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    The Los Angeles Angels (68-86) will look for Shohei Ohtani to prolong a 12-game hitting streak when they square off against the Oakland Athletics (56-98) on Wednesday at 9:38 PM ET at Angel Stadium. The Angels are favored (-190) over the Athletics (+160). Los Angeles has Michael Lorenzen starting things off, while Oakland will send out Adrian Martinez.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Angels vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Wednesday, September 28, 2022
    • Game Time: 9:38 PM ET
    • Location: Anaheim, California
    • Stadium: Angel Stadium
    Angels vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Angels -190 8.5

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels rank 11th in MLB action with 181 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
    • The Angels have the 24th-ranked batting average in the league (.231).
    • The Angels’ .296 on-base percentage is the fifth-worst in baseball.
    • The Angels’ 9.6 strikeouts per game are the most in the league.
    • The Angels have hit 98 home runs at home this season (1.3 per game).
    • The Angels are slugging .410 with 2.8 extra-base hits per game in home contests.
    • The club averages 7.9 hits per game and is batting .240 at home this season.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Ohtani leads Los Angeles with 151 hits and an OBP of .358, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .532.
    • Among qualifying hitters in the majors, Ohtani’s batting average ranks 40th, his on-base percentage ranks 23rd, and he is seventh in slugging.
    • Ohtani hopes to build on a 12-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .389 with four doubles, two walks and five RBI.
    • Mike Trout is hitting .275 with 24 doubles, two triples, 37 home runs and 50 walks.
    • Taylor Ward leads Los Angeles in OBP (.358) this season, fueled by 127 hits.
    • Ward takes a two-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .316 with a double, two home runs, two walks and three RBI.
    • Luis Rengifo has 15 home runs, 50 RBI and a batting average of .272 this season.
    • Rengifo heads into this game on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .231 with three RBI.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics’ 131 home runs rank 26th in MLB this season.
    • The Athletics have a team batting average of just .218 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 .282.
    • The Athletics rank 18th in strikeouts per game (8.6) among MLB offenses.
    • In 76 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 79 homers, an average of 1.0 per contest.
    • In 76 road games this season, they’re slugging .370 with 202 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 7.7 base hits per game and batting .227 on the road this season.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Sean Murphy has put up an on-base percentage of .332 and a slugging percentage of .435. Both lead the Athletics.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Murphy ranks 80th in batting average, while his on-base percentage is 58th and he is 63rd in slugging.
    • Seth Brown has racked up 110 hits to lead his team.
    • Brown’s batting average is 112th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 111th, and he is 44th in slugging.
    • Tony Kemp has 23 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 43 walks while batting .234.
    • Chad Pinder is batting .231 with 17 doubles, 12 home runs and 14 walks.

    Angels vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    Lorenzen Martinez
    16 GS 10
    7-6 W-L 4-5
    4.78 ERA 6.10
    86.2 IP 48.2
    38 BB 17
    70 SO 44

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