Dodgers vs. Giants MLB Prediction
The Dodgers and Giants have identical 85-49 records and sit tied atop the National League West standings. With the two teams set to meet tonight in Game 1 of a three-game series, which side will take the opener?
961 Los Angeles Dodgers (-130) at 962 San Francisco Giants (+110); o/u 8.5
9:45 p.m. ET, Friday, September 3, 2021
Oracle Field, San Francisco, CA
Los Angeles Dodgers DFS Notes
Max Muncy went 2-for-4 with a home run against the Braves on Wednesday. Muncy took Max Fried deep to left-center field in the first inning to put the Dodgers on the board. He later added a triple in the third. The 31-year-old infielder has made his case for National League MVP consideration with a .261/.388/.549 slash line, 30 home run, and 78 RBI across 482 plate appearances.
San Francisco Giants DFS Notes
Giants manager Dave Roberts confirmed that Anthony DeSclafani will start on Friday against the Dodgers. DeSclafani will be on the bump after leaving Saturday's game early -- but it was not injury-related. The right-hander will make his start in a massive game against the Dodgers, as both teams are tied for the NL West lead for the first time since September of 1997.
Dodgers vs. Giants MLB Betting Prediction
The Dodgers are 11-3 in their last 14 games in San Francisco, are 10-1 I their last 11 road games and are 43-17 in their last 60 games following an off day. They’re also 41-18 in their last 59 games overall, are 76-33 in their last 109 games as a road favorite and are 136-65 in their last 201 versus National League West overall. On the other side, the Giants are 1-4 in their last five games overall and are 0-4 in their last four games as an underdog.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: LOS ANGELES DODGERS -130