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The Boston Red Sox are watching and waiting, and they’ll be intently trying to figure out who is going to take down the last spot in the ALCS. The Sox will face off with the winner of the game between the Detroit Tigers and the Oakland Athletics, who will meet in Game 5 of the ALDS on Thursday night.
The Detroit Tigers know that they need to fend off elimination on Tuesday night at Comerica Park, and they are going to be asked to do so against an Oakland Athletics team that is playing with its hair on fire.
The Detroit Tigers have jumped out to a 1-0 series lead in the best-of-five ALDS. Can they essentially stick a fork in the Oakland Athletics on Saturday and take a 2-0 series lead back to Comerica Park on Monday? The Tigers are the slight favorites on the MLB betting lines and we’ll find out if they can pull it off at 9:00 ET on Saturday.
The final LDS series gets started on Friday night at the O.co Coliseum, where the Oakland Athletics are hoping to exact a measure of revenge against the Detroit Tigers. These two are going to meet at 9:35 at night on Friday, and it should be a doozy of a duel in the Golden State.
We’re about set to enter the postseason, and before we do, we are going to be taking one last look at the 10 teams that are in the playoffs and how they stacked up against each other from a monetary standpoint this year.
Little known fact: Over 29% of all MLB games are decided by a single run! All too often, when we see a team’s moneyline record, it doesn’t necessarily correspond with its record on the run-line, and the differences have the tendency of being quite drastic. Join us today, as we dissect how some of the best teams have done in baseball on the run-line thus far in the 2013 MLB betting campaign.
The Baltimore Orioles are playing for their lives right now, and they look the part of a desperate team. They’ll take on the Oakland Athletics, who are fighting for their own place in the AL playoff chase as well.
The trade deadline has come and gone, and there are a number of teams that are really going to be under the gun in the last two months of the season. Join us today at Bang the Book, as we look at some of the best teams that have been protecting their home turf this season.
The Los Angeles Angels were supposed to be contending for a World Series this year. Instead, they can’t get back to .500. Oakland is the surprising team atop the AL West for a second straight season. The Angels and Athletics will start at just past noon local time in this Saturday afternoon matchup. Let’s take a closer look at this contest.
Pitching has been at a premium so far in this three-game interleague clash with Oakland coming away with back-to-back 2-1 victories as a slight road favorite on Monday and Tuesday night. The total stayed well UNDER a 7.5-line in both contests and it has now stayed UNDER in five its last seven games. The Athletics have gone 7-3 in their last 10 games and they are a half-game ahead of Texas in the AL West at 54-37 overall. They are 26-23 on the road this year.