Giants vs Dodgers Baseball Game Preview
San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
The visiting Giants hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at Dodger Stadium against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The match puts starter Tim Lincecum for the Giants on the hill facing Ricky Nolasco for the Dodgers. Lincecum brings a 9-13 mark to the game, while Nolasco is 13-9 to date on the season.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 2-ranked Dodgers and the National League No. 6-rated Giants in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Giants rank No. 5 in the National League at 9 hits per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 4 ranking in that category.
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. 10 mark in runs allowed.
San Francisco won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Dodgers on September 13. Bettors who backed the Giants at +161 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Giants grabbed a win last time out, defeating Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers 4-2 on Friday at Dodger Stadium.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a win are 2-8
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Giants at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of San Francisco's last 19 games
San Francisco is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
San Francisco is 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
LA Dodgers are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games at home
LA Dodgers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games when playing San Francisco
San Francisco at LA Dodgers, Sunday, September 15