MLB Matchups  >>  LA Dodgers Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants Preview 07/07/2013

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Sunday when the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants meet at AT&T Park.

The Dodgers will give the ball to starter Clayton Kershaw in this one. Lefthander Kershaw is 7-5 this season with a 1.93 ERA.

It'll be Chad Gaudin toeing the rubber for the Giants in this contest. Righthander Gaudin is 2-0 with a 3.38 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Dodgers listed as 168-moneyline favorites versus the Giants, while the game's total is sitting at 6½.
Los Angeles was a 4-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Giants. They lost as +167 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors.

TEAM RECORDS:
Los Angeles: 41-45 SU
San Francisco: 40-46 SU
LOS ANGELES MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona are 3-7
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

SAN FRANCISCO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After a win are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing San Francisco
LA Dodgers are 11-3 SU in their last 14 games
LA Dodgers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Dodgers's last 9 games
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Francisco's last 9 games
San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
San Francisco is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers

NEXT UP:
LA Dodgers at Arizona, Monday, July 8
San Francisco home to NY Mets, Monday, July 8