The San Francisco Giants will head west to play their division rival Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Spectrum SportsNet LA will be televising the matchup and the game will get underway at 10:10 p.m. ET.
San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
San Francisco (+182) is hosting this game as the underdog to Los Angeles (-195) and Vegas has put the Over/Under for this game at seven runs. The odds for betting on the game’s total stand at -105 for the under and -115 for the over. The game’s runline odds stand at -120 for picking the Giants +1.5 runs and +100 for the Dodgers -1.5.
The Dodgers are 63-52 straight up (SU) and 53-65 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 19.5 units for moneyline bettors and 11.5 units (ATS). The Giants are 57-58 SU and have gone 64-54 ATS. In total, the team’s accumulated 3.9 units for moneyline bettors and 8.9 units ATS.
Dodgers games have an over/under record of 57-58-3 in 2018. The Giants have an over/under record of 55-59-4.
San Francisco’s pitchers have allowed 4.3 runs per game and its starters own a 4.22 ERA, 1.35 WHIP and 7.21 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 3.54, along with a WHIP of 1.35.
The Giants offense has slashed .250/.316/.391 on its way to 4.0 runs scored per game this year, including 3.8 runs per game against divisional foes and 2.2 per game over the team’s last five outings (1-4 SU).
Shortstop Brandon Crawford and right fielder Andrew McCutchen continue to lead San Francisco’s hitters. Crawford is slashing .278/.346/.435 with 11 home runs, 45 RBIs and 48 runs scored, while McCutchen (.261/.357/.418) is up to 12 homers, 46 RBIs and 55 runs scored.
For the home team, Los Angeles’ pitching staff has given up 3.9 runs per game overall in 2018. Its starters have a 3.35 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 9.4 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.80 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 9.4 K/9. In 47 games against divisional foes, Dodgers starters have an ERA of 3.38 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.52.
The Los Angeles hitters are putting up 4.7 runs per contest, including 4.7 per game against divisional foes and 2.0 per game over their last five. The team’s hit .191/.270/.287 over its last five matchups and is 2-3 SU during that stretch.
Outfielders Chris Taylor and Matt Kemp have led the Dodgers’ batters this year. Taylor is hitting .253/.328/.442 with 12 home runs, 51 RBIs and 65 runs scored, and Kemp’s line sits at .289/.338/.487 with 17 homers, 65 RBIs and 50 runs.
San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Tip
Predictions: SU Winner – Dodgers, ATS Winner – Giants, O/U – OVER
- The under has cashed in five of Los Angeles’ last seven games.
- The Giants have lost four of their last five games SU.
- Los Angeles has posted 17.4 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 14.0 over its last five.
- The Giants have hit 10 home runs in their last 10 games. The Dodgers have hit 13 over their last 10.