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    The Oakland Athletics (41-69) will try to stop a three-game losing streak when they host the Los Angeles Angels (47-63) on Tuesday at 9:40 PM ET. The Athletics (+158) are not expected to end the streak against the Angels (-187). Shohei Ohtani starts for Los Angeles, and James Kaprielian is Oakland’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Angels vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Tuesday, August 9, 2022
    • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
    • Location: Oakland, California
    • Stadium: Oakland Coliseum
    Angels vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Angels -187 6.5

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels rank 12th in MLB play with 123 home runs. They average 1.1 per game.
    • The Angels’ .229 batting average ranks 26th in the majors.
    • The Angels are 27th in the league with a .298 on-base percentage.
    • Angels hitters strike out 9.6 times per game, the most in the league.
    • The Angels average one home runs per road game this season (52 total on the road).
    • The Angels are slugging .351 with 2.4 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • On the road this season the club averages 7.3 hits per game and is batting .218.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Ohtani has 100 hits to go with a slugging percentage of .492, both of which are tops among Los Angeles hitters this season.
    • Among qualifying hitters in the majors, Ohtani’s batting average ranks 78th, his on-base percentage ranks 49th, and he is 22nd in slugging.
    • Taylor Ward leads Los Angeles in OBP (.362) this season, fueled by 86 hits.
    • Among all qualifying players, Ward ranks 44th in batting average, 24th in on-base percentage and 43rd in slugging percentage.
    • Ward heads into this game looking to extend his six-game hit streak. In his last 10 games he is hitting .257 with a double, a home run, three walks and three RBI.
    • Jared Walsh has 86 hits this season and has a slash line of .228/.274/.397.
    • Luis Rengifo is batting .275 with a .315 OBP and 24 RBI for Los Angeles this season.
    • Rengifo has hit safely in two straight games. In his last five games he is batting .238 with a double, a home run and an RBI.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics have hit 95 homers this season, which ranks 25th in the league.
    • The Athletics have a team batting average of just .215 this season, which ranks last among MLB teams.
    • The Athletics are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking last with an OBP of .276.
    • The Athletics rank 17th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.4 whiffs per contest.
    • They’ve hit 36 homers, an average of 0.7 per game, in 54 home contests this season.
    • In 54 home games this season, they’re slugging .320 with 124 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 54 home games this season, they have a batting average of .203 while averaging 6.4 base hits per contest.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Sean Murphy has accumulated a team-high OBP (.323) and slugging percentage (.435).
    • Including all qualified hitters in the majors, Murphy ranks 87th in batting average, 85th in on-base percentage and 64th in slugging percentage.
    • Seth Brown’s 77 hits lead his team.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Brown’s batting average places him 115th, his on-base percentage is 129th, and he is 34th in slugging.
    • Elvis Andrus is batting .241 with 23 doubles, seven home runs and 29 walks.
    • Ramon Laureano is hitting .217 with 16 doubles, 12 home runs and 25 walks.

    Angels vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    Ohtani Kaprielian
    0 GS 17
    9-7 W-L 3-5
    2.83 ERA 4.32
    105.0 IP 85.1
    24 BB 36
    152 SO 57

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