Dodgers vs. Giants Prediction

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants 9/29/18, Prediction & Odds

The Los Angeles Dodgers remained a game back of first place yesterday with its win at the rival San Francisco Giants. Will Los Angeles secure another important win today or can San Francisco help play spoiler?

Game Snapshot

953 Los Angeles Dodgers at 954 San Francisco Giants

Saturday, September 29, 2018

AT&T Park at 4:05PM ET

TV: MLB Network

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Dodgers are a -275 favorite on the moneyline. The Giants are a +250 underdog, while the total is set at 7 runs. As of Saturday morning, 70 percent of public bets are being placed on visiting Los Angeles. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Turner homers in win

Enrique Hernandez finished 3-for-4 and scored two runs last night in a 3-1 victory by LA at the Giants. Justin Turner was 1-for-4 with a 2-run home run in the fifth inning that broke a 1-1 tie. David Freese ended the game 1-for-2 plus a walk. Yasmani Grandal went 2-for-4 with a double. Hyun-Jin Ryu picked up the win as he gave up one earned run on four hits with three strikeouts and two walks over six innings. Kenley Jansen threw a perfect ninth inning for his 38th save.

Hundley accounts for lone run

Nick Hundley was 1-for-4 with a solo home run last night in the loss to the Dodgers. Joe Panik finished the contest 2-for-4. Brandon Crawford went 1-for-1 with a pair of walks. Aramis Garcia was 2-for-3 plus a walk. Madison Bumgarner suffered the loss as he surrendered three earned runs on seven hits with six strikeouts and a walk over six innings of work.

Clayton Kershaw (9-5, 2.53 ERA) will start today for Los Angeles, while San Francisco is going with Dereck Rodriguez (6-4, 2.50).

MLB Betting Trends

Los Angeles

The Dodgers are 11-4 in their last 15 games overall. The under is 21-5-2 in Kershaw's last 28 Saturday starts.

San Francisco

The Giants are 2-10 in their last 12 Saturday games. The under is 25-7-3 in Kershaw's last 35 starts versus San Francisco.

Prediction:

Already struggling mightily to score runs, now the Giants get to face Kershaw. With Los Angeles needing wins in order to climb back to a hopeful first place tie, it has the right pitcher on the mound today. Rodriguez might make it tough on LA hitters, but he won't have much offensive support. Go with the Dodgers on the runline.

 

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: LOS ANGELES DODGERS RL -155

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