Giants vs. Dodgers Thursday Prediction
The Dodgers have routed the Giants in back-to-back games but will they take down Madison Bumgarner on Thursday night when these hated rivals wrap up their series at 10:10 p.m. ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
911 San Francisco Giants (+160) at 912 Los Angeles Dodgers (-174); 7.5 runs
Thursday, June 20, 2019
10:10 p.m. ET, Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, CA
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Public Betting Trends
According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 59% of the betting tickets are on the Dodgers to beat the Giants on the moneyline.
San Francisco Giants Fantasy Spin
Tyler Austin went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in the Giants’ loss to the Dodgers on Wednesday. Austin crushed a towering solo shot to right-center field off Dodgers reliever Yimi Garcia in the fourth inning. He also struck out three times in the contest. The Giants had nothing going offensively against a parade of Los Angeles relievers, managing only four hits combined in this one. The 27-year-old possesses impressive raw power, but continues to struggle to make enough contact to hold down an everyday role at the big-league level. His fantasy value is strictly limited to NL-Only formats.
Los Angeles Dodgers Fantasy Spin
Cody Bellinger went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer, a walk and a pair of runs scored in the Dodgers' lopsided win over the Giants on Wednesday. Bellinger walloped a two-run blast -- his 24th round-tripper of the season -- to deep left-center field off Giants reliever Dereck Rodriguez in the seventh inning to put the Dodgers ahead 9-2. The 23-year-old slugger is now tied with Mets rookie Pete Alonso for second in the majors with 24 round-trippers and trails only reigning National League MVP Christian Yelich, who socked his 27th long ball earlier in the day, for the major-league lead. He’s hitting .359/.455/.710 across 310 plate appearances. We've simply run out of superlatives at this point.
MLB Betting Trends
The Giants are just 1-4 in their last five road games.
The Dodgers are 41-13 in their last 54 games played at home.
The Giants are 1-4 in their last five meetings with the Dodgers and have lost four of five in L.A. as well. They’re also 4-11 in Bumgarner’s last 15 starts versus the Dodgers and are 2-7 in his last nine road starts versus Los Angeles. The Dodgers, meanwhile, are just 1-6 in Julio Urias’ last seven home starts but have won nine of his last 13 outings when he faces a team with a losing record. The Dodgers have won 12 of their last 17 games following a win, too.
Tuesday MLB Prediction: Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 (+120)