For a while, the Athletics had been a solid contender going 96-71 in 2012, 98-69 in 2013, and then the betting public got excited about them right when their run stopped. They’re 42-51 this season drawing a pretty decent profit if you’ve been fading them.
Today the A’s are Favorites. They just won a game as Favorites and now they’re Favorited again. This has been a terrible spot to bet since August 1st, 2014 (when they started to lose their touch) going 11-27 (28.9%, -30.17 units, +70.0% roi to fade).
Here is the sdql for that:
t:team=Athletics and F and p:F and p:W and date>20140801