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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Saturday when the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers meet at Dodger Stadium.
The Giants will give the ball to starter Tim Lincecum in this one. Righthander Lincecum is 9-13 this season with a 4.40 ERA.
The Dodgers will counter Lincecum with Ricky Nolasco. Righthander Nolasco has a 3.14 ERA to go along with a 13-9 record this season.
San Francisco won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Dodgers on September 13. Bettors who backed the Giants at +161 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
San Francisco: 67-81 SU
Los Angeles: 86-61 SU
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a win are 2-8
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of San Francisco's last 19 games
San Francisco is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
San Francisco is 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
LA Dodgers are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games at home
LA Dodgers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games when playing San Francisco
LA Dodgers home to San Francisco, Sunday, September 15