Angels Vs Athletics: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 2, 2022

Written By Staff on August 2, 2022

The Los Angeles Angels (43-59) host the Oakland Athletics (38-65) in AL West play on Tuesday at 9:38 PM ET. Los Angeles (-123 to win) has Jose Suarez starting things off, and Oakland (+103) counters Cole Irvin.

The betting insights in this article are based off odds valid as of August 2, 2022 at 9:38 PM ET.

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Angels vs Athletics Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Suarez (LAA) Pitcher Irvin (OAK)
2 – 4 W/L 6 – 7
50.1 IP 109.1
5.01 ERA 3.05
1.490 WHIP 1.043
8.6 K/9 6.1
4.1 BB/9 1.7

Angels Probable Starter José Suarez

  • The Angels will send Suarez (2-4) out for his 11th start of the season. He is 2-4 with a 5.01 ERA and 48 strikeouts through 50 1/3 innings pitched.
  • His last time out came on Wednesday, July 27 against the Kansas City Royals, when the lefty threw 5 2/3 scoreless innings while giving up three hits.
  • In 12 games this season, the 24-year-old has amassed a 5.01 ERA and 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .261 to opposing hitters.
  • Suarez has not registered a quality start on the season.
  • He meets an Athletics offense that ranks 29th in the league with 355 runs while batting .215 as a unit. It has a collective .348 slugging percentage (29th in MLB play) and has hit a total of 90 home runs (25th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 2, 2022 at 9:38 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Athletics Stats vs Suarez

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Tony Kemp 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Stephen Piscotty 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Stephen Vogt 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Athletics Probable Starter Cole Irvin

  • The Athletics will hand the ball to Irvin (6-7) for his 19th start of the season.
  • The left-hander gave up two earned runs in 7 2/3 innings pitched on Wednesday in his last outing, a matchup with the Houston Astros.
  • The 28-year-old has pitched in 18 games this season with an ERA of 3.05, a 3.524 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.043.
  • He’s going for his sixth quality start in a row.
  • The Angels are batting .228 this season, 26th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .379 (24th in the league) with 111 home runs.
  • The 28-year-old’s 3.05 ERA ranks 22nd, 1.043 WHIP ranks 18th, and 6.1 K/9 ranks 62nd among qualified pitchers in the majors this campaign.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 2, 2022 at 9:38 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Angels Stats vs Irvin

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Shohei Ohtani 19 .316 6 2 3 .316 1.053
Kurt Suzuki 15 .267 4 1 1 .267 .734
Phil Gosselin 15 .200 3 0 2 .200 .400
David Fletcher 12 .583 7 0 4 .643 1.393
Jared Walsh 11 .091 1 1 1 .167 .531
Brandon Marsh 11 .364 4 0 1 .364 .728
Luis Rengifo 5 .400 2 0 0 .500 .900
Taylor Ward 5 .600 3 0 1 .667 1.267
Andrew Velazquez 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Max Stassi 3 .333 1 0 1 .333 .666

Angels Betting Trends

  • The Angels have been the moneyline favorite 63 total times this season. They’ve gone 34-29 in those games.
  • In games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -123 or shorter, Los Angeles has a record of 27-23 (54%).
  • Based on this game’s moneyline, the Angels have an implied win probability of 55.2%.
  • Los Angeles has played in 102 games with a set over/under, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 45 times (45-52-5).
  • The Angels have put together a 46-56-0 record ATS this season.
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Athletics Betting Trends

  • The Athletics have entered the game as underdogs 90 times this season and won 34, or 37.8%, of those games.
  • This season, Oakland has won 29 of its 84 games, or 34.5%, when they’re the underdog by at least +103 on the moneyline.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 49.3% chance of a victory for the Athletics.
  • Oakland’s games have gone over the total in 44 of their 104 chances.
  • The Athletics are 52-52-0 against the spread in their 104 chances this season.

Angels Players to Watch

  • Shohei Ohtani has a team-best .495 slugging percentage, while hitting .255 with 16 doubles, three triples, 22 home runs and 52 walks.
  • Among qualified hitters in baseball, Ohtani ranks 76th in batting average, 38th in on-base percentage, and 24th in slugging.
  • Ohtani enters this game on a two-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .235 with a triple, a home run, five walks and four RBI.
  • Taylor Ward has a .370 OBP to pace his team. He has 11 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs and 41 walks while hitting .276.
  • Ward currently ranks 42nd in batting average, 16th in on base percentage, and 39th in slugging among qualifying batters.
  • Jared Walsh is hitting .229 with 17 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs and 19 walks.
  • Luis Rengifo is batting .275 with 12 doubles, three triples, five home runs and 13 walks.
  • Rengifo brings a four-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .350 with two doubles, a triple, a walk and four RBI.

Angels Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Shohei Ohtani 368 .255 58 22 62 .353 .848
Jared Walsh 353 .229 36 13 41 .275 .674
Brandon Marsh 292 .226 34 8 37 .284 .637
Taylor Ward 283 .276 48 13 35 .370 .836
Luis Rengifo 240 .275 21 5 22 .320 .732
Andrew Velazquez 239 .176 25 5 22 .219 .483
Max Stassi 216 .213 24 6 21 .305 .648
Jo Adell 123 .236 6 3 13 .288 .654
Kurt Suzuki 102 .186 8 2 11 .263 .547
Phil Gosselin 48 .188 6 0 1 .235 .464

Athletics Players to Watch

  • Sean Murphy has an OPS of .737, fueled by an OBP of .314 to go with a slugging percentage of .423. All three of those stats rank first among Oakland hitters this season.
  • Among all qualified hitters in the majors, Murphy’s batting average ranks 114th, his on-base percentage is 103rd, and he is 75th in slugging percentatge.
  • Elvis Andrus has collected 77 hits this season to earn an on-base percentage of .305.
  • Among all qualifying hitters, Andrus is 106th in batting average, 114th in on-base percentage and 120th in slugging percentage.
  • Seth Brown leads Oakland with 72 hits. He is batting .232 this season and 35 of his hits have gone for extra bases.
  • Ramon Laureano is batting .226 with a .310 OBP and 23 RBI for Oakland this season.

Athletics Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Sean Murphy 336 .238 43 12 41 .314 .737
Elvis Andrus 321 .240 38 7 28 .305 .682
Tony Kemp 313 .214 32 4 21 .287 .594
Seth Brown 311 .232 34 15 44 .281 .728
Ramón Laureano 265 .226 40 11 23 .310 .718
Chad Pinder 247 .243 26 9 33 .268 .677
Nick Allen 122 .197 12 1 7 .258 .528
Stephen Piscotty 108 .213 12 5 14 .275 .664
Stephen Vogt 88 .159 10 5 12 .230 .560
Vimael Machin 72 .181 5 1 4 .247 .483

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