The Athletics have scored 132 runs this season, which ranks 25th in MLB. They are batting .205 for the campaign with 23 home runs, 29th in the league.
  • This season, the right-hander has pitched against the Athletics in one game, and they have gone 1-for-17 over six innings.

Angels Batting Stats

  • The Angels have hit 55 homers this season, which ranks second in the league.
  • No MLB team has a better slugging percentage than the Angels (.423) this season.
  • Los Angeles’ .245 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking eighth in MLB.
  • The Angels have scored 196 runs this season, which ranks second in MLB.
  • Los Angeles has an OBP of .320 this season, which ranks sixth in MLB.
  • The Angels rank 29th in strikeouts per game (9.3) among MLB offenses.

Athletics Stats and Trends

Athletics Betting Records

  • The Athletics have been chosen as underdogs in 31 games this year and have walked away with the win 11 times (35.5%) in those games.
  • Oakland has a mark of 6-11 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by +140 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Athletics have an implied victory probability of 41.7% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.
  • Oakland and their opponents have gone over in 15 of their 40 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Athletics have an against the spread mark of 19-21-0 in 40 games with a line this season.

Paul Blackburn (Athletics Probable Starter)

  • Blackburn (4-0 with a 1.67 ERA and 29 strikeouts in 37 2/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Athletics, his eighth of the season.
  • In his most recent appearance on Saturday, the right-hander went 6 2/3 innings against the Los Angeles Angels, giving up one earned run while surrendering five hits.
  • The 28-year-old has an ERA of 1.67, with 6.9 strikeouts per nine innings in seven games this season. Opponents are batting .213 against him.
  • Blackburn is trying to extend a second-game quality start streak in this matchup.
  • Blackburn will look to build upon a three-game streak of going five or more innings (he’s averaging 5.1 frames per outing).
  • The opposing Angels offense has a collective .245 batting average, and is second in the league with 328 total hits and second in MLB play with 196 runs scored. They have the first-ranked slugging percentage (.423) and are second in all of MLB with 55 home runs.
  • Blackburn has thrown 6 2/3 innings, giving up one earned run on five hits while striking out three against the Angels this season.

Athletics Batting Stats

  • The Athletics are second-worst in MLB play with 23 home runs.
  • So far this year, the Athletics have the lowest slugging percentage in the league (.313).
  • Oakland ranks 29th in the league with a .205 batting average.
  • The offense for the Athletics is the No. 25 offense in MLB play scoring 3.3 runs per game (132 total runs).
  • Oakland is last in the league with an on-base percentage of .273.
  • The Athletics’ 8.6 strikeouts per game rank 25th in the league.

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Angels vs. Athletics: Live Streaming Info & Game Time

  • Game Day: Friday, May 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:38 PM ET
  • Stadium: Angel Stadium
  • TV Channel: NBC Sports Networks
  • Live Stream: fuboTV (Watch for free)

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