The Los Angeles Dodgers (93-58) are -186 favorites when they play the San Francisco Giants (76-76) Thursday at 10:10 PM ET. Mookie Betts has 39 homers this season, with a milestone No. 40 in his sights once the game begins at Dodger Stadium, live on MLB Network.
Los Angeles’ Emmet Sheehan gets the start, and he’ll go against San Francisco’s Kyle Harrison.
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Dodgers and Giants Betting Trends
The Dodgers have won 80 of the 126 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (63.5%).
Los Angeles has gone 25-14 when it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -186 or shorter (64.1% winning percentage).
This season, the Giants have been the underdog 70 times and won 32, or 45.7%, of those games.
San Francisco has a record of 3-3 in games where oddsmakers have it as underdogs of at least +157 on the moneyline.
In the 150 games in which oddsmakers have set an over/under for the Dodgers, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 86 times (86-56-8).
So far this season, the Giants and their opponents have hit the over in 67 of their 151 games with a total.
Dodgers Stats & Insights
The Dodgers are the second-highest scoring team in baseball, averaging 5.6 runs per game (851 total).
Los Angeles is second in MLB play with 237 home runs. They average 1.6 per game.
The Dodgers’ .257 batting average is seventh-best in the majors.
Los Angeles’ 8.5 strikeouts per game rank 11th in the majors.
The Dodgers pitching staff is 22nd in the majors with a collective 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings.
Los Angeles’ 4.15 team ERA ranks 14th across all MLB pitching staffs.
Giants Stats & Insights
The Giants rank 22nd in the majors with 655 total runs scored this season.
San Francisco has hit 164 homers this season, which ranks 19th in the majors.
The Giants rank 23rd in MLB with a .240 team batting average.
San Francisco ranks 25th in strikeouts per game (9.2) among MLB offenses.
The Giants strike out 8.6 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 18th in MLB.
San Francisco has the 12th-ranked ERA (4.10) in the majors this season.
Dodgers Key Players to Watch
The Dodgers are sending Sheehan (3-1) to make his 10th start of the season. He is 3-1 with a 5.44 ERA and 45 strikeouts through 49 2/3 innings pitched.
Betts leads Los Angeles in home runs with 39 and runs batted in with 103.
Freddie Freeman leads Los Angeles in batting with a .337 average while slugging 26 homers and driving in 95 runs.
Max Muncy has collected 95 base hits, an OBP of .335 and a slugging percentage of .496 this season.
Will Smith is batting .263 with an OBP of .362 and a slugging percentage of .438 this season.
Giants Key Players to Watch
The Giants will send Harrison (1-1) to the mound for his sixth start this season.
Wilmer Flores leads the Giants with 22 home runs.
LaMonte Wade Jr has 14 doubles, two triples, 16 home runs and 72 walks while hitting .263.
Thairo Estrada has put up a team-best batting average of .279.
J.D. Davis’ 69 runs batted in pace his team.
Dodgers and Giants Injuries
Dodgers: Jonny Deluca: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Yency Almonte: 15 Day IL (Knee), Michael Grove: 15 Day IL (Lat), Wander Suero: 15 Day IL (Back), Tony Gonsolin: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Dustin May: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Gus Varland: 60 Day IL (Knee), Jake Marisnick: 60 Day IL (Hamstring), Daniel Hudson: 60 Day IL (Knee), Tyler Cyr: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jimmy Nelson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Walker Buehler: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Álex Reyes: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), J.P. Feyereisen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Blake Treinen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee)
Giants: Keaton Winn: 10 Day IL (Covid-19), Brandon Crawford: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Alex Cobb: 15 Day IL (Hip), Anthony DeSclafani: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Mark Mathias: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Cole Waites: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Roberto Pérez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Thomas Szapucki: 60 Day IL (Arm)