Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Dodgers


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Today’s matchup is between the Oakland Athletics (33-21) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (39-16). The Athletics have won 3 of their last 5 games while the Dodgers have won 4 of their last 5 games.

The Athletics are starting Mike Fiers (RHP), who is 6-2 in 10 starts, pitching a 4.67 ERA, 4.84 FIP, .326 wOBA, K% of 14.5%, BB% of 6.4%, 88.5 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.39 WHIP in 54 innings pitched.

The Dodgers are starting Walker Buehler (RHP), who is 1-0 in 7 starts with a 3.86 ERA, 4.77 FIP, .270 wOBA, K% of 26.9%, BB% of 7.5%, 89.8 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.01 WHIP in 32.2 innings pitched.

The Athletics are the 3rd best in the Majors in Relieving Pitching (WAR) while the Dodgers are 4th.

On the hitting side, the Athletics have a .315 wOBA and a .323 OBP. The Dodgers have a .339 wOBA and a .348 OBP. The Athletics have 65 HRs this season while the Dodgers have 104 HRs.

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been much better vs right handed pitchers this season than the Oakland Athletics who are sporting a .226 batting average vs the Dodgers .261 batting average.

  • Oakland are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
  • Oakland are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games against LA Dodgers.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Oakland's last 12 games against an opponent in the National League.
  • LA Dodgers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
  • LA Dodgers are 13-4 SU in their last 17 games at home.
  • LA Dodgers are 13-7 SU in their last 20 games this season.