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Cueto Hopes to Stop the Bleeding for Giants

Cueto Giants

Tonight in Los Angeles Johnny Cueto and the struggling Giants will try to make up some ground in the NL West, while the Dodgers will look to extend a modest three-game win streak. The Giants have been a team to fade on the road, as they’ve won just five of their last 18 away from San Francisco, and they’ve been even worse at Dodger Stadium, winning just one of their last eight there.

Shark Bites
  • The Giants are 1-5 in their last 6 games after a loss.
  • Chase Utley has a .357 AVG in 28 AB's vs Cueto.
  • The Dodgers have gone OVER in 8 of their last 10 games after a win.

Luckily for the Giants and anyone who plans on betting on them tonight, they’ve been absolute money when Cueto takes the hill on the road, as they’re 11-2 in his last 13 road starts. He was excellent in his one start at Dodger Stadium this season where he allowed just one run in 7.1 innings pitched while racking up seven strikeouts.

The Dodgers will send Rich Hill to the mound who will finally make his first start in a Dodgers uniform after being acquired at the trade deadline. A lingering blister has kept him on the shelf since mid-July, but he’ll look to pick up where he left off as he has a 2.25 ERA through 14 starts so far this season.

The total for the game opened the day at 7.5 runs which is a mark these teams have gone UNDER in four of their last six games against each other.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Los Angeles was a -116 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.6-4.8 win for the Giants on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Los Angeles (70-55) will face the 68-57 Giants in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs San Francisco injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 19-rated Los Angeles Dodgers and the league No. 10-ranked San Francisco Giants, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Los Angeles owns the No. 18 ranking for hits at 8.67 per game. By contrast, the San Francisco Giants are rated No. 8 in the same category at 8.98 per game.

San Francisco brings the No. 7-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Dodgers's No. 5-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Giants endured a 9-5 loss at the hands of the Dodgers on Tuesday, with M Bumgarner throwing 5 innings of 9-hit ball at Dodger Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • San Francisco is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
  • San Francisco is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games
  • San Francisco is 3-15 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games
  • LA Dodgers is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • LA Dodgers is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Dodgers's last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Francisco at Los Angeles, Thursday, August 25th

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