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    Mike Trout needs just one more home run to get his 40th of the season, and will try to hit that milestone when his Los Angeles Angels (73-87) visit the Oakland Athletics (58-102) at Oakland Coliseum on Tuesday, beginning at 9:40 PM ET. Trout’s Angels are favored (-138) in the outing against the Athletics (+117). Los Angeles’ Michael Lorenzen starts against Oakland’s Cole Irvin.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Angels vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Tuesday, October 4, 2022
    • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
    • Location: Oakland, California
    • Stadium: Oakland Coliseum
    Angels vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Angels -138 7

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels rank 11th in MLB play with 189 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
    • The Angels’ .234 batting average ranks 22nd in the majors.
    • The Angels rank 26th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .298.
    • The Angels strike out 9.5 times per game, the worst mark in the league.
    • The Angels have hit 83 homers away from home this season (1.1 per game).
    • The Angels have a .366 slugging percentage and are averaging 2.6 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • Away from home this season the team averages 7.6 hits per game and is batting .223.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Shohei Ohtani has 159 hits to go with a slugging percentage of .524, both of which rank first among Los Angeles hitters this season.
    • Among qualifying hitters in baseball, Ohtani’s batting average ranks 33rd, his on-base percentage ranks 24th, and he is ninth in slugging.
    • Ohtani has recorded a base hit in 18 straight games. During his last 10 games he is batting .326 with two doubles, a walk and six RBI.
    • Trout is batting .278 with 26 doubles, two triples, 39 home runs and 52 walks.
    • Taylor Ward has 139 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .365.
    • Ward takes a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .500 with four doubles, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
    • Luis Rengifo is batting .267 with a .297 OBP and 52 RBI for Los Angeles this season.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics’ 136 home runs rank 26th in MLB this season.
    • The Athletics have a team batting average of just .216 this season, which ranks last among MLB teams.
    • The Athletics have an OBP of just .281 this season, which ranks last in MLB.
    • The Athletics rank 18th in strikeouts per game (8.6) among MLB offenses.
    • They have averaged 0.7 home runs per game in their 79 home contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .328 in home games this season with 188 extra-base hits.
    • In 79 home games this season, they have a batting average of .209 while averaging 6.7 base hits per contest.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Sean Murphy has accumulated a team-high OBP (.331) and slugging percentage (.427).
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in MLB, Murphy’s batting average places him 80th, his on-base percentage is 57th, and he is 67th in slugging.
    • Seth Brown leads his team with 114 hits.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Brown is 113th in batting average, 106th in on-base percentage and 47th in slugging percentage.
    • Tony Kemp is hitting .235 with 23 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 44 walks.
    • Chad Pinder is batting .235 with 17 doubles, 12 home runs and 14 walks.

    Angels vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    Lorenzen Irvin
    17 GS 29
    8-6 W-L 9-13
    4.52 ERA 4.17
    91.2 IP 175.0
    41 BB 36
    78 SO 123
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