At Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on Friday, the Oakland Athletics (33-56) begin a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles (55-32), at 9:40 PM ET.

The Athletics are an underdog (+154 on the moneyline to win) when they host the Orioles (-184). The Baltimore Orioles will give the start to Albert Suarez (4-2, 2.43 ERA), who is looking for win No. 5 on the season, and the Athletics will counter with Hogan Harris (1-2, 3.18 ERA).

Yesterday, the Athletics knocked off the Angels 5-0. JP Sears was the winning pitcher after he went five innings without giving up an earned run on two hits, while striking out six. Lawrence Butler led the Athletics’ offense, going 1-for-3 with a home run and an RBI.

Prepare for the Orioles vs. Athletics with what you need to know ahead of Friday’s game, including viewing options.

Baltimore Orioles vs. Oakland Athletics odds and betting lines

MLB odds courtesy of BetMGM Sportsbook. Odds updated Friday at 9:16 AM ET. For a full list of sports betting odds, access USA TODAY Sports Betting Scores Odds Hub.

  • Favorite: Orioles (-184, bet $184 to win $100)
  • Underdog: Athletics (+154, bet $100 to win $154)
  • Over/under: 8.5

Orioles vs. Athletics: Live streaming info & game time

  • Game Day: Friday, July 5, 2024
  • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
  • TV Channel: MASN
  • Live Stream: Fubo (Watch for free)

Orioles stats and trends

Orioles betting records

  • The Orioles have entered the game as favorites 67 times this season and won 42, or 62.7%, of those games.
  • Baltimore is 8-3 this season when entering a game favored by -184 or more on the moneyline.
  • The Orioles have a 64.8% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Games involving Baltimore have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 44 of 86 chances this season.
  • The Orioles are 48-38-0 against the spread this season.

Albert Suarez (Orioles probable starter)

  • Suarez (4-2 with a 2.43 ERA and 45 strikeouts in 59 1/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Orioles, his 11th of the season.
  • In his most recent time out on Friday against the Texas Rangers, the right-hander threw six scoreless innings while surrendering three hits.
  • The 34-year-old has amassed a 2.43 ERA and 6.8 strikeouts per nine innings in 17 games this season, while allowing a batting average of .236 to his opponents.
  • Suarez has recorded one quality start this year.
  • Suarez is aiming for his third straight appearance lasting five or more innings. He averages 3.5 frames per appearance on the mound.
  • He has made 11 appearances this season in which he did not allow an earned run.
  • He will face off against an Athletics offense that ranks 27th in MLB with 652 total hits (on a .221 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .374 (21st in MLB) with 102 total home runs (seventh in MLB).
  • Suarez has a 9 ERA and a 2 WHIP against the Athletics this season in four innings pitched, allowing a .368 batting average over one appearance.

Orioles batting stats

  • The Orioles lead Major League Baseball in home runs with 142.
  • Fueled by 315 extra-base hits, Baltimore leads MLB with a .459 slugging percentage this season.
  • The Orioles have a team batting average of .254 this season, which ranks sixth among MLB teams.
  • Baltimore leads MLB with 447 runs scored this season.
  • The Orioles have the 13th-best on-base percentage in MLB this season (.315).
  • Baltimore ranks 11th with an average of 8.1 strikeouts per game.

Athletics stats and trends

Athletics betting records

  • The Athletics have come away with 25 wins in the 79 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • This year, Oakland has won 10 of 30 games when listed as at least +154 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Athletics have an implied victory probability of 39.4% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.
  • Oakland and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 38 of its 89 opportunities.
  • The Athletics have posted a record of 45-44-0 against the spread this season.

Hogan Harris (Athletics probable starter)

  • The Athletics are sending Harris (1-2) to the mound to make his seventh start of the season. He is 1-2 with a 3.18 ERA and 31 strikeouts through 39 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The lefty last appeared on Saturday against the Arizona Diamondbacks, when he went 3 1/3 innings, allowing three earned runs while giving up 10 hits.
  • The 27-year-old has an ERA of 3.18, with 7.0 strikeouts per nine innings in eight games this season. Opponents are hitting .250 against him.
  • Harris has two quality starts under his belt this year.
  • Harris has put up six starts this year where he pitched five or more innings.
  • In two of his appearances this season he has not surrender an earned run.
  • He will face an Orioles offense that ranks first in the league with 447 total runs scored while batting .254 as a squad. His opponent has a collective .459 slugging percentage (first in MLB action) and has hit a total of 142 home runs (first in the league).

Athletics batting stats

  • The Athletics are seventh in MLB action with 102 home runs. They average 1.1 per game.
  • So far this year, Oakland is 21st in baseball with a .374 slugging percentage.
  • The Athletics have the third-worst batting average in the league (.221).
  • The offense for Oakland is No. 28 in MLB play scoring 3.6 runs per game (323 total runs).
  • The Athletics are 27th in the majors with a .294 on-base percentage.
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