Predictions for Orioles vs. Athletics: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – July 5

Friday’s contest that pits the Baltimore Orioles (55-32) against the Oakland Athletics (33-56) at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum is expected to be a close matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 5-4 in favor of the Orioles. First pitch is at 9:40 PM ET on July 5.

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Orioles vs. Athletics Matchup Info

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Orioles vs. Athletics Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Orioles 5, Athletics 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs

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Orioles vs. Athletics Betting Lines

Orioles vs Athletics Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Orioles -167 +140 8.5 -118 -102

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Orioles Betting Insights

  • Baltimore has come away with 43 wins in the 69 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season.
  • The Orioles have a win-loss record of 16-6 when favored by -167 or better by sportsbooks this year.
  • Baltimore and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 43 of 86 opportunities.
  • The Orioles were the moneyline favorite in 11 of their past 15 games, and they went 4-7 in those matchups.
  • In its past 15 outings, Baltimore and its opponents combined to hit the over nine times (all 15 of the games had set totals).

Athletics Betting Insights

  • Oakland has been the moneyline underdog 80 total times this season. It has gone 26-54 in those games.
  • The Athletics are 13-33 (winning just 28.3% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +140 or longer.
  • Oakland has played in 89 games with a set over/under, and it has combined with its opponents to go over the total 39 times (39-48-2).
  • In 14 games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Athletics had a record of 6-8.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Oakland and its opponents are 6-9-0 in its past 15 games with a total.

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Orioles vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

Orioles’ Starting Pitcher: Albert Suarez

  • The 34-year-old has pitched in 17 games this season with an ERA of 2.43, a 2.05 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.247.
  • When Albert Suarez starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 4-2.
  • Suarez’s team has won six of his 10 starts.
  • Games Suarez has started this season hit the over two times in 10 chances.

Athletics’ Starting Pitcher: Hogan Harris

  • The 27-year-old has amassed an ERA of 3.18, with 7.0 strikeouts per nine innings in eight games this season. Opponents are hitting .250 against him.
  • The Athletics have a 2-4 record in Harris’ six starts this season when they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Harris’ team has put together a 2-4 record in his six starts.
  • Harris’ starts hit the over on the run total three times in six games with a set total this season.

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Orioles’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 55-32
Home 29-17
Road 26-15
One-Run Games 9-11
Scoring 5+ Runs 38-5

Athletics’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 33-56
Home 21-23
Road 12-33
One-Run Games 12-16
Scoring 5+ Runs 19-6

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