San Francisco will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the Los Angeles Dodgers pay a visit to AT&T Park.
San Francisco sends Ryan Vogelsong out against Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers in this game. Vogelsong is 6-3 with a 2.41 ERA on the season, while Kershaw is 5-3 on the year and has a 2.73 ERA.
Sportsbooks had set the Giants as -105 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest at . The over under opened at 6 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Giants rated this week at No. 5 and the Dodgers sitting at No. 1.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Francisco's No. 11 ranked National League offense (4.1 runs per game) against a Dodgers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 2 in the National League at 3.6 runs allowed per game. The Giants have been averaging 9 hits per game, more than the Dodgers have managed so far this season (8.5 hits on average).
Defensively, Los Angeles features the National League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.3 runs per game. San Francisco, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the National League at home, scoring 3.4 runs per game.
In their last action, Los Angeles was an 8-0 loser on the road against the Giants. Bettors on San Francisco at -114 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Los Angeles didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Barry Zito in a losing cause, 8-0, against San Francisco on Monday.
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing San Francisco are 6-4
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
A few Dodgers at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games when playing San Francisco
LA Dodgers are 5-11 SU in their last 16 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
LA Dodgers are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games
LA Dodgers are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games at home
San Francisco is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games
LA Dodgers at San Francisco, Wednesday, June 27