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San Francisco pays a visit to Los Angeles on Monday in a key NL West battle at Dodger Stadium.

Los Angeles hands the ball to starter Clayton Kershaw in this one and he'll try to improve on his 11-6 mark on the year. San Francisco counters with Madison Bumgarner, who will try to quiet the fans and the Dodgers bats at the same time.

View San Francisco vs LA Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Giants listed as underdogs of +155 at most sportsbooks including TopBet. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 6, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 1-rated Dodgers and the league No. 3-ranked Giants, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Los Angeles and its National League No. 12-rated batting order, averaging 4 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 9 lineup of the Giants at 4.3 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Los Angeles has the National League's No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Giants own the National League's No. 7 mark in runs allowed.

San Francisco was a 7-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Padres. They lost as -128 favorites, while the total score of 8 made winners of OVER bettors. San Francisco looks to rebound from a loss to the Padres, who beat them 7-1 on Sunday behind a start from Clayton Richard at PETCO Park.

The Dodgers were a 5-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Los Angeles threw a shutout at Atlanta in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by Chad Billingsley to defeat Atlanta 5-0 on Sunday.

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing San Francisco are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

 

A few Giants at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
San Francisco is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
LA Dodgers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games
LA Dodgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games at home
LA Dodgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against San Francisco

Next up:
San Francisco at LA Dodgers, Tuesday, August 21

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