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Oakland Athletics host Los Angeles Dodgers in baseball action

Los Angeles DodgersOakland Athletics
June 21, 3:35 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Oakland Athletics Odds

42-27TEAM RECORD33-36

The Athletics will be trying to slam their rivals from the other league on Thursday, as the Los Angeles Dodgers visit in inter-league play at O.co Coliseum.

Travis Blackley gets the call for the Oakland Athletics and he will try to build on a 1-2 mark. In the other dugout, Clayton Kershaw brings a 5-3 ledger to the game for the Dodgers as he tries to quiet the Athletics bats.

View LA Dodgers vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Oakland opened as +135 moneyline underdogs in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 6.5.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 12-ranked Athletics and the National League No. 1-rated Dodgers in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Oakland owns the No. 14 ranking for hits in the American League at 7.6 per game. By contrast, the Dodgers are rated No. 7 in the same category at 8.6 per game.

Oakland owns the American League's No. 2 defense, allowing 3.8 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles' National League No. 2-rated defense.

Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Athletics on June 20. Bettors who backed the Athletics at -133 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Los Angeles looks to rebound from a loss to the Athletics, who beat them 4-1 on Wednesday behind a start from Tom Milone at O.co Coliseum.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing Oakland are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing LA Dodgers are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Dodgers at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers' last 8 games
LA Dodgers are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Oakland is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
Oakland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Oakland is 13-4 SU in their last 17 games when playing LA Dodgers

Next up:
LA Dodgers at LA Angels, Friday, June 22
Oakland home to San Francisco, Friday, June 22