San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - 10/2/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Dodgers (91-69) at San Francisco Giants (85-75)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 3:05 pm (AT&T Park)
Kenta Maeda (16-10) (3.28) vs. M Moore (12-12) (4.21)
The Line: San Francisco Giants TBA / Los Angeles Dodgers TBA --- Over/Under: TBA See the Latest Odds
TV: SNLA, CSBA
Headed our way on Sunday from AT&T Park, we’ve got the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants closing out their MLB regular-season action.
On Friday, the Giants took a 9-3 win. On Saturday, San Francisco did it again 3-0.
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Pitching for the Dodgers on Sunday will be RHP Kenta Maeda. In his 31 games and 16-10 record this year, Maeda holds a 3.28 ERA with a 1.09 WHIP in 173 innings. In San Diego his last time up, Maeda put up a loss with four innings, three runs and three earned.
The Dodgers have several notable bats in their order. Corey Seager has hit 193 times with 105 runs, 26 homers and 72 RBI. Adrian Gonzalez holds 161 hits with 69 runs and 90 RBI. Justin Turner holds 152 hits with 78 runs, 27 homers and 90 RBI.
Over on the Giants’ side, we’ll be seeing lefty Matt Moore in the start Sunday. In 32 games and a 12-12 record, Moore has managed a 4.21 ERA with a 1.32 WHIP in 190.1 innings. In a win over Colorado his last time out, Moore put up 7.2 innings with six hits and one earned.
The Giants have some key hitters at their disposal as well. Buster Posey has bagged 152 hits with 82 runs and 77 RBI. Brandon Crawford has hit 151 times with 67 runs and 83 RBI. Denard Span sits on 149 hits with 67 runs and 51 RBI.
The Dodgers are 4-1 in their last five games against a left-handed starter, and 17-7 in their last 24 Sunday games. Los Angeles is also 56-26 in their last 82 game threes of a series, and 1-8 in their last nine road games against a left-handed starter.
As for the Giants, they’re 2-6 in their last eight Sunday games, and 5-2 in Moore’s last seven starts. San Francisco is also 5-2 in Moore’s last seven starts on grass, and the under is 4-0 in the Giants’ last four Sunday games.
The Dodgers are 4-0 in Maeda’s last four starts with four days’ rest, so he’s on quite a roll. I’ll take Los Angeles to get the victory here.