The Los Angeles Angels (48-63) will try to sweep the Oakland Athletics (41-70) on Wednesday at Oakland Coliseum. The Angels lead 2-0, but are underdogs (+109) against the Athletics (-128) in the matchup, which starts at 3:37 PM ET. Oakland’s Paul Blackburn starts against Los Angeles’ Touki Toussaint.

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Game Info, Betting Lines for Athletics vs. Angels

  • Game Day: Wednesday, August 10, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:37 PM ET
  • Location: Oakland, California
  • Stadium: Oakland Coliseum
Athletics vs Angels Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
Athletics -128 7.5

Athletics Stats & Trends

Athletics Batting

  • The Athletics are 25th in baseball with 96 home runs. They average 0.9 per game.
  • The Athletics have the worst batting average in the league (.215).
  • The Athletics’ .276 on-base percentage is the worst in the league.
  • The Athletics strike out 8.4 times per game, the No. 15 mark in the league.
  • The Athletics have hit 37 homers at home this season (0.7 per game).
  • The Athletics are averaging 2.3 extra-base hits per game while slugging .319 at home.
  • The club is batting .203 with 351 hits (6.4 per game) at home this season.

Athletics Key Batters

  • Sean Murphy has an OPS of .750, fueled by an OBP of .320 to go with a slugging percentage of .430. All three of those stats lead Oakland hitters this season.
  • Murphy ranks 99th in batting average, 91st in on-base percentage, and 72nd in slugging among all qualifying hitters in MLB.
  • Seth Brown leads Oakland with 78 hits. He is batting .238 this season and has 38 extra-base hits.
  • Brown is 111th in batting average, 129th in on-base percentage and 37th in slugging in the major leagues.
  • Elvis Andrus has 81 hits this season and has a slash line of .240/.302/.371.
  • Ramon Laureano is batting .218 with a .297 OBP and 27 RBI for Oakland this season.

Angels Stats & Trends

Angels Batting

  • The Angels rank 11th in Major League Baseball with 125 home runs.
  • The Angels rank 26th in MLB with a team batting average of just .229.
  • The Angels have an OBP of just .298 this season, which ranks 27th in MLB.
  • The Angels rank last in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.6 whiffs per contest.
  • They have averaged 1 home runs per game in their 55 road contests this season.
  • They are slugging .354 in 55 road games this season.
  • In 55 road games this season, they have a batting average of .218 while averaging 7.3 base hits per contest.

Angels Key Batters

  • Shohei Ohtani has accumulated a slugging percentage of .501 and has 102 hits, both team-best numbers for the Angels.
  • Including all the qualified hitters in the majors, Ohtani’s batting average ranks 75th, his on-base percentage is 38th, and he is 19th in slugging.
  • Ohtani brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .211 with a home run, two walks and two RBI.
  • Taylor Ward’s .365 on-base percentage leads his team.
  • Ward’s batting average is 45th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 21st, and he is 32nd in slugging.
  • Luis Rengifo is hitting .270 with 15 doubles, three triples, six home runs and 13 walks.
  • Jared Walsh is batting .225 with 18 doubles, two triples, 14 home runs and 21 walks.

Athletics vs. Angels Probable Pitchers

Blackburn Toussaint
21 GS 0
7-6 W-L 1-0
4.28 ERA 4.32
111.1 IP 8.1
30 BB 7
89 SO 9
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