Oakland Athletics vsLos Angeles Dodgers Prediction
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 17-9 at home this season and are heavy favorites to beat the Oakland Athletics who are 15-13 on the road this season. The Dodgers have a better than 60% chance of winning based on 10,000 game simulations generated one play at a time by the AccuScore Simulation Supercomputer. Dodgers' starter Walker Buehler is forecasted to have a better game than Athletics' starter Mike Fiers. Walker Buehler has a 42% chance of having a Quality Start (QS) while Mike Fiers has a 27% chance of a QS. If Walker Buehler has a quality start the Dodgers has a 84% chance of winning. His simulated strikeout to walk ratio is 3.9 and he has a 24% chance of having a 5 to 1 K/BB ratio. When he has a 5/1 ratio the Dodgers win 68%. In Mike Fiers quality starts the Athletics win 64%. He has a 17% chance of having a 5 to 1 K/BB ratio and if he does his team wins 64% of simulations. In simulations we tracked the batter for each team that was most productive based his average hits, walks and RBI per simulation. The most productive batter for the Los Angeles Dodgers is Mookie Betts who averaged 2.87 hits+walks+RBI. He has a 53% chance of having a big game with 3+ Hits, Walks, RBI and if he has a big game the Dodgers have a 71% chance of winning. The most productive batter for the Oakland Athletics is Matt Chapman who averaged 2.19 hits+walks+RBI. He has a 36% chance of having a big game with 3+ Hits, Walks, RBI and if he has a big game the Athletics have a 46% chance of winning.