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    The Los Angeles Angels (1-1) visit the Oakland Athletics (1-1) at 4:07 PM ET on Sunday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The Angels are favored (-167) to break the 1-1 tie and take the series over the Athletics (+142). Los Angeles’ Tyler Anderson gets the start against Oakland’s Ken Waldichuk.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Angels vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Sunday, April 2, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:07 PM ET
    • Location: Oakland, California
    • Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
    Angels vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Angels -167 8

    How Do I Watch the Angels vs. the Athletics?

    • TV Channel: NBCS-CA

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels ranked 11th in MLB action with 190 total home runs last season.
    • Los Angeles had the 24th-ranked batting average in the majors (.233).
    • Last season the Angels were the 25th-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 3.8 runs per game (623 total).
    • The club’s 9.5 strikeouts per game were the most in baseball.
    • The Angels averaged 1.0 home runs per game when playing on the road last season (84 total in road contests).
    • Los Angeles slugged .364 with 2.6 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The club batted .222 with 611 hits (7.5 per game) on the road last season.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Shohei Ohtani collected 160 hits, posted an OBP of .369 and a .519 SLG last season.
    • Mike Trout slashed .283/.379/.630 and finished with an OPS of 1.009.
    • Last season, Brandon Drury finished with 28 home runs, 87 RBI and a batting average of .263 last season.
    • Taylor Ward slashed .281/.360/.473 and finished with an OPS of .833.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics’ 137 home runs ranked 27th in MLB last season.
    • Oakland had a team batting average of just .216 last season, which ranked last among MLB teams.
    • The Athletics scored the 29th-most runs in the league last season with just 568 (3.5 per game).
    • Oakland ranked 16th with an average of 8.6 strikeouts per game.
    • They hit 53 homers, an average of 0.7 per game, in 81 home contests last season.
    • In 81 home games last season, Oakland had a .326 SLG with 191 hits going for extra bases.
    • They averaged 6.6 base hits per game and hit .208 as a team at home last season.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Seth Brown accumulated an on-base percentage of .308 and had 115 hits last season.
    • Tony Kemp slugged .334 while batting .235.
    • Jesus Aguilar had 19 doubles, 16 home runs and 29 walks while hitting .235 last season.
    • Aledmys Diaz hit .243 with 13 doubles, 12 home runs and 18 walks.

    Angels vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    The probable pitchers for both teams have not made a start this season. Here are their stats from last season:

    Tyler Anderson (LAA) Pitcher Ken Waldichuk (OAK)
    15 – 5 W/L 2 – 2
    178.2 IP 34.2
    2.57 ERA 4.93
    1.002 WHIP 1.212
    7.0 K/9 8.6
    1.7 BB/9 2.6

    Angels vs. Athletics Injury Updates

    • Angels: Max Stassi: 10 Day IL (Hip ), Jared Walsh: 10 Day IL (Headaches), Griffin Canning: 15 Day IL (Groin), Chris Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Marte: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
    • Athletics: Manny Piña: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Drew Rucinski: 15 Day IL (Undisclosed), Paul Blackburn: 15 Day IL (Finger), Freddy Tarnok: 15 Day IL (Undisclosed), Kirby Snead: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

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