Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics - 10/3/22 MLB Picks and Prediction
Oakland Athletics (57-102) vs Los Angeles Angels (73-86)
Game Info: Monday, October 3, 2022 at 9:40 pm (Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum)
Adrian Martinez (4-6) (6.08) vs Patrick Sandoval (6-9) (2.96)
Betting Odds: Oakland Athletics +157 / Los Angeles Angels -171 --- Over/Under: 7 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels do battle Monday night in a MLB contest at Oakland Coliseum. The Los Angeles Angels look to build on their 7-game winning streak. The Oakland Athletics need a win after losing 8 of their last 10 games.
The Los Angeles Angels have scored 15 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 8 of their last 9 games. The Angels have won 6 straight games when scoring 4 or more runs. Shohei Ohtani leads the Angels with 158 hits and 94 RBI, while Taylor Ward and Luis Rengifo have combined for 265 hits and 116 RBI. Patrick Sandoval gets the ball, and he is 6-9 with a 3.03 ERA and 145 strikeouts this season. Sandoval is 2-3 with a 2.13 ERA and 31 strikeouts in his career against the Athletics.
The Oakland Athletics have scored 12 runs in their last 3 games and 3 or fewer runs in 6 of their last 9 games. The Athletics have lost 6 straight games when scoring 3 or fewer runs. Sean Murphy leads the Athletics with 130 hits and 66 RBI, while Tony Kemp and Seth Brown have combined for 226 hits and 114 RBI. Adrian Martinez gets the ball, and he is 4-6 with a 6.08 ERA and 48 strikeouts this season. This will be Martinez’s second career game against the Angels.
The Angels are 3-7 in their last 10 road games and 7-0 in their last 7 overall. The Athletics are 22-49 in their last 71 home games and 16-36 in their last 52 overall. The under is 5-1 in Angels last 6 overall. The under is 5-1 in Athletics last 6 overall. The Angels are 5-0 in the last 5 meetings in Oakland and 6-0 in the last 6 meetings.
The Los Angeles Angels are coming off a really strong week when the offense caught fire and Patrick Sandoval has been solid this season. The Oakland Athletics look like a team that's ready for the offseason and their offense has laid eggs time and time again. Adrian Martinez has a 6.08 ERA and 1.48 WHIP on the season. I have no choice but to ride the hot hand with the Angels, and I'll lay the RL for max betting value.