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    Mike Trout is just one home run away from hitting 40 on the season, and will try to reach that milestone when his Los Angeles Angels (73-88) visit the Oakland Athletics (59-102) at Oakland Coliseum on Wednesday, beginning at 4:00 PM ET. The Angels are favored (-251) in the contest against the Athletics (+204). Los Angeles’ Shohei Ohtani starts against Oakland’s Ken Waldichuk.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Angels vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Wednesday, October 5, 2022
    • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: NBCS-CA
    • Location: Oakland, California
    • Stadium: Oakland Coliseum
    Angels vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Angels -251 7

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels rank 11th in baseball with 189 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
    • The Angels are 23rd in the majors with a .233 batting average.
    • The Angels’ .297 on-base percentage is the fifth-worst in baseball.
    • The Angels strike out 9.5 times per game, the worst average in baseball.
    • The Angels average one homers per game when playing on the road this season (83 total in road outings).
    • The Angels are averaging 2.6 extra-base hits per game while slugging .364 on the road.
    • The club is batting .223 with 605 hits (7.6 per game) on the road this season.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Ohtani has 159 hits to go with a slugging percentage of .521, both of which are tops among Los Angeles hitters this season.
    • Among the qualifying hitters in the majors, Ohtani’s batting average ranks 34th, his on-base percentage ranks 26th, and he is 10th in slugging.
    • Trout is hitting .280 with 27 doubles, two triples, 39 home runs and 53 walks.
    • Taylor Ward leads Los Angeles with an OBP of .362 this season while batting .283 with 60 walks and 73 runs scored.
    • Luis Rengifo has 17 home runs, 52 RBI and a batting average of .266 this season.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics rank 26th in Major League Baseball with just 136 home runs as a team.
    • 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 17th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.6 whiffs per contest.
    • In 80 games at home this season, they’ve hit 52 homers, an average of 0.7 per contest.
    • In 80 home games this season, they’re slugging .326 with 189 hits going for extra bases.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .209 with 6.7 base hits per contest.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Sean Murphy has accumulated an on-base percentage of .333 and a slugging percentage of .429. Both lead the Athletics.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Murphy is 73rd in batting average, while his on-base percentage is 54th and he is 65th in slugging.
    • Murphy takes a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .235 with two walks.
    • Seth Brown paces his team with 115 hits.
    • Brown is currently 113th in batting average, 101st in on-base percentage and 48th in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters.
    • Tony Kemp has 24 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 45 walks while hitting .235.
    • Chad Pinder is batting .234 with 17 doubles, 12 home runs and 14 walks.

    Angels vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    Ohtani Waldichuk
    0 GS 6
    15-8 W-L 1-2
    2.35 ERA 6.18
    161.0 IP 27.2
    43 BB 9
    213 SO 29

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