Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants: NLDS Game 3 Best Odds and Preview for October 11, 2021


By Claudio Fortuna | October 10, 2021, 10:46 am

The No. 1 team in the NL, the Los Angeles Dodgers (106-56), are favored (-197) at home against the No. 2 team in the league, the San Francisco Giants (107-55), who are +166 underdogs. The showdown of top teams is Monday at 9:37 PM ET at Dodger Stadium.

Los Angeles has Max Scherzer expected to start, while San Francisco has yet to name 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 victorous in 106, or 66.7%, of the 159 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season.
  • Los Angeles and their opponents have gone over in 69 of their 162 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Dodgers are among the highest scoring teams in the league, ranking fourth with 830 total runs this season.
  • Los Angeles has been favored in 10 of its past 10 games and won nine of those matchups.
  • When it comes to the over/under, the Dodgers and their foes are 7-3 in their previous 10 contests.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Scherzer makes the start for the Dodgers, his 31st of the season. He is 15-4 with a 2.46 ERA and 236 strikeouts in 179 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander’s most recent appearance was on Thursday against the Cardinals, when he threw 4 1/3 innings, surrendering one earned run while allowing three hits.
  • Scherzer’s 13 starts have all been wins for his team this season.
  • Scherzer’s starts went over the run total six times in 13 games with a set total this season.

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Corey Seager 95 .306 .394 .521 16 57 108
Trea Turner 148 .328 .375 .536 28 77 195
A.J. Pollock 116 .297 .355 .536 21 69 114
Will Smith 129 .258 .365 .495 25 76 107
Mookie Betts 121 .262 .365 .485 23 58 122
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Giants Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Giants have a 35-28 record in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 55.6% of those games).
  • In the 162 games bookmakers have set an over/under for San Francisco, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 74 times (74-83-5).
  • The Giants have the No. 6 offense in baseball scoring five runs per game (804 total runs).
  • In the last 10 games, San Francisco has not been listed as the moneyline underdog by bookmakers.
  • Over their last 10 outings, the Giants and their opponents combined to go over the run total four times.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Darin Ruf 117 .271 .385 .519 16 43 71
Brandon Crawford 136 .298 .373 .522 24 90 144
Buster Posey 113 .304 .390 .499 18 56 120
Kris Bryant 93 .267 .358 .503 18 51 87
Evan Longoria 80 .261 .351 .482 13 46 66

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