AL West Betting Roundup: May 15

Outside of the typically-excellent Texas Rangers, the AL West has dramatically underperformed so far this season. The Los Angeles Angels, who landed splashy free agent Josh Hamilton in the offseason, are 15-24 and ten games back from the division lead. The Houston Astros and Seattle Mariners continue their perennial struggles as well, and the division’s second best team, the Oakland A’s, are 20-21 and six games back from Texas. Let’s take a look at all the gambling action around the division today and see if Texas will grow their lead even more.

All betting trends and statistics come courtesy of OddsShark.com:

Texas Rangers: -122 Moneyline Favorites

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 7-3
After playing Oakland are 2-8
After a win are 6-4

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 2-8
After playing Texas are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few Rangers at Athletics trends to consider:
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas’ last 7 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland’s last 7 games at home
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Texas
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland’s last 7 games when playing at home against Texas

 

Los Angeles Angels: -107 Moneyline Favorites

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 7-3
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After playing Kansas City are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few Royals at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City’s last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
Kansas City is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels’ last 7 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 13 of LA Angels’ last 19 games at home
LA Angels are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games
LA Angels are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing Kansas City

 

New York Yankees: -117 Moneyline Favorites

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 7-3
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few Mariners at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Seattle’s last 9 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle’s last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle’s last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
Seattle is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games on the road
NY Yankees are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees’ last 5 games
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Yankees’ last 9 games when playing Seattle

 

Detroit Tigers: -300 Moneyline Favorites

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-9
Before playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Houston are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

A few Astros at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Houston’s last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 6 games when playing Detroit
Houston is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
Detroit is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
Detroit is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games

 

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