San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers


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Today’s matchup is between the San Francisco Giants (30-20) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (31-19). The Giants have won 2 of their last 5 games & the Dodgers have won 4 of their last 5 games.

The Giants are starting Anthony DeSclafani (RHP), on the mound who is 4-2 on the season pitching a 3.54 ERA, 3.56 FIP, .261 wOBA, K% of 22.6%, BB% of 7.1%, 90.5 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.09 WHIP in 56.0 innings pitched.

The Dodgers are starting Walker Buehler (RHP), who is 3-0 on the season with a 2.78 ERA, 3.35 FIP, .261 wOBA, K% of 26.6%, BB% of 3.6%, 88.6 MPH average exit velocity, and a 0.89 WHIP in 58.1 innings pitched.

The Giants are 29th in the Majors in Relieving Pitching (WAR) while the Dodgers are 15th.

On the hitting side, the Giants have a .317 wOBA and a .316 OBP. The Dodgers have a .329 wOBA and a .343 OBP. The Giants have 67 HRs this season while the Dodgers have 57 HRs.

This one for me is simple. The Dodgers have a better starting pitcher, relieving, & overall hitting team. So that's my pick in this one.

  • San Francisco is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • San Francisco is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • LA Dodgers is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Francisco
  • LA Dodgers is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home