Los Angeles Dodgers at Oakland Athletics 8/7/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Rich Hill vs. Sean Manaea
Oakland Coliseum is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Rich Hill for the Dodgers and Sean Manaea for the Athletics.
Los Angeles opens at -105 while Oakland opens at -105. The Dodgers have a 49-57-7 over/under record and a 49-64-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 57-56-0 against the run line and have a 53-52-8 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 49-57-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 49-64-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 53-52-8 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 57-56-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
08/06/18 LF Matt Kemp Ankle is "?" Tuesday vs Oakland Athletics
08/06/18 RF Yasiel Puig Oblique is "?" Tuesday vs Oakland Athletics
08/04/18 P Alex Wood Hamstring 10-day DL (08/04)
08/04/18 P Erik Goeddel Side 10-day DL (08/03)
08/02/18 2B Chase Utley Wrist 10-day DL (08/02)
07/31/18 P Ross Stripling Toe 10-day DL (07/31)
07/07/18 P Yimi Garcia Forearm 10-day DL (07/04)
06/28/18 P Josh Fields Shoulder 10-day DL (06/28)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
06/08/18 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day DL (06/07)
05/03/18 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Groin 60-day DL (05/03)
05/01/18 SS Corey Seager Elbow is out for season
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
08/06/18 SS Chad Pinder Elbow 10-day DL (07/29); expected to be activated Tuesday vs Los Angeles Dodgers
08/06/18 LF Jake Smolinski Blood Clot 60-day DL (08/05)
07/25/18 P Kendall Graveman Elbow is out for season
07/14/18 P Andrew Triggs Forearm 60-day DL (05/18)
07/08/18 P Paul Blackburn Elbow 10-day DL (07/07)
07/07/18 RF Matt Joyce Back 10-day DL (07/05)
06/26/18 P Daniel Mengden Foot 10-day DL (06/24)
06/08/18 CF Boog Powell Knee 60-day DL (04/07)
06/06/18 P Daniel Gossett Elbow 60-day DL (06/04)
03/26/18 P Jharel Cotton Elbow 60-day DL (03/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 62-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rich Hill has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 3.63 and a WHIP of 1.29 this year. He has 81 strikeouts over his 74.1 innings pitched and he's given up 70 hits. He's allowed 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 365 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 438 hitters and walked 159 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.53. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 909 base hits and 403 earned runs. They have allowed 125 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 312 batters and struck out 1,079. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 3.68.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .242, good for 23rd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Matt Kemp is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 101 hits this season in 349 at bats with 64 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .490 and an OPS+ of 121. Manny Machado is hitting .309 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .386. He has totaled 134 hits and he has driven in 70 men in 433 at bats. His OPS+ is 156 while his slugging percentage is at .552. The Dodgers have 929 hits, including 202 doubles and 155 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 435 times so far this season and they have struck out 982 times as a unit. They have left 774 men on base and have a team OPS of .752. They score 4.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 537 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 67-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.38, Sean Manaea has a 10-7 record and a 1.01 WHIP this season. He has 98 strikeouts over the 141.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 117 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.31 and they have given up 348 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 411 batters and walked 156 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.84. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 934 base knocks and 438 earned runs this season. They have given up 128 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 328 hitters and struck out 861 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.17.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 13th in the league. The Athletics hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Jed Lowrie comes into this matchup batting .267 with an OBP of .347. He has 112 hits this year along with 68 RBI in 419 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .458 with an OPS+ of 124. Marcus Semien is hitting .257 this season and he has an OBP of .317. He has collected 116 hits in 451 at bats while driving in 39 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .368. The Athletics as a unit have 968 base hits, including 218 doubles and 153 homers. Oakland has walked 375 times this year and they have struck out on 963 occasions. They have had 762 men left on base and have an OPS of .752. They have scored 4.76 runs per game and totaled 538 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Athletics -105
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