Giants vs. Dodgers - 6/11/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Dodgers (33-29) at San Francisco Giants (36-26)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 7:15 pm (AT&T Park)
S Kazmir (5-3) (4.46) vs. J Samardzija (7-4) (3.33)
The Line: San Francisco Giants -128 / Los Angeles Dodgers +118 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants play game two Saturday night on Fox.
The Los Angeles Dodgers look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 16 games. The Dodgers have allowed six runs in their last three games and three or less runs in 10 of their last 13 games. The Los Angeles Dodgers have an ERA of 3.36 and have won 10 of their last 13 games when allowing three or less runs. Offensively, Corey Seager leads Los Angeles with 67 hits, Adrian Gonzalez has 29 RBI and Trayce Thompson has 10 home runs. Scott Kazmir gets the nod, and he’s 5-3 with a 4.46 ERA and 72 strikeouts this season. Kazmir is 1-2 with a 5.23 ERA and 19 strikeouts in his career against the Giants.
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The San Francisco Giants could use a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Giants have allowed nine runs in their last three games and five or more runs in six of their last 12 games. The San Francisco Giants have an ERA of 3.55 and have lost five straight games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Denard Span leads San Fran with 60 hits, Brandon Belt has 29 RBI and Hunter Pence has seven home runs. Jeff Samardzija takes the hill, and he’s 7-4 with a 3.33 ERA and 68 strikeouts this season. Samardzija is 1-3 with a 4.79 ERA and 20 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
The Dodgers are 5-0 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series and 4-1 in Kazmirs last 5 starts. The Giants are 4-1 in their last 5 Saturday games and 46-20 in their last 66 during game 2 of a series. The Dodgers are 3-11 in the last 14 meetings in San Francisco.
The Giants always play the Dodgers well at home and had their chances to beat Kershaw Friday night. Samardzija has been solid this season and should be able to help the home team tie up this series.