Matt Cain faces Hyun-Jin Ryu in MLB odds action
Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants Odds
AT&T Park hosts an MLB battle between the San Francisco Giants and the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday.
The Giants will turn to Matt Cain and his 5-4 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Dodgers send Hyun-Jin Ryu (6-3) to the hill.
Bettors looking to back visiting Los Angeles before the first pitch in this match found them as +-119-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 6.5 earlier at TopBet.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 6-rated Dodgers taking on the National League's No. 3-rated Giants in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and San Francisco has the National League's No. 7-rated offensive output, at 9 hits per game. The Dodgers average 8.7 hits per game, good for No. 6 on the National League list.
San Francisco owns the National League's No. 10 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles' National League No. 8-rated defense.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 9-5 loser on the road against the Rockies. Bettors on Colorado at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (14) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Dodgers endured a 9-5 loss at the hands of the Rockies on Thursday, with Chris Capuano throwing 4 1/3 innings of 7-hit ball at Coors Field.
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
A few Dodgers at Giants trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games
LA Dodgers are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 7 games
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
San Francisco is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
LA Dodgers at San Francisco, Saturday, July 6