Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants Free Pick 09/29/19

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The Los Angeles Dodgers will take the field against their in-state adversary San Francisco Giants. Spectrum SportsNet LA will broadcast the action and the game will get underway at 3:05 p.m. ET.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants Odds

The Dodgers have gone 105-56 SU this year and are 78-82 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 15.3 units for bettors taking the moneyline, despite having lost 7.4 units ATS. The Giants, on the other hand, are 77-84 SU and 79-81 ATS. They’ve gained 9.0 units for moneyline bettors while gaining 19.7 units ATS.

Giants games have an over/under record of 78-73-9 in 2019. Los Angeles has an over/under record of 74-75-11.

Left-hander Rich Hill is the projected starter for Los Angeles. Hill is 4-1 with a 2.59 ERA and 68 strikeouts. He’s 1-0 with eight strikeouts and a 3.00 ERA against San Francisco this year (two starts).

The Giants will turn to righty Dereck Rodriguez (6-10, 5.27 ERA), who’s got 69 strikeouts and 34 walks, in addition to a WHIP of 1.41. Rodriguez is 0-1 with six strikeouts and a 9.82 ERA in one start against Los Angeles this year.

Los Angeles’ pitchers have allowed 3.8 runs per game and its starters own a 3.12 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 9.44 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 3.89, along with a K/9 of 9.51.

Dodgers hitters have slashed .257/.339/.472 on their way to 5.4 runs scored per game in 2019, including 5.7 runs per game against divisional foes and 4.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (5-0 SU).

Los Angeles’ hitters have been led by first baseman Cody Bellinger and third baseman Justin Turner, who collectively have launched 74 home runs. Bellinger is hitting .303/.404/.628 with 47 home runs, 115 RBIs, 120 runs and 15 stolen bases, while Turner is hitting .290 with 27 homers, 67 RBIs and 80 runs scored.

In the other dugout, San Francisco’s pitching staff has allowed 4.7 runs per game overall this season. Its starting pitching staff has a 4.73 ERA, 1.33 WHIP and 8.0 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.83 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 8.9 K/9. In 75 divisional games, Giants starters have an ERA of 4.31 and the bullpen’s ERA is 3.86.

San Francisco’s offense is putting up 4.2 runs per outing, including 4.4 per game against divisional foes and 3.4 per game over its last five. The team has a slash-line of .226/.304/.371 over its last five games and is 2-3 SU during that span.

The Giants’ hitters have been led by Kevin Pillar and Brandon Belt. Pillar is hitting .264/.293/.443 with 21 home runs, 87 RBIs, 82 runs and 14 stolen bases, while Belt’s line sits at .235/.339/.405 with 17 homers, 57 RBIs and 76 runs.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Giants, ATS Winner – Dodgers, O/U – UNDER

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Los Angeles has recorded 20 extra-base hits over its last five games. San Francisco has 14 XBH over its last five.

Los Angeles has recorded 23.1 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 20.0 over its last five.

The Dodgers have hit 17 home runs in their last 10 games, including 10 over their last five.

The Dodgers have an OPS of .811 this season and an OPS of .812 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Giants’ OPS sits at .698 overall and .694 against righties.