Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants Prediction 5/14/2024

The Los Angeles Dodgers (28-15) travel to face off against the San Francisco Giants (19-24) on Tuesday, May 14th. This game will be played at Oracle Park in San Francisco and televised on SNLA. The Dodgers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Giants are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Dodgers. First pitch is set for 9:45 ET.

Dodgers vs Giants

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It was a low-scoring game in the most recent game of this Dodgers vs Giants series. Los Angeles went into the matchup as -221 favorites and squeaked out a 6-4 win. The Giants had a chance to tie or win the game in the 9th inning but could only muster one run.

Yoshinobu Yamamoto got the start for the Dodgers, going just 5 2/3 innings while giving up four runs and striking out six. He did not factor into the decision as Blake Treinen got the win out of the bullpen. Jordan Hicks only went five innings for the Giants, giving up two earned runs on seven hits.

Mookie Betts, Enrique Hernandez, Will Smith, Gavin Lux, and Shohei Ohtani each had two hits for the Dodgers’ offense. Betts and Ohtani each homered in the game. For the Giants, Luis Matos went 1/4 with a home run, while Heliot Ramos was 2/4.

Los Angeles is on the road today vs. the Giants, and they lead the NL West by 6.5 games over the Padres. The Dodgers are 28-15 overall and have gone 9-6 in divisional matchups. The Dodgers have won two straight games as the favorite, and they are 13-5 as the favorite on the road this year.

The Dodgers have been really good in night games this year, going 19-7, which includes an 8-2 mark in their last 10 overall. So far, they have been tough at home, going 15-8, and they have gone 13-7 on the road. This season, the Dodgers are 9-6 in series.

The Dodgers have been a solid bet on the run line this season, going 23-20 overall. They have been especially good on the run line on the road, going 12-8. They have covered the run line in two straight games and are 22-18 on the run line as the favorite.

Los Angeles Dodgers games have gone over the over/under line in 23 of 43 games this season, including 2 of 3 when the line was set at 8 runs. Their games have averaged 8.7 runs per game, and the average over/under line in their games this season has been 9 runs. Their games have had over/under lines set at 8 runs or higher in 33 of 43 games this season, and their games have gone over the over/under line in 23 of 43 games this season.

Gavin Stone Gets The Start For The Dodgers

Right-hander Gavin Stone gets the start for the Dodgers today as he faces the Giants on the road. Stone has made seven starts this season and has a record of 3-1 with an ERA of 3.55. So far, he has turned in four quality starts and is coming off an outing in which he went seven innings, giving up just one earned run and picking up the win. Stone’s WHIP for the season is 1.26, and opponents are batting .236 this year. Per nine innings, he is averaging 6.39 strikeouts and 3.08 walks.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

Shohei Ohtani has been a great addition to the Dodgers lineup this season, as he is batting .354, which is the best mark on the team. Ohtani is also 3rd in the league with 11 home runs. Mookie Betts has also been a key contributor, as he is hitting .341 and has gone deep seven times. Teoscar Hernandez is also tied for 1st on the team with 11 homers but is batting just .244 for the season.

Los Angeles comes into the game as the league’s top-scoring offense at 5.3 runs per game. They are also the best team in terms of on-base percentage, slugging percentage, and OPS. The Dodgers have also been good at avoiding strikeouts this season and are the league’s top home run-hitting team.

San Francisco is 4th in the NL West with a record of 19-24 heading into today’s matchup vs. the Dodgers. Currently, they trail the Dodgers by nine games for the NL West lead. So far, they are 8-10 in divisional games. The Giants dropped the first game of this series vs. the Dodgers.

At home, the Giants are 11-9 this year compared to an 8-15 mark on the road. As the favorite, San Francisco has gone 13-11 this season and 6-13 as the underdog. The Giants’ overall series record is 6-5-2, and they have won two straight series.

When the Giants win, they win big, with an average run margin of +3.3 runs per game. However, when they lose, they tend to lose by a wide margin, with an average run differential of -4.3 runs per game. This has led to an overall run line record of 19-24, with a -1.0 run differential per game. They have been slightly better against the run line on the road, going 12-11, compared to 7-13 at home. As the underdog, they are 11-8 vs. the run line, compared to 8-16 as the favorite.

San Francisco’s over/under record is 20-21 this season, and the average over/under line in their games is 8 runs. However, the over/under line for today’s game against the Dodgers is set at 8 runs, and their combined run average is 8.5 runs per game. In games where the line has been set at 8 runs, their over/under record is 2-4-1. So far this season, 37.2% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8 runs, and 46.5% have had lines set lower than 8 runs. Their last two games have gone over the total, with 10 and 11 runs scored.

Keaton Winn Gets The Start For The Giants

Giants starter Keaton Winn has made eight starts this year and has a record of 3-5. His ERA is 5.63, and opponents are batting .241 this season. Winn’s WHIP is currently 1.23. In his last outing, he took the loss, going just 3 2/3 innings and giving up seven earned runs on seven hits. Before that, he had won two straight starts. Winn has turned in three quality starts this year and is averaging 6.81 strikeouts per nine innings. For the season, he has allowed four homers at home and 19.04 on the road.

Giants Offense Breakdown

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Michael Conforto has been on a tear of late for the Giants, hitting .435 over his last seven games with two homers. For the season, he is batting .280 and is the team’s leader in RBIs, with 20. Conforto also has a team-high seven homers. Thairo Estrada is also swinging a good bat for the Giants, as he has gone 10/38 in his last 10 games, including two homers. Estrada is batting .245 for the season.

Overall, the Giants are averaging just 3.8 runs per game and have been even worse at home, where they are averaging only 3.6 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting .238, which is 14th in the league, and are 13th in home runs. However, their on-base percentage, slugging percentage, and OPS numbers are all in the bottom half of the league.

Dodgers vs Giants Prediction

Our predicted final score for this game is 5-4 in favor of the Dodgers. However, we are actually recommending that you take the over, as the line is sitting at 8 runs, and we have this game going over that at 9-10 runs.

Offensively, we actually have the Dodgers finishing with the most runs in all of today’s games, and we have them finishing with a total of nine hits, compared to the Giants, who we have with eight.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Gavin Stone is projected to finish with seven strikeouts, which is the second most among all starters. As for Keaton Winn, we have him finishing with six strikeouts and have him as the 14th best in terms of K’s.

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