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    Freddie Freeman leads the Los Angeles Dodgers (60-45) into a matchup with the Oakland Athletics (30-78) after he picked up four hits in a 7-3 win over the Athletics. The Dodgers are favored on the moneyline (-303) against the Athletics (+241) in this outing, which starts at 10:10 PM ET on Wednesday. Tony Gonsolin starts for Los Angeles while Oakland will counter with Hogan Harris.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Dodgers vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Wednesday, August 2, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:10 PM ET
    • Location: Los Angeles, California
    • Stadium: Dodger Stadium
    Dodgers vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Dodgers -303 9.5

    How Do I Watch the Dodgers vs. the Athletics?

    • TV Channel: SportsNet LA

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers are second-best in baseball with 169 total home runs.
    • Los Angeles has the 18th-ranked batting average in the majors (.247).
    • The Dodgers are third in baseball with an on-base percentage of .335.
    • Los Angeles strikes out 8.7 times per game, the No. 14 average in the majors.
    • The Dodgers average 1.7 homers per home game this season (86 total at home).
    • Los Angeles is slugging .456 with 3.5 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The club averages 8.3 hits per game and is batting .249 at home this season.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Freeman leads Los Angeles in OBP (.415), slugging percentage (.582) and total hits (141) this season. He has a .337 batting average.
    • Among all qualifying batters in MLB, his batting average ranks second, his on-base percentage ranks fourth, and he is third in slugging.
    • Freeman hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .450 with a double, a walk and three RBI.
    • Mookie Betts is hitting .279 with 27 doubles, a triple, 28 home runs and 65 walks. He’s slugging .568 with an on-base percentage of .383.
    • He ranks 26th in batting average, ninth in on-base percentage and fifth in slugging among qualified hitters.
    • Betts takes an eight-game streak with at least one hit into this one. During his last 10 outings he is batting .225 with four doubles, a home run, nine walks and four RBI.
    • Will Smith has 80 hits this season and has a slash line of .275/.385/.467.
    • Max Muncy is batting .194 with a .325 OBP and 70 RBI for Los Angeles this season.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics have hit 103 homers this season, which ranks 24th in the league.
    • Oakland ranks last in MLB with a team batting average of just .222.
    • The Athletics have an on-base percentage of .301 this season, which ranks 26th in the league.
    • Oakland is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 26th with an average of 9.2 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 58 homers, an average of 1.1 per game, in 54 road contests this season.
    • In 54 road games this season, it is slugging .376 with 139 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .232 with 7.8 base hits per contest.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Brent Rooker has collected 73 hits, a team-high for the Athletics. He’s batting .248 and slugging .483 with an on-base percentage of .340.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, his batting average is 95th, his on-base percentage ranks 55th, and he is 31st in slugging.
    • Rooker heads into this matchup on a five-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .389 with two home runs, two walks and four RBI.
    • Tony Kemp is hitting .215 with 11 doubles, three triples, three home runs and 30 walks. He’s slugging .310 with an on-base percentage of .302.
    • JJ Bleday is batting .208 with 11 doubles, eight home runs and 35 walks.
    • Shea Langeliers is hitting .201 with 14 doubles, three triples, 10 home runs and 23 walks.

    Dodgers vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    Tony Gonsolin (LAD) Pitcher Hogan Harris (OAK)
    5 – 4 W/L 2 – 5
    82.2 IP 56.1
    4.25 ERA 6.07
    1.137 WHIP 1.367
    7.4 K/9 7.8
    3.6 BB/9 3.8

    Dodgers vs. Athletics Injury Updates

    • Dodgers: Jake Marisnick: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Jonny Deluca: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Clayton Kershaw: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Dustin May: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Shelby Miller: 60 Day IL (Neck), Daniel Hudson: 60 Day IL (Knee), Tyler Cyr: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jimmy Nelson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Walker Buehler: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Álex Reyes: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), J.P. Feyereisen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Blake Treinen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Ryan Pepiot: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Trayce Thompson: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee), J.D. Martínez: day-to-day (Hamstring)
    • Athletics: Carlos Pérez: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Esteury Ruiz: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Ryan Noda: 10 Day IL (Jaw), Kevin Smith: 10 Day IL (Back), James Kaprielian: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Richard Lovelady: 15 Day IL (Arm), Zach Jackson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Drew Rucinski: 60 Day IL (Illness), Mason Miller: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Dany Jimenez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Yacksel Ríos: 60 Day IL (Finger)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Dodgers and Athletics (Last 10 Games)

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