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    The Los Angeles Angels (72-89) and the Oakland Athletics (50-111) play on Sunday at 3:07 PM ET with the series tied 1-1. The Angels are favored (-120) to win the rubber match against the Athletics (+101). Patrick Sandoval starts for Los Angeles while Oakland will counter with JP Sears.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Angels vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Sunday, October 1, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:07 PM ET
    • Location: Anaheim, California
    • Stadium: Angel Stadium of Anaheim
    Angels vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Angels -120 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Angels vs. the Athletics?

    • TV Channel: BSW

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels average 1.4 home runs per game to rank fifth in baseball with 228 total home runs.
    • Los Angeles’ .245 batting average ranks 18th in MLB.
    • The Angels are 20th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .316.
    • Los Angeles’ batters strike out 9.4 times per game, the 27th-most in the majors.
    • The Angels have hit 121 homers at home this season (1.5 per game).
    • Los Angeles has a .426 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The club averages 7.7 hits per game and is batting .234 at home this season.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Brandon Drury is hitting .260 with 29 doubles, three triples, 24 home runs and 25 walks. He has an on-base percentage of .303 and a slugging percentage of .482.
    • Among all qualified hitters in baseball, he is 70th in batting average, 121st in on-base percentage, and 31st in slugging.
    • Drury has recorded at least one hit in two straight games. In his last five games he is batting .250 with a double, a home run and three RBI.
    • Randal Grichuk is batting .268 with 30 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs and 29 walks, while slugging .452 with an on-base percentage of .322.
    • Mike Moustakas has collected 87 base hits, an OBP of .293 and a slugging percentage of .392 this season.
    • Mickey Moniak has been key for Los Angeles with 86 hits, an OBP of .303 plus a slugging percentage of .492.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics’ 170 home runs rank 21st in Major League Baseball.
    • Oakland has a team batting average of just .223 this season, which ranks last among MLB teams.
    • The Athletics have an on-base percentage of .298 this season, which ranks 29th in the league.
    • Oakland is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 26th with an average of 9.3 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.2 home runs per game in their 80 road contests this season.
    • Oakland is slugging .380 in 80 road games this season.
    • They are averaging 7.7 base hits per game and batting .229 on the road this season.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Esteury Ruiz has a slugging percentage of .347, a team-high for the Athletics. He’s batting .255 with an on-base percentage of .308.
    • Brent Rooker paces his team with 111 hits and a .324 OBP. He has a batting average of .241 while slugging .476.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, he is 113th in batting average, 78th in on-base percentage and 35th in slugging percentage.
    • Tony Kemp has 13 doubles, three triples, five home runs and 44 walks while batting .209.
    • Shea Langeliers is hitting .205 with 19 doubles, four triples, 22 home runs and 34 walks.

    Angels vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    Patrick Sandoval (LAA) Pitcher JP Sears (OAK)
    7 – 13 W/L 5 – 13
    144.2 IP 168.1
    4.54 ERA 4.44
    1.535 WHIP 1.253
    8.0 K/9 8.4
    4.6 BB/9 2.7

    Angels vs. Athletics Injury Updates

    • Angels: C.J. Cron: 10 Day IL (Back), Shohei Ohtani: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Patrick Sandoval: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Tyler Anderson: 15 Day IL (Knee), Aaron Loup: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Sam Bachman: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Austin Warren: 60 Day IL (Elbow), José Quijada: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Kyren Paris: 60 Day IL (Thumb), Taylor Ward: 60 Day IL (Face), Mike Trout: 60 Day IL (Hand), Gio Urshela: 60 Day IL (Pelvis), Anthony Rendon: 60 Day IL (Shin), Luis Rengifo: 60 Day IL (Biceps), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
    • Athletics: Austin Pruitt: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Angel Felipe: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Zach Jackson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), James Kaprielian: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Freddy Tarnok: 60 Day IL (Calf), Sean Newcomb: 60 Day IL (Knee), Drew Rucinski: 60 Day IL (Illness), Richard Lovelady: 60 Day IL (Arm), Yacksel Ríos: 60 Day IL (Finger), Seth Brown: day-to-day (Oblique), Tony Kemp: day-to-day (Ankle)

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