It will be an American League West contest late night as the LA Angels will continue their series against the Oakland Athletics from Major League Baseball action on Tuesday night September 17th. The Angels and Athletics will get things started from Oakland at 10PM Eastern Time and you can watch all of the action on the MLB Extra Innings channel. Check out the MLB betting odds at Bovada sportsbook.
The MLB odds from this AL West game have the home team Oakland Athletics favored by -155 odds with the return on the road underdog LA Angels at +140 odds. The run total is lined at 7 ½ runs. Those who play on the Oakland Athletics on the run line and lay the -1 ½ runs will get back +140 odds. Those who prefer to get the +1 ½ run head start with the LA Angels will lay –160 odds for a run line wager.
The Angels took game one of this series as the team defeats the Athletics 12-1 in the league opener. Despite being out of the playoffs for some time the Angels have not given up and has won three straight and six of their past seven games. In the playoff standings the Oakland Athletics hold a 6 ½ game lead over the Texas Rangers with just 12 games remaining on their schedule. They hold an 8 game lead for a playoff berth so really no sense of urgency at this moment for the Athletics who are in great position for a division title in the waning days of the regular season. It appears the Angels are in quest for a winning record as the team sits at 73-77 on this season and is a winning ball club on the road with a 38-37 record.
The pitching matchups for Tuesday will feature right hander Garrett Richards on the hill for the Angels as he will oppose righty Sonny Gray for the Oakland Athletics. Richards is in good form right now as he has allowed just five earned runs total over his past three starts working a total of 18 2/3rd innings. Two of those starts came against playoff contending teams in the Texas Rangers and Tampa Bay Rays. The Angels hit right handers this season as the club has a team batting average of .265 on the season.
With our free MLB pick for Tuesday we will play on the LA Angels at +140 odds at the sports book.