Matt Cain vs Clayton Kershaw matchup featured in MLB action
San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
The Los Angeles Dodgers battle the visiting San Francisco Giants on Monday in MLB betting action at Dodger Stadium.
The Dodgers will rely on Clayton Kershaw to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Matt Cain will be his counterpart for the Giants. Clayton Kershaw is 0-0 this season, and Matt Cain is 0-0.
Sportsbooks had installed the Dodgers as -150 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 6 before betting started to move the line.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Dodgers at No. 3 in the National League and the Giants at No. 1 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Los Angeles owns the No. 1 ranking for hits in the National League at 0 per game. By contrast, the Giants are rated No. 1 in the same category at 0 per game.
Defensively, San Francisco features the National League's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the National League at home, scoring 0 runs per game.
Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Giants at +130 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. San Francisco needed extra innings to get the job done against the Tigers on Sunday as the Giants defeated them 4-3 at Comerica Park.
The Dodgers were a 5-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -186 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. Los Angeles looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Giants, a 5-1 final on Wednesday in support of Clayton Kershaw at Dodger Stadium.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a win are 8-2
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Giants at Dodgers trends to consider:
San Francisco is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
San Francisco is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
San Francisco is 6-3 SU in their last 9 games when playing LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games
LA Dodgers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games when playing at home against San Francisco
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