Dodgers vs. A's Wednesday Prediction

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Oakland A's, 8/8/2018 Prediction & Odds

After combing for just six runs on Tuesday night, will the L.A. Dodgers and Oakland A's bust out their bats on Wednesday night or will tonight also fall under?

Game Snapshot & Odds

977 Los Angeles Dodgers (-170) at 978 Oakland A's (+150); 7.5 runs

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

10:05 p.m. ET, Oakland Coliseum

TV: LAD (SNLA); OAK (CSCA)

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Public Betting Trends

Oddsmakers from online sportsbooks currently list the Dodgers as a -170 favorite. As of this writing, 67% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Dodgers to beat the A's on the moneyline. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on this game.

Dodgers' Kershaw strikes out seven in win over Brewers

Clayton Kershaw allowed two runs on five hits over six innings in Thursday's win over the Brewers. Nothing spectacular, here, but Kershaw got the job done well enough. He finished his evening's work having struck out seven and walked two while throwing 98 pitches (67 strikes) across six frames. Christian Yelich scored both of the runs on the ace southpaw's line, touching home on a wild pitch in the first inning and later touching up Kershaw for a solo home run in the fifth inning. With this one in the books, Kershaw will bring a 2.55 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 98/19 K/BB ratio (95 1/3 Inning) into a road date with the A's when he next summits the mound.

Fiers to make A's debut on Wednesday

Mike Fiers will make his A's debut on Wednesday in Oakland against the visiting Dodgers. Oakland acquired the 33-year-old right-hander in a waiver trade on Monday from the Tigers after nearly landing him on the day of the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. Fiers had a 3.48 ERA, 1.235 WHIP, and 87/26 K/BB ratio in 119 innings (21 starts) this season with Detroit. He'll continue to have fantasy streaming appeal in the right matchups with his new team.

MLB Betting Trends

Los Angeles

The Dodgers are 63-20 in Kershaw's last 83 starts overall.

Oakland

The A's are 14-3 in their last 17 home games.

Prediction:

The under is 6-1-1 in the last eight meetings between these two teams in Oakland and is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings overall. The under is also a perfect 4-0 in the A's last four home games, is 4-0 in their last four games overall, and is 4-0 in their last four games versus the National League West. On the other side, the under is 8-2 in the Dodgers' last 11 interleague games, is 5-2 in Kershaw's last seven road starts and is 4-0 in L.A.'s last four road games.

 

The Pick: Dodgers/A's under 7.5

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