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Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics 5/14/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Odds & Info

Game Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels
Date & Time Saturday May 14, 2022, 9:40 PM (EDT)
Location
Oakland Coliseum
Latest odds
LAA -125 ; Total 8
TV Channel
NBCSCA

AL West Division rivals will clash on Saturday afternoon, when the Los Angeles Angels battle the Oakland Athletics. The Angels (22-12) have won ten of their first 15 road games and trail Houston by a half-game for first place. Last night, SP Chase Silseth tossed six shutout frames in his major league debut to lead Los Angeles to a 2-0 road victory.

Thirty year old right-hander Michael Lorenzen (3-2 4.13 ERA) will head to the hill for the Angels in this contest. Last time out, Lorenzen was tagged for five runs in four plus innings during a 7-3 home loss versus Washington.

The Oakland Athletics have dropped ten of their first 14 home games and are currently percentage points behind Texas in last place. During Friday's home loss, Oakland was limited to two hits and only had one at-bat with a runner in scoring position. SP Daulton Jefferies (1-6) gave up two runs in six innings and took the loss for the Athletics (14-20).

Twenty-eight year old righty Paul Blackburn (4-0 1.74 ERA) has been one of the lone bright spots for Oakland this season. In his last start, Blackburn tossed six plus scoreless frames during a 2-0 road victory against Detroit.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Angels are 9-4 in their last 13 road games.
  • Athletics are 4-0 in their last 4 games as an underdog.
  • Over is 7-3-2 in Angels last 12 games as a road favorite.
  • Under is 6-1-2 in Athletics last 9 overall.
  • Angels are 7-21 in the last 28 meetings in Oakland.

Free MLB Pick:

Oakland Athletics +105

Oakland OF Skye Bolt (oblique) started a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Las Vegas on Friday. Through 34 games, Los Angeles ranks 1st in OPS and 1st in runs scored. For the season, Oakland ranks 30th in OPS and 23rd in runs scored. Take the Athletics to win at home. Final Score Prediction, Oakland Athletics win 5-3.

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