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    The Los Angeles Angels are favored (-179) on the road against the Oakland Athletics (+152) in the first game of the season at Oakland Coliseum on Monday. The matchup starts at 9:40 PM ET. Patrick Sandoval takes the mound first for Los Angeles, and Adrian Martinez is Oakland’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Angels vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Monday, October 3, 2022
    • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
    • Location: Oakland, California
    • Stadium: Oakland Coliseum
    Angels vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Angels -179 7

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels averaged 1.2 home runs per game to rank 19th in MLB action with 190 total home runs last season.
    • The Angels had the 10th-best batting average in the majors (.245).
    • Last season the Angels had the No. 17 offense in baseball scoring 4.5 runs per game (723 total runs).
    • The team struck out 8.6 times per game to rank 15th in the league.
    • The Angels hit 85 homers away from home last season (one per game).
    • The Angels slugged .388 with 2.9 extra-base hits per game in road contests.
    • The team batted .237 with 658 hits (8.1 per game) on the road last season.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Shohei Ohtani had 138 hits and an OBP of .372 last season.
    • David Fletcher had an OPS of .621, fueled by an OBP of .297 and a slugging percentage of .324.
    • Matt Duffy ended his last campaign with 83 hits, an OBP of .357, plus a slugging percentage of .381.
    • Max Stassi slashed .241/.326/.426 and finished with an OPS of .752.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics ranked 13th in Major League Baseball with 199 home runs.
    • The Athletics had a team batting average of .238 last season, which ranked 21st among MLB teams.
    • The Athletics were among the highest scoring teams in the league, ranking 10th with 743 total runs last season.
    • The Athletics ranked eighth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.3 whiffs per contest.
    • They hit 86 homers, an average of 1.1 per game, in 79 home contests last season.
    • In 79 home games last season, they had a .386 SLG with 215 hits going for extra bases.
    • They averaged 7.3 base hits per game and hit .229 as a team at home last season.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Tony Kemp had a .418 slugging percentage and a .279 batting average last year.
    • Sean Murphy hit .216 with 23 doubles, 17 home runs and 40 walks.
    • Seth Brown hit .214 with 13 doubles, a triple, 20 home runs and 23 walks a season ago.
    • Chad Pinder hit .243 with 16 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 16 walks.

    Angels vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    Sandoval Martinez
    26 GS 11
    6-9 W-L 4-6
    3.09 ERA 6.08
    142.2 IP 53.1
    59 BB 17
    145 SO 48

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