Giants vs. Dodgers MLB Prediction
A battle for first place in the National League West will ensue this week when the Dodgers and Giants open a new series in Los Angeles on Monday night at 10:10 p.m. ET. With Kevin Gausman set to oppose Tony Gonsolin in the series opener, what’s the best bet for tonight’s matchup?
961 San Francisco Giants (+106) at 962 Los Angeles Dodgers (-127); o/u 8
10:10 p.m. ET, Monday, July 19, 2021
Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco Giants DFS Notes
Kevin Gausman will return to the Giants on Monday to start against the Dodgers. Gausman was away from the club for a few days to be with his wife who was dealing with a mild complication in her pregnancy. Fortunately, all appears to be well now. Gausman returns to a tough matchup against the Dodgers in Los Angeles. He posted a brilliant 1.73 ERA, 0.82 WHIP and 133/30 K/BB ratio over 114 2/3 innings in 18 first half starts.
Los Angeles Dodgers DFS Notes
Justin Turner went 2-for-5 with a home run, two runs scored, and two RBI against the Rockies on Sunday. Turner got the Dodgers on the board in the third inning with a two-run opposite-field homer off of Jon Gray. He later added a double in the eighth and scored on a home run by Will Smith. The 36-year-old third baseman is having an excellent season as he's up to 16 homers and 54 RBI to go with a .304/.390/.505 triple-slash.
Giants vs. Dodgers MLB Betting Prediction
The Giants are just 3-8 in their last 11 meetings with the Dodgers and have dropped five of their last seven games coming off a loss. The Dodgers, meanwhile, are 55-21 in their last 76 home games, are 55-21 in their last 76 games as a home favorite and have won 93 of their last 126 home games when facing a right-handed starter. The Dodgers are also 40-17 in their last 57 games when favored and have won 43 of their last 61 games after allowing five runs or more in their previous contest.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: LOS ANGELES DODGERS -127