Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers will head west to face their divisional rival San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park. The matchup will get going at 10:15 p.m. ET and fans can tune in to Spectrum SportsNet LA to catch the game.
Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants Odds
Oddsmakers have listed San Francisco (+180) as the underdog to Los Angeles (-190). Bettors can wager on the game’s total with odds sitting at +100 for over eight runs and -120 for under eight. There’s a runline of Dodgers -1.5 (-135) and Giants +1.5 (+115) for this matchup.
The Dodgers have gone 103-56 SU this year and are 77-81 against the spread (ATS). They’ve accumulated 13.3 units for bettors taking the moneyline, despite having lost 6.9 units ATS. The Giants, on the other hand, are 77-82 SU and 78-80 ATS. They’ve gained 9.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline while gaining 20.4 units ATS.
San Francisco games have had an over/under record of 76-73-9 in 2019. The Dodgers have an over/under record of 73-74-11.
The right-handed Walker Buehler is projected to start for the visiting Dodgers. Buehler is 13-4 with a 3.25 ERA and 207 strikeouts. He’s 2-0 with 15 strikeouts and a 2.19 ERA against San Francisco this year (two starts).
The Giants will deploy righty Johnny Cueto (1-1, 2.57 ERA) to the mound. Cueto has 11 punchouts and eight walks as well as a WHIP of 1.00. Cueto hasn’t faced the Dodgers yet this year, but he made two starts against them in 2018, posting a 1-0 record with a 1.38 ERA and seven strikeouts.
As a unit, San Francisco’s pitching staff has allowed 4.7 runs per game overall this season. Its starters have an ERA of 4.70, a WHIP of 1.33 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.0. The bullpen has a 3.84 ERA, 1.26 WHIP and 8.9 K/9. In 73 games against divisional foes, Giants starters have an ERA of 4.24 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.87.
The San Francisco offense has put up 4.3 runs per contest, including 4.5 per game against divisional foes and 4.0 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .234/.284/.383 over its last five contests and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.
Kevin Pillar and Brandon Belt have led the Giants’ hitters this year. Pillar is hitting .265/.293/.446 with 21 home runs, 86 RBIs, 81 runs and 13 stolen bases, and Belt’s line sits at .234/.336/.405 with 17 homers, 57 RBIs and 75 runs scored.
In the visiting dugout, Los Angeles’ pitching staff allowed 3.8 runs per game and its starters own a 3.14 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 9.41 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 3.93, along with a WHIP of 1.07.
Dodgers hitters have slashed .257/.340/.472 on their way to 5.4 runs scored per game in 2019, including 5.7 runs per game against divisional foes and 4.4 per game over the team’s last five contests (4-1 SU).
Los Angeles’ hitters have been led by first baseman Cody Bellinger and third baseman Justin Turner, who’ve collectively launched 73 home runs. Bellinger is hitting .301/.402/.623 with 46 home runs, 114 RBIs, 118 runs and 15 stolen bases. Turner (.290/.372/.509) has produced 27 homers, 67 RBIs and 80 runs scored.
Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants MLB Tip
Predictions: SU Winner – Dodgers, ATS Winner – Dodgers, O/U – UNDER
Los Angeles has recorded 18 extra-base hits over its last five outings. San Francisco has 15 XBH over its last five.
The Dodgers have a total OPS of .811 this season and an OPS of .807 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Giants’ OPS sits at .700 overall and .695 versus righties.
San Francisco has recorded 22.6 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 21.6 over its last five.
The Dodgers have hit 13 home runs in their last 10 games, including 10 over their last five.