Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants Preview

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May 7, 10:10 PM | GrassDodger Stadium

San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Dodger Stadium on Monday as host Los Angeles battles the San Francisco Giants in baseball odds action.

The Dodgers will rely on Ted Lilly to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Barry Zito will be his counterpart for the Giants. Ted Lilly is 3-0 this season, and Barry Zito is 1-0.

View San Francisco vs LA Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Los Angeles opened as -145 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 999.

Power Rankings:
The Dodgers sit at No. 2 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Giants sit at a National League No. 7 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Los Angeles owns the No. 8 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.2 per game. By contrast, the Giants are rated No. 4 in the same category at 9 per game.

Defensively, San Francisco features the National League's No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 5 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the National League at home, scoring 4.2 runs per game.

San Francisco won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Brewers on May 6. Bettors who backed the Giants at -138 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Giants hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when Matt Cain struck out 10 batters in 4-3 victory on Sunday at AT&T Park.

The Dodgers were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -108 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Los Angeles lost in extra innings against the Cubs on Sunday as Chicago edged them 4-3 at Wrigley Field.

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3

A few Giants at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games on the road
San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
San Francisco is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games at home
LA Dodgers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games when playing at home against San Francisco

Next up:
San Francisco at LA Dodgers, Tuesday, May 8

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