Thursday MLB Betting Odds, Picks & Predictions: Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (Sept. 24) – The Action Network

Athletics vs. Dodgers Odds

Athletics Odds +190 [Bet Now]
Dodgers Odds -230 [Bet Now]
Over/Under 9 (-115/-106) [Bet Now]
First Pitch 9:40 p.m. ET

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The Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Dodgers have locked up their spots in the MLB postseason. LA has clinched the No. 1 overall seed in the National League, while Oakland is playing to earn better seeding in the American League.

The A’s need some help if they want to secure the No. 1 seed in the AL, as they trail the Tampa Bay Rays by 3.5 games. Moreover, Oakland is also clinging on to a tiny half-game lead over Minnesota for the No. 2 spot. So, every game is crucial for Oakland down the stretch.

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Advanced Stats Glossary

FIP or Fielding Independent Pitching measures what a pitcher’s ERA would look like if the pitcher experienced league-average defense and luck. xFIP  is a regressed version of FIP that adjusts or “normalizes’ the home run component based on park factors.

wRC+ or Weighted Runs Created Plus takes the statistic Runs Created and adjusts that number to account for critical external factors