The Los Angeles Dodgers are 0-3 in Clayton Kershaw’s three starts against the rival San Francisco Giants so far this season as he takes the ball for them at home on Wednesday night in top baseball betting action at the sportsbooks.
Kershaw is 11-6 with a 2.24 ERA on the season, but the Dodgers lost each of his starts against the Giants on April 22, April 28, and May 21. Mike Leake (9-6, 3.53 ERA) will be on the mound for the Giants for Wednesday’s game.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The Los Angeles Dodgers were listed as -221 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 6 earlier at Bodog.
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.3-4.2 win for the Giants. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Los Angeles (74-57) will face the 69-63 Giants in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs San Francisco injuries news.
It’s a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 18-rated Los Angeles Dodgers and the league No. 14-ranked San Francisco Giants, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds – VSB
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Los Angeles Dodgers No. 21-ranked scoring average of 4.08 runs per game, against a San Francisco Giants offense rated No. 12 and scoring 4.28 runs per game. The Dodgers have averaged 8.34 hits per game to date this season, less than the Giants hitters have managed (9.21 per nine innings).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Los Angeles has the No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Giants own the No. 7 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
San Francisco suffered a 2-1 loss against Los Angeles on Tuesday, as M Bumgarner wasn’t able to lead his team to victory at Dodger Stadium.
- San Francisco is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco’s last 6 games
- San Francisco is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
- The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Francisco’s last 10 games on the road
- LA Dodgers is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers’s last 6 games
- LA Dodgers is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers’s last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
San Francisco at Colorado, Thursday, September 3rd
Los Angeles at San Diego, Thursday, September 3rd
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