San Francisco Giants Favored by -118 Against Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday
The San Francisco Giants will look to improve on a 10-5 record when they take on the Los Angeles Dodgers, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Thursday.
It's a pitching duel between Madison Bumgarner for the San Francisco Giants (2-0 on the year) and Hyun-Jin Ryu for Los Angeles Dodgers (2-1 so far).
Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants Opening Odds and Betting Line
The visiting Los Angeles Dodgers were 108 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under betting.
Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.1-4.9 victory for the Giants. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
San Francisco (10-5) will face the 9-6 Dodgers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Francisco vs Los Angeles injuries news.
This game puts the San Francisco Giants, most recently No. 7 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Los Angeles Dodgers, who rate a No. 6 in the latest survey.
How Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants Stats Matchup
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the San Francisco Giants No. 7-ranked scoring average of 4.73 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Dodgers offense rated No. 13 and scoring 4.33 runs per game. The Giants have averaged 8.47 hits per game to date this season, less than the Dodgers hitters have managed (8.8 per nine innings).
Los Angeles brings the No. 9-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Giants's No. 14-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Dodgers were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. Los Angeles looks to rebound from a loss to the Giants, who beat them 2-1 on Wednesday behind a start from Ryan Vogelsong at AT&T Park.
Next Betting Matchups
Los Angeles home to Arizona, Friday, April 18th
San Francisco at San Diego, Friday, April 18th