San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - 10/1/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Dodgers (88-70) at San Francisco Giants (83-75)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 3:45 pm (AT&T Park)
Br Anderson (9-9) (3.80) vs. T Hudson (8-8) (4.30)
The Line: San Francisco Giants +107 / Los Angeles Dodgers -117 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers meet for the final time this season as the close out their MLB series on Thursday in San Francisco.
The San Francisco Giants came up short of making the post season but it didn’t stop them from beating the Dodgers on Wednesday. Matt Duffy and Nick Noonan each hit home runs and Angel Pagan had a hit as the Dodgers scored five runs on eight hits. Starting pitcher Mike Leake allowed two hits over nine shutout innings to get the win and raise his record to 11-10 for the season. For Thursday’s game the Giants start Tim Hudson who has allowed 131 hits and 58 earned runs while striking out 63 over 121.1 innings for an 8-8 record and a 4.30 ERA.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers didn’t get much offense the day after clinching the NL West as they lost in San Francisco. Carl Crawford and Jimmy Rollins each had hits and Andre Ethier was among three Dodgers who drew a walk as they didn’t score on two hits. Starting pitcher Michael Bolsinger allowed four hits and three runs while striking out seven over 3.1 innings to take the loss and fall to 6-6 for the season. For Thursday’s game the Dodgers start Brett Anderson who has allowed 190 hits and 72 earned runs while striking out 113 over 172.2 innings for a 9-9 record and a 3.75 ERA.
San Francisco is 5-1 in their last six games, 3-10 against a left handed starter, and 2-7 in Hudson’s last nine home starts against a team with a winning record. Los Angeles is 4-12 on the road against a team with a winning record, 2-6 following a loss, and 2-5 in Anderson’s last seven starts against a team with a winning record. Los Angeles is 1-9 in their last 10 games in San Francisco.
With the total in this one set at 7.5 my free pick in this game is going to be under.