Dodgers vs Athletics: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 7, 2021

Written By Staff on April 7, 2021 - Last Updated on April 8, 2021

Sportsbooks give the Los Angeles Dodgers (5-1) the edge ( moneyline odds) to add to their five-game road winning streak when they play the Oakland Athletics (0-6) ( moneyline odds) on Wednesday at 3:37 PM ET. Trevor Bauer starts for Los Angeles, and Jesus Luzardo is Oakland’s choice to start.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 6, 2021, 9:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Dodgers vs Athletics Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Bauer (LAD) Pitcher Luzardo (OAK)
1 – 0 W/L 0 – 2
6.1 IP 5.0
5.68 ERA 9.00
0.790 WHIP 1.800
14.2 K/9 14.4
2.8 BB/9 1.8

Dodgers Probable Starter Trevor Bauer

  • The Dodgers were favored on the moneyline for one Bauer start this season — they won.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 7, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Athletics Stats vs Bauer

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Elvis Andrus 15 .267 4 0 0 .312 .645
Jed Lowrie 13 .077 1 0 0 .077 .231
Mitch Moreland 12 .250 3 1 2 .250 .833
Tony Kemp 9 .111 1 0 0 .200 .311
Matt Olson 9 .222 2 0 0 .222 .555
Stephen Piscotty 7 .143 1 0 0 .333 .619
Matt Chapman 6 .333 2 0 2 .500 1.000
Ramón Laureano 5 .000 0 0 0 .167 .167
Mark Canha 3 .333 1 1 2 .333 1.666

Athletics Probable Starter Jesús Luzardo

  • This will be his first start this season with his team as the moneyline underdog.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 7, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Dodgers Stats vs Luzardo

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Will Smith 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.500
Mookie Betts 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Cody Bellinger 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 3.000
Max Muncy 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Chris Taylor 1 .000 0 0 1 .500 .500
Justin Turner 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
AJ Pollock 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Dodgers Betting Trends

  • Last season the Dodgers scored the most runs in baseball (349 total, 5.8 per game).
  • The Dodgers finished 41-17 in games they were favored on the moneyline last season (winning 70.7% of those games).
  • When it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -167 or shorter, Los Angeles had a 28-13 record (winning 68.3% of its games).
  • Los Angeles played in 58 games with a set over/under, and combined with its opponents to go over the total 27 times (27-29-2).
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Athletics Betting Trends

  • Last season, the Athletics won four out of the 11 games, or 36.4%, in which they were the underdog.
  • Oakland had a record of 1-2 when they were set as an underdog of +145 or more by bookmakers last season.
  • Oakland and its opponents went over the total last season in 23 of their 56 opportunities.

Dodgers Players to Watch

  • Corey Seager racked up a batting average of .307, with 15 home runs and 41 runs batted in last season.
  • Seager ranked 14th in hits (65), 15th in HR (15), 15th in RBI (41), and 18th in BA (.307) among qualified batters in MLB.
  • Mookie Betts had nine doubles, a triple, 16 home runs and 23 walks while batting .292.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB play, Betts’ 64 hits ranked 17th, his 16 HR ranked seventh, and his 39 RBI ranked 21st.

Dodgers Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Mookie Betts 219 .292 47 16 39 .363 .925
Cody Bellinger 213 .239 33 12 30 .328 .783
Corey Seager 212 .307 38 15 41 .358 .943
Max Muncy 203 .192 36 12 27 .325 .714
A.J. Pollock 196 .276 30 16 34 .311 .877
Chris Taylor 185 .270 30 8 32 .366 .842
Justin Turner 150 .307 26 4 23 .400 .860
Will Smith 114 .289 23 8 25 .397 .976
Austin Barnes 86 .244 14 1 9 .353 .667
Edwin Ríos 76 .250 13 8 17 .301 .946

Athletics Players to Watch

  • Mitch Moreland finished last season with a .265 batting average while adding 10 home runs and 29 RBI.
  • Mark Canha hit .246 with an OBP of .384 and a slugging percentage of .408.
  • Among qualified hitters, Canha ranked 17th in OBP in the league.

Athletics Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Matt Olson 210 .195 28 14 42 .305 .729
Mark Canha 191 .246 32 5 33 .384 .792
Ramón Laureano 183 .213 27 6 25 .338 .704
Stephen Piscotty 159 .226 17 5 29 .271 .629
Matt Chapman 142 .232 22 10 25 .276 .811
Mitch Moreland 136 .265 22 10 29 .333 .884
Sean Murphy 116 .233 21 7 14 .364 .821
Elvis Andrus 103 .194 11 3 7 .252 .582
Tony Kemp 93 .247 15 0 4 .363 .664
Seth Brown 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

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