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San Francisco Giants

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers
Thursday, May 08, 2014 10:10 PM ET
Dodger Stadium

The Los Angeles Dodgers host San Francisco on Thursday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 19-16 mark against the 21-13 Giants in MLB betting odds action at Dodger Stadium.

The Los Angeles Dodgers will rely on Josh Beckett to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Ryan Vogelsong will be his counterpart for the San Francisco Giants. Josh Beckett is 0-1 this season, and Ryan Vogelsong is 1-1.

San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting San Francisco Giants were 136 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including GTbets.eu. The total was 7.5 at Bovada for those preferring over under betting.

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Computer Prediction: San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.7-4.2 result in favor of the Giants. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Dodgers bring a 19-16 record to the battle against the 21-13 Giants. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs San Francisco injuries news.

The Los Angeles Dodgers sit at No. 14 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the San Francisco Giants sit at No. 9 on the same chart.

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How San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Stats Matchup

The game also pits Los Angeles Dodgers No. 15-rated offense, averaging 4.2 runs per game, against a San Francisco Giants defense that ranks No. 5 at 3.56 in runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Dodgers have averaged 9.06 hits per game so far, more than San Francisco Giants batters have averaged on the year (8.12 hits per game).

Defensively, San Francisco features the No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.05 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 at home, scoring 3.73 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, San Francisco was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Pirates. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -131 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. San Francisco looks to rebound from a loss to the Pirates, who beat them 4-3 on Wednesday behind a start from Gerrit Cole at PNC Park.

Los Angeles was a 3-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Nationals. They lost as +131 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. Los Angeles looks to rebound from a loss to the Nationals, who beat them 3-2 on Wednesday behind a start from Stephen Strasburg at Nationals Park.

San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Odds Trends

San Francisco is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 8 games
San Francisco is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games on the road
LA Dodgers is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of LA Dodgers's last 14 games
LA Dodgers is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games at home

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San Francisco at Los Angeles, Friday, May 9th

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