Giants vs. Dodgers Prediction

San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers 8/13/18, Prediction & Odds

The Los Angeles Dodgers did not fare well in their four-game series at Colorado, dropping the final three games. Will Los Angeles' fortunes change for the positive tonight as it opens a home series against the rival San Francisco Giants?

Game Snapshot

905 San Francisco Giants at 906 Los Angeles Dodgers

Monday, August 13, 2018

Dodger Stadium at 10:10PM ET

TV: MLB Network

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Dodgers are a -195 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Giants are a +182 underdog, while the total is set at 7 runs. As of Monday morning, 69 percent percent of public bets are siding with host Los Angeles. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest information.

Giants hold off Pirates

San Francisco led 4-1 heading into the eighth inning and then held on after Pittsburgh scored twice that frame to win 4-3 Sunday afternoon. Brandon Crawford went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and a run to help pace the offense. Gorkys Hernandez finished 1-for-4 and scored two runs. Joe Panik was 1-for-3 and scored two runs. Steven Duggar went 2-for-3 and scored a run, while Nick Hundley ended the game 2-for-3 and drove in two. Dereck Rodriguez picked up the win as he allowed one earned run on two hits with four strikeouts and one walk over seven innings. Will Smith earned his eighth save as he struck out two in a perfect inning.

Dodgers make three errors in loss

Los Angeles was sloppy in its getaway game Sunday afternoon as it committed three errors in a 4-3 defeat at the Rockies. Brian Dozier helped pace the offense as he finished 2-for-3 with two walks and two RBIs. Yasiel Puig went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run. Cody Bellinger ended the contest 2-for-4. Dylan Floro took the loss in relief as he surrendered one earned run on one hit with one strikeout and three walks over two-thirds of an inning.

Madison Bumgarner (4-4, 2.69 ERA) gets the nod for the Giants today, while the Dodgers are turning to Clayton Kershaw (5-5, 2.58).

MLB Betting Trends

San Francisco

The under is 14-5-1 in the last 20 Giants road games. San Francisco is 2-8 in Bumgarner's last 10 starts versus the Dodgers.

Los Angeles 

The under is 25-7-2 in Kershaw's last 34 starts versus the Giants. Los Angeles is 53-15 in Kershaw's last 68 home starts.

Prediction:

Kershaw did not pitch all that well last start against Oakland, but he's done a fantastic job against San Francisco in his career and is also typically dominant at home. Look for Kershaw to bounce back strong tonight and lead San Francisco to a decisive win.

 

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: LOS ANGELES DODGERS RL + 105

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