San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Odds & Game Analysis | August 4


By Claudio Fortuna | August 4, 2022 1:29 PM

The Los Angeles Dodgers visit the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park, taking the field at 3:45pm ET on Thursday August 4th, 3:45pm ET. The San Francisco Giants are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the Major League Baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants.

San Francisco and Los Angeles Betting Info

  • Four of the Giants’ last five games against NL West opponents have gone OVER the total runs line.
  • The Giants have lost each of their last 10 games against NL West opponents.

Los Angeles Dodgers Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .259
Team OBP .336
AVG Runs Scored 5.3
Team ERA 2.95
Team WHIP 1.08
Starters ERA 2.78
Starters WHIP 1.06

Key Players for Los Angeles

  • Phillip Bickford: 5.05 ERA, 8.58 K/9, 1.09 WHIP
  • Craig Kimbrel: 4.14 ERA, 12.89 K/9, 1.51 WHIP
  • Julio Urías: 2.57 ERA, 8.48 K/9, 0.99 WHIP
  • Cody Bellinger: .206 Batting Avg, .264 OBP, .383 SLG, .647 OPS, 51 Runs
  • Maxwell Muncy: .167 Batting Avg, .314 OBP, .317 SLG, .631 OPS, 42 Runs
  • Trea Turner: .306 Batting Avg, .347 OBP, .500 SLG, .847 OPS, 62 Runs
  • Gavin Lux: .295 Batting Avg, .372 OBP, .423 SLG, .795 OPS, 52 Runs
  • Miguel Vargas: .500 Batting Avg, .500 OBP, .750 SLG, 1.250 OPS, 0 Runs
  • William Smith: .262 Batting Avg, .352 OBP, .463 SLG, .815 OPS, 41 Runs
  • Frederick Freeman: .324 Batting Avg, .400 OBP, .533 SLG, .933 OPS, 72 Runs
  • Markus Betts: .267 Batting Avg, .339 OBP, .528 SLG, .867 OPS, 73 Runs

San Francisco Giants Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .234
Team OBP .318
AVG Runs Scored 4.6
Team ERA 3.93
Team WHIP 1.28
Starters ERA 3.61
Starters WHIP 1.19

Key Players for San Francisco

  • Alexander Young: 3.86 ERA, 3.86 K/9, 1.71 WHIP
  • Jakob Junis: 2.78 ERA, 7.41 K/9, 1.05 WHIP
  • Camilo Doval: 3.14 ERA, 11.30 K/9, 1.26 WHIP
  • Michael Yastrzemski: .224 Batting Avg, .320 OBP, .388 SLG, .708 OPS, 44 Runs
  • Jonathan Davis: .250 Batting Avg, .250 OBP, .250 SLG, .500 OPS, 0 Runs
  • Luis González: .286 Batting Avg, .354 OBP, .415 SLG, .769 OPS, 25 Runs
  • Dixon Machado: .167 Batting Avg, .286 OBP, .167 SLG, .453 OPS, 1 Run
  • Brandon Belt: .238 Batting Avg, .348 OBP, .395 SLG, .743 OPS, 23 Runs
  • Joseph Bart: .205 Batting Avg, .299 OBP, .378 SLG, .677 OPS, 21 Runs
  • Wilmer Flores: .253 Batting Avg, .333 OBP, .453 SLG, .786 OPS, 55 Runs
  • Austin Slater: .269 Batting Avg, .370 OBP, .411 SLG, .781 OPS, 36 Runs
  • Yermín Mercedes: .242 Batting Avg, .342 OBP, .364 SLG, .706 OPS, 8 Runs

In the last 5 matchups between the Giants and Dodgers, the Giants won none and the Dodgers won five times. Their most recent matchup on August 3, 2022 ended 3-0 with the Los Angeles Dodgers taking the win.

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