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Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels 5/15/22 MLB Picks, Predictions, Odds

Los Angeles Angels (22-13) vs. Oakland Athletics (15-20)
May 15, 2022 4:07 pm EDT
The Line: Oakland Athletics +110 / Los Angeles Angels -130; Over/Under: +7
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The Los Angeles Angels and Oakland Athletics meet Sunday in MLB action at Oakland Coliseum. The Los Angeles Angels look for a win after winning eight of their last 11 games. The Oakland Athletics look for a win after splitting their last 10 games.

The Los Angeles Angels have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Angels have won 12 straight games when scoring four or more runs. Shohei Ohtani leads the Angels with 36 hits and 24 RBI, while Taylor Ward and Mike Trout have combined for 66 hits and 42 RBI. Patrick Sandoval gets the ball, and he is 1-1 with a 2.03 ERA and 27 strikeouts this season. Sandoval is 0-3 with a 1.89 ERA and 16 strikeouts in his career against the Athletics.

The Oakland Athletics have scored five runs in their last three games and three or fewer runs in six of their last 10 games. The Athletics have lost 10 of their last 11 games when scoring three or fewer runs. Sheldon Neuse leads the Athletics with 33 hits and 14 RBI, while Sean Murphy and Tony Kemp have combined for 48 hits and 22 RBI. Frankie Montas gets the ball, and he is 2-3 with a 3.77 ERA and 41 strikeouts this season. Montas is 4-1 with a 2.30 ERA and 65 strikeouts in his career against the Angels.

The Angels are 10-4 in their last 14 road games and 4-0 in their last 4 Sunday games. The Athletics are 1-10 in their last 11 home games and 4-11 in their last 15 overall. The under is 6-2-1 in Angels last 9 road games. The under is 7-1-2 in Athletics last 10 overall. The Angels are 8-21 in the last 29 meetings in Oakland and 16-35 in the last 51 meetings.

Both pitchers have been solid this season, as Patrick Sandoval has allowed six earned runs in 26.2 innings, while Frankie Montas has given up 18 earned runs in 43 innings. You could make a case for the Athletics based on who is on the mound, but the Angels at this cheap of a price is even more attractive. Regardless, the Athletics are a bad baseball team overall and still have major offensive issues. Give me the Angels.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:
Los Angeles Angels -130

Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA.
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