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San Francisco Giants Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Los Angeles Dodgers

MLB wagering interest swings to the San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers battle on Saturday at Dodger Stadium as the Dodgers try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Scott Kazmir gets the call for the Los Angeles Dodgers and he will try to build on a 1-0 mark. In the other dugout, Johnny Cueto brings a 2-0 ledger to the game for the San Francisco Giants as he tries to quiet the Dodgers bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The San Francisco Giants were listed as 110 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 6.5 before betting started earlier on Saturday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.9-2.5 victory for the Dodgers. 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 (7-4) will face the 6-5 Giants in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs San Francisco injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Los Angeles Dodgers rated this week at No. 3 and the San Francisco Giants sitting at No. 13.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Los Angeles Dodgers No. 8-rated offense, averaging 5.36 runs per game, against a San Francisco Giants defense that ranks No. 24 at 5 in runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Dodgers have averaged 9.91 hits per game so far, more than San Francisco Giants batters have averaged on the year (8.91 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Los Angeles has the No. 5-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Giants own the No. 24 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Giants were saddled with a loss last time out in M Bumgarner's start, as they lost 7-3 against Los Angeles on Friday at Dodger Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games
  • San Francisco is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of San Francisco's last 12 games on the road
  • LA Dodgers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 7 games
  • LA Dodgers is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Francisco at Los Angeles, Sunday, April 17th