Kevin Pillar and the San Francisco Giants will do battle against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Oracle Park. The game gets underway 4:05 p.m. ET and Spectrum SportsNet LA is in line to televise the matchup.
Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants Odds
The Giants are 77-83 straight up (SU) and 79-80 against the spread (ATS). The team’s gained 10.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline while gaining 18.7 units ATS. The Dodgers have gone 104-56 SU this year and are 77-82 against the spread. They’ve accumulated 14.3 units for moneyline bettors, but have lost 8.4 units ATS.
San Francisco games have a 77-73-9 over/under record in 2019. Dodgers games have gone under 75 times, gone over 73 times and pushed on 11 occasions.
The southpaw Hyun-Jin Ryu is the probable starter for the visiting Dodgers. Ryu is 13-5 with a 2.41 ERA and 156 strikeouts. He’s 1-0 with 11 strikeouts and a 1.80 ERA against San Francisco this year (two starts).
The Giants will put the ball in the right hand of Logan Webb (2-2, 5.61 ERA), who has 32 strikeouts and 13 walks as well as a 1.51 WHIP. Webb hasn’t faced the Dodgers yet this year and did not appear in the majors last season.
As a unit, San Francisco’s pitching staff has given up 4.8 runs per game overall in 2019. The team’s starting pitching staff has an ERA of 4.74, a WHIP of 1.33 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.0. The bullpen has a 3.85 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 8.9 K/9. In 74 divisional games, Giants starters have an ERA of 4.33 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.90.
San Francisco’s hitters have put up 4.2 runs per outing, including 4.5 per game against divisional foes and 4.2 per game over their last five. The team has hit .237/.316/.395 over its last five games and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.
Kevin Pillar has helped lead the Giants’ offense this season with 21 home runs, 87 RBIs, 82 runs and 14 stolen bases.
For the visitors, Los Angeles’ pitchers have allowed 3.8 runs per game and its starters own a 3.15 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 9.44 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 3.90, along with a WHIP of 1.07 and a K-per-9 of 9.46.
The Dodgers offense has slashed .257/.340/.473 on its way to 5.5 runs scored per game in 2019, including 5.7 runs per game against divisional foes and 5.8 per game over the team’s last five outings (5-0 SU).
Los Angeles’ hitters have been led by Cody Bellinger. Bellinger is slashing .303/.405/.628 with 47 home runs, 115 RBIs, 120 runs and 15 stolen bases.
The Dodgers are coming off a 9-2 win in the prior game of this series.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Giants, ATS Winner – Dodgers, O/U – OVER
Los Angeles has tallied 22 extra-base hits over its last five games. San Francisco has 17 XBH over its last five.
The Dodgers have hit 16 home runs in their last 10 games, including 13 over their last five.
The Dodgers have a team OPS of .812 this season and an OPS of .812 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Giants’ OPS stands at .699 overall and .694 versus righties.
Los Angeles has recorded 23.6 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 22.6 over its last five.