Dodgers vs. Giants Free Pick
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (The Spread) – One of the oldest rivalries in baseball will be renewed tonight when the Giants host the Dodgers at 10:15PM ET. Will San Francisco beat L.A. for the second consecutive night?
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Giants are -129 money line favorites versus the Dodgers, who are +119 on the ML. With Edinson Volquez set to face Tim Lincecum in the pitching matchup, the over/under total is currently sitting at 7 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Giants opened as -120 money line favorites but their odds have jumped to -129, while the Dodgers’ opened at +111 and are now +119. Los Angeles enters play with a 91-67 overall record and is 45-35 on the road, while San Francisco is 73-85 overall and 38-39 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 59% of the betting public currently favors Los Angeles. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
MLB FREE PICK: Take San Francisco. According to latest MLB trends, the Giants are 5-1 in Lincecum’s last six starts against the Dodgers and 7-2 in his last nine home starts versus L.A. The Dodgers, meanwhile, are 1-4 in their last five games overall versus the Giants, who are 4-0 in their last four games during Game 3 of a series. They’re also 5-1 in Lincecum’s last six starts, 5-0 in his last five starts versus an NL West rival, and 4-1 in his last five starts during Game 3 of a series. The Dodgers are also 2-6 in their last 8 games as an underdog and 2-6 in their last eight games as a road dog.
THURSDAY MLB FREE PICK: SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS -129