Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants: Best Odds and Preview for September 4, 2021


By BestOdds Analyst | September 4, 2021, 2:49 am

The Los Angeles Dodgers (85-50) match up with the San Francisco Giants (86-49) after Corey Seager had a four-hit outing in a 3-2 loss to the Giants. The Dodgers are favored (-160) in this matchup with the Giants (+140), which begins at 9:05 PM ET on Saturday.

Los Angeles has Julio Urias projected to start, while San Francisco has not named a starter.

Best Odds for Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances to win the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the MLB matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants.

Dodgers Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers have been chosen as favorites in 132 games this year and have walked away with the win 85 times (64.4%) in those games.
  • Los Angeles’ games have gone over the total in 55 of their 135 opportunities.
  • The Dodgers have scored 680 runs this season, which ranks fourth in MLB.
  • In 10 games as the favorite over the last 10 matchups, Los Angeles has a record of 7-3.
  • The Dodgers and their opponents have hit the under or pushed in each of their last 10 games that had a posted total.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Urias (15-3 with a 3.17 ERA and 160 strikeouts in 150 2/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Dodgers, his 27th of the season.
  • The lefty’s most recent time out was on Tuesday against the Braves, when he tossed six innings, surrendering two earned runs while allowing four hits.
  • Urías’ team has a 20-6 record in his starts this season.
  • Urías has had 26 starts with a total this season, and the teams combined hit the over in 15 of those games.

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Max Muncy 116 .259 .380 .545 30 78 104
Trea Turner 121 .322 .367 .511 20 57 156
Mookie Betts 94 .263 .366 .507 19 46 95
Will Smith 108 .263 .364 .506 22 65 92
A.J. Pollock 105 .295 .344 .504 16 57 104
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Giants Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Giants have compiled a 31-26 record in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 54.4% of those games).
  • In the 135 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for San Francisco, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 59 times (59-71-5).
  • The Giants have the No. 9 offense in baseball scoring 4.8 runs per game (637 total runs).
  • San Francisco has a 2-4 record over the six games it was moneyline underdogs in its last 10 matchups.
  • In their last 10 matchups, the Giants and their opponents combined to go over the run total two times.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Darin Ruf 102 .279 .400 .535 14 36 60
Evan Longoria 56 .287 .374 .523 10 31 50
Brandon Belt 78 .244 .347 .536 20 41 61
Buster Posey 90 .298 .384 .495 16 42 94
Kris Bryant 93 .267 .357 .503 18 51 87

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