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Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants in MLB Betting Odds

MLB wagering interest swings to the Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants battle on Thursday at AT&T Park as the Giants try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

The San Francisco Giants will rely on Tim Hudson to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Brett Anderson will be his counterpart for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Tim Hudson is 8-8 this season, and Brett Anderson is 9-9.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The San Francisco Giants were listed as 107 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7.5 earlier at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.5 - 4.1 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.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The San Francisco Giants sport a record of 82-75 heading into this matchup, while the Los Angeles Dodgers sit at 88-70 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Francisco vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The San Francisco Giants sit at No. 4 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Los Angeles Dodgers sit at No. 15 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits San Francisco Giants No. 11-rated offense, averaging 4.34 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Dodgers defense that ranks No. 3 at 3.72 in runs allowed per game. The San Francisco Giants have averaged 9.2 hits per game so far, more than Los Angeles Dodgers batters have averaged on the year (8.32 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and San Francisco has the No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Dodgers own the No. 3 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Dodgers were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the San Francisco staff and losing 5-0 to the Giants on Wednesday at AT&T Park.

Betting Trends
  • LA Dodgers is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • LA Dodgers is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • LA Dodgers is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing San Francisco
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games when playing San Francisco
  • San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco's last 8 games
  • San Francisco is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles home to San Diego, Friday, October 2nd
San Francisco home to Colorado, Friday, October 2nd