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San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
Baseball bettors look for value at Dodger Stadium on Friday as host Los Angeles battles the San Francisco Giants in baseball odds action.
Los Angeles sends Clayton Kershaw out against Madison Bumgarner for the Giants in this game. Kershaw is 14-8 with a 1.92 ERA on the season, while Bumgarner is 11-9 on the year and has a 2.82 ERA.
The Giants were listed as +-187 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 6 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 2-rated Dodgers and the league No. 6-ranked Giants, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Los Angeles has the National League's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 9 hits per game. The Giants average 9 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the National League list.
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.
In their last action, San Francisco was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Dodgers. Bettors on Los Angeles at -171 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. San Francisco lost a tight one on Thursday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 3-2 score against Los Angeles at Dodger Stadium.
A few Giants at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games at home
LA Dodgers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing San Francisco
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
San Francisco at LA Dodgers, Saturday, September 14