Angels vs. Athletics Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Monday, April 24, 2023

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Angels vs. Athletics Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, April 24, 2023

MLB Predictions

Led by Mike Trout (two-game homer streak), the Los Angeles Angels (11-11) are favorites versus the Oakland Athletics (4-18) Monday at 9:38 PM ET. Oddsmakers have named the Angels as -208 favorites for the game, which airs on Fox Sports 1.

Jose Suarez gets the starting nod for Los Angeles while Ken Waldichuk is Oakland’s starter for the contest.

Angels vs. Athletics Odds

  • Angels odds to win: -208
  • Athletics odds to win: +175
  • Spread: Angels -1.5
  • Total: 10 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Monday, April 24, 2023
  • Time: 9:38 PM ET
  • TV: Fox Sports 1

Who Will Win Angels vs. Athletics?

Angels and Athletics Betting Trends

The Angels have won 56.2% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (9-7).

Los Angeles has gone 3-2 when it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -208 or shorter (60% winning percentage).

The Athletics have been underdogs in 22 games this season and won four (18.2%) of those contests.

Oakland has entered nine games this season as the underdog by +175 or more and is 2-7 in those contests.

The Angels have combined with opponents to hit the over on the total nine times this season for a 9-11-2 record against the over/under.

The Athletics’ games have gone over the total in 14 of their 22 chances.

Angels Stats & Insights

The Angels rank 13th in runs scored with 105, 4.8 per game.

Los Angeles averages 1.3 home runs per game to rank seventh in baseball with 28 total home runs.

The Angels’ .239 batting average ranks 18th in the majors.

Los Angeles strikes out 8.7 times per game to rank 15th in MLB.

The 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the Angels pitching staff ranks 22nd in the majors.

Los Angeles has a 3.91 team ERA that ranks 11th across all MLB pitching staffs.

Athletics Stats & Insights

The Athletics are among the lowest scoring teams in the league, ranking 27th with just 75 total runs (3.4 per game) this season.

Oakland’s 20 home runs rank 24th in Major League Baseball.

The Athletics have a team batting average of just .221 this season, which ranks 27th among MLB teams.

Oakland ranks 19th with an average of 9.0 strikeouts per game.

The Athletics have a 7.3 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 29th in baseball.

Oakland has pitched to a 7.97 ERA this season, which ranks 30th in baseball.

Angels Key Players to Watch

Suarez gets the start for the Angels, his fourth of the season. He is 0-1 with a 9.26 ERA and seven strikeouts in 11 2/3 innings pitched.

Hunter Renfroe leads Los Angeles in home runs (six) and runs batted in (18) this season while batting .274.

Trout leads Los Angeles in batting with a .329 average while slugging five homers and driving in 13 runs.

Shohei Ohtani is slashing .266/.352/.481 this season for the Angels.

Taylor Ward is batting .229 with an OBP of .323 and a slugging percentage of .361 this season.

Athletics Key Players to Watch

The Athletics will send Waldichuk (0-2) to the mound for his fifth start this season.

Brent Rooker leads the Athletics with four home runs and 11 runs batted in.

Esteury Ruiz has a club-high .280 batting average.

Shea Langeliers leads the Athletics with four home runs.

Tony Kemp has two doubles, a home run and nine walks while hitting .157.

Angels and Athletics Injuries

Angels: Logan O’Hoppe: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Max Stassi: 10 Day IL (Hip ), Jared Walsh: 10 Day IL (Headaches), Ryan Tepera: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Marte: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

Athletics: Seth Brown: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Ramón Laureano: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Manny Piña: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Trevor May: 15 Day IL (Personal), Adrian Martinez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Domingo Acevedo: 15 Day IL (Back), Drew Rucinski: 15 Day IL (Undisclosed), Paul Blackburn: 15 Day IL (Finger), Dany Jimenez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Freddy Tarnok: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed), Kirby Snead: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

Angels vs. Athletics Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Angels 7, Athletics 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 10 runs
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