Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants Prediction 5/13/2024

The Los Angeles Dodgers (27-15) travel to face off against the San Francisco Giants (19-23) on Monday, May 13th. This game will be played at Oracle Park in San Francisco and televised on SNLA. The Giants are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Dodgers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Padres. First pitch is set for 9:45 ET.

Dodgers vs Giants

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Los Angeles closed out their series vs. the Padres with a 4-0 loss. Heading into the game, the Dodgers were the slight favorite at -109 on the money line. Things really got away from the Dodgers in the 4th inning, as the Padres scored three runs in the inning. Los Angeles’s offense scored their only two runs in the 1st.

Walker Buehler got the start for the Dodgers and took the loss. He only lasted 3 1/3 innings, giving up three earned runs. Mookie Betts had a good day at the plate, going 2/4 with a double and a run scored. The rest of the Dodgers lineup only had two other hits.

Los Angeles is 27-15 overall heading into their road matchup vs. the Giants. The Dodgers lead the NL West by 5.5 games over the Padres and are 8-6 in divisional games this year. Coming into today’s game, they are 8-2 across their last 10 games.

So far, the Dodgers have been really good as the favorite, going 26-13, and they are 12-5 as the favorite on the road. Los Angeles has been really tough to beat at night this season, going 18-7. At home, the Dodgers are 15-8 compared to 12-7 on the road. The team’s series record is 9-6 this year, and they dropped their most recent series vs. the Padres.

When the Dodgers win, they win big, with an average run margin of 4.1 runs. That’s helped them to a 22-20 run line record, including an 11-8 mark on the road. As the favorite, they’re 21-18 vs. the run line.

The Los Angeles Dodgers are on a four-game under streak, and their games have averaged 8.7 runs per game this season. Their over/under record is 22-20, and their games have had an average over/under line of 9 runs. When the over/under line has been set at 7.5 runs, they have gone under in four of six games. Overall, 85.7% of their games have had higher over/under lines than 7.5 runs.

Yoshinobu Yamamoto Gets The Start For The Dodgers

Right-hander Yoshinobu Yamamoto gets the start for the Dodgers today as he faces the Giants on the road. He has made eight starts this year and has a record of 4-1 with an ERA of 2.79. Yamamoto has been pitching well lately, as he has picked up the win in each of his last three outings. In his most recent start, he went eight innings, giving up two earned runs on five hits. So far, he has made four quality starts and is averaging 10.07 strikeouts per nine innings. For the season, he has allowed five home runs.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

Shohei Ohtani and Teoscar Hernandez have been the Dodgers’ top power bats this season, with both players having 11 home runs, which is 3rd in the league. Ohtani is batting .352 for the season, while Hernandez is hitting just .252. Mookie Betts has been a key table-setter for the Dodgers, as he is batting .339 and has an OBP of .441.

Los Angeles comes into the game as the top-scoring team in the league at 5.2 runs per game. They have been even better at home, averaging 5.7 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting .261 and have the league’s best on-base percentage and OPS. The Dodgers also have the league’s best team walk rate.

The Giants’s offense was hot right out of the gates in their most recent game vs. the Reds, closing out their series with a 6-5 win. After allowing three runs to the Reds in the top of the first, the Giants responded with five runs of their own. San Francisco went on to add another run in the 5th inning but gave up the lead right away as the Reds scored three times in the top of the 6th.

Going into the game, the Giants were the slight favorite at -126 on the money line. It was a good day for the offense, as the Giants scored their six runs on nine hits and only hit one home run.

San Francisco is 4th in the NL West, trailing the Dodgers by eight games. The Giants are 19-23 overall, and they have gone 8-9 in divisional matchups. The Giants have won two straight games, and they are 2-1 as home underdogs this year.

At home, the Giants are 11-8 compared to 8-15 on the road. So far, they have been the favorite in 24 games, going 13-11 in those matchups. As for their record as the underdog, the Giants are 6-12 this year. San Francisco’s overall series record is 6-5-2, and they have won two straight series.

Despite being 19-23 against the run line this season, the San Francisco Giants have been a better bet on the road, where they are 12-11. They have been a poor bet at home, going just 7-12 against the run line. The Giants have been a better bet as an underdog, going 11-7 against the run line, compared to just 8-16 as the favorite. They have been outscored by an average of 0.9 runs per game this season.

San Francisco’s over/under record for the season is 19-21, and the average over/under line for their games is 8 runs. In games with an over/under line of 7.5 runs, the over has hit in 8 of 15 games, and 54.8% of their games have had higher over/under lines than 7.5 runs. In their last 10 games, the Giants have had a combined run average of 8.5 runs per game.

Jordan Hicks Gets The Start For The Giants

Giants starter Jordan Hicks has made eight starts this season and has a record of 3-1 to go along with an ERA of 2.30. In his 43 innings of work, he has turned in three quality starts and is averaging 7.33 strikeouts per nine innings. Hicks most recently faced the Rockies, where he picked up the win, going five innings and giving up three earned runs. Before that outing, he had given up just one earned run in three straight starts. So far, he has been much better at home, with an ERA of 1.52 compared to 3.38 on the road.

Giants Offense Breakdown

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San Francisco’s offense has been one of the worst in the league so far, averaging just 3.8 runs per game. They have been a little better on the road, averaging 4 runs per game, but at home, they are averaging just 3.5 runs per contest. As a team, the Giants are batting .239, which is 12th in the league, and their on-base percentage is also just outside the top half of the league. Their team isolated power of .129 is 22nd in the league.

Michael Conforto has been hot of late for the Giants, going 8/19 in his last six games with two homers. He is also on a five-game hitting streak. For the season, Conforto is batting .280 with seven homers. Thairo Estrada has also been a solid power threat for the Giants, as he has six homers and is batting .247.

Dodgers vs Giants Prediction

Our predicted final score for this Dodgers vs. Giants matchup is 5-4 in favor of the Dodgers. However, we actually like the over/under line of 7.5 runs. We see this one going over, and with a payout of -110, this is our recommended bet for this game.

If you’re looking for a money line prediction, the Dodgers are the team we have coming out on top. With the payout for a Dodgers win sitting at -192, there is some value there, but we see the over as the best bet.

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