Baseball odds preview - San Francisco vs. Los Angeles

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April 3, 10:10 PM | GrassDodger Stadium

San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

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The Dodgers get a visit from the San Francisco Giants in baseball action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Los Angeles sends Josh Beckett out against Tim Lincecum for the Giants in this game. Beckett is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA on the season, while Lincecum is 0-0 on the year and has a 0.00 ERA.

View San Francisco vs LA Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Dodgers were listed as -130 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 6.5 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Dodgers, most recently No. 3 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Giants, who rate a National League No. 1 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Los Angeles has the National League's No. 9-rated offensive output, at 4.5 hits per game. The Giants average 7 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the National League list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Los Angeles has the National League's No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Giants own the National League's No. 4 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 3-0 winner as they battled the Dodgers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Giants at -103 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Madison Bumgarner chucked 8 shutout innings at the Dodgers in their last game, striking out 6 in a 3-0 win against Los Angeles in baseball action at Dodger Stadium.

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After playing San Francisco are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few Giants at Dodgers trends to consider:
San Francisco is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 7 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games when playing San Francisco
LA Dodgers are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games at home

Next up:
San Francisco home to St. Louis, Friday, April 5
LA Dodgers home to Pittsburgh, Friday, April 5

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