MLB Odds: Giants take on Dodgers
The San Francisco Giants will send lefthander Madison Bumgarner to the mound on Tuesday night as they take on the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in marquee MLB betting action at the sportsbooks.
The Giants have gone 5-2 in Bumgarner's seven career starts against the Dodgers, including a 2-1 victory in Los Angeles last August in which the lefthander tossed eight scoreless innings. That 2012 contest was an easy UNDER result for totals bettors.
Hyun-Jin Ryu gets the call for the Los Angeles Dodgers and he will try to build on a 0-0 mark. In the other dugout, Madison Bumgarner brings a 0-0 ledger to the game for the Giants as he tries to quiet the Dodgers bats.
If you're going with the Dodgers in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -110 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.
The Dodgers sit at No. 3 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Giants sit at a National League No. 1 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Los Angeles owns the No. 7 ranking for hits in the National League at 7 per game. By contrast, the Giants are rated No. 11 in the same category at 4 per game.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Los Angeles has the National League's No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Giants own the National League's No. 9 mark in runs allowed.
In their last action, San Francisco was a 4-0 loser on the road against the Dodgers. Bettors on Los Angeles at -147 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. San Francisco didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Clayton Kershaw in a losing cause, 4-0, against Los Angeles on Monday.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Giants at Dodgers trends to consider:
San Francisco is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
San Francisco is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games
LA Dodgers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games when playing at home against San Francisco
San Francisco at LA Dodgers, Wednesday, April 3