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June 19, 10:05 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Oakland Athletics Odds

42-25TEAM RECORD31-36

Inter-league play resumes on Tuesday as the Athletics take on the Dodgers at O.co Coliseum in a key battle on the odds menu.

The match puts starter Aaron Harang for the Dodgers on the hill facing Brandon McCarthy for the Athletics. Harang brings a 5-3 mark to the game, while McCarthy is 5-3 to date on the season.

View LA Dodgers vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Athletics in this one will find them as -115 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 7 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 1-rated Dodgers taking on the American League's No. 12-rated Athletics in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Oakland has the American League's No. 14-rated offensive output, at 7.6 hits per game. The Dodgers average 8.8 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the National League list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Oakland has the American League's No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Dodgers own the National League's No. 2 mark in runs allowed.

The Dodgers were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -130 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. Los Angeles hopes solid pitching and defense that led to their last victory - a 12-strikeout performance from Chris Capuano - will prevail again after their 2-1 victory against Chicago at Dodger Stadium.

In their last action, Oakland was a 2-1 loser at home against the Padres. Bettors on San Diego at +127 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Athletics endured a 2-1 loss at the hands of the Padres on Sunday, with Bartolo Colon throwing 2 innings of 1-hit ball at O.co Coliseum.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 7-3
After playing San Diego are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Dodgers at Athletics trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games
Oakland is 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Oakland is 11-4 SU in their last 15 games when playing LA Dodgers

Next up:
LA Dodgers at Oakland, Wednesday, June 20

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