Tom Milone faces Nathan Eovaldi in MLB odds action
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Oakland Athletics Odds
Inter-league play resumes on Wednesday as the Athletics take on the Dodgers at O.co Coliseum in a key battle on the odds menu.
The Athletics will turn to Tom Milone and his 6-5 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Dodgers send Nathan Eovaldi (0-2) to the hill.
If you're going with the Athletics in this one, they're listed as moneyline underdogs of +100 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Athletics at No. 12 in the American League and the Dodgers at No. 1 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oakland's No. 14-rated American League offense, averaging 3.8 runs per game, against a Dodgers defense that ranks No. 2 in the National League at 3.5 in runs allowed per game. The Athletics have averaged 7.5 hits per game so far, less than Dodgers batters have averaged on the year (8.7 hits per game).
Defensively, Los Angeles features the National League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.2 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the American League at home, scoring 3.6 runs per game.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 3-0 loser as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -133 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Los Angeles didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Brandon McCarthy in a losing cause, 3-0, against Oakland on Tuesday.
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 7-3
After playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Dodgers at Athletics trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 4-12 SU in their last 16 games when playing Oakland
Oakland is 9-1 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Oakland is 12-4 SU in their last 16 games when playing LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers at Oakland, Thursday, June 21