San Francisco Giants (50-28) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (48-31)
June 29, 2021 10:10 pm EDT
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -140 / San Francisco Giants +130; Over/Under: +7
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The San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers meet Tuesday in MLB action at Dodger Stadium. The Giants look for a win after winning 10 of their last 13 games. The Dodgers look to build on their four-game winning streak.
The San Francisco Giants have scored 10 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last 10 games. The Giants have won 10 of their last 11 games when scoring four or more runs. Buster Posey leads the Giants with 60 hits and 27 RBI while Brandon Crawford and Mike Yastrzemski have combined for 105 hits and 77 RBI. Kevin Gausman gets the ball, and he is 8-1 with a 1.49 ERA and 112 strikeouts this season. Gausman is 1-2 with a 3.56 ERA and 33 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have scored 13 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last eight games. The Dodgers have lost five of their last eight games when scoring three or less runs. Justin Turner leads the Dodgers with 77 hits and 40 RBI while Chris Taylor and Mookie Betts have combined for 130 hits and 66 RBI. Walker Buehler gets the ball, and he is 7-1 with a 2.51 ERA and 94 strikeouts this season. Buehler is 5-0 with a 2.51 ERA and 45 strikeouts in his career against the Giants.
The Giants are 6-1 in their last 7 Tuesday games and 20-7 in their last 27 overall. The Dodgers are 51-20 in their last 71 home games and 13-6 in their last 19 overall. The under is 6-1 in Giants last 7 road games. The under is 3-0-1 in Dodgers last 4 overall. The over is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
Once again, the Dodgers are going to be favored at home no matter what and it’s hard to bet against Buehler on the mound. However, the Giants have earned the right to back them in the underdog role and Gausman has been terrific in his own right. We’re getting plus money with one of the best teams in baseball. I’ll take that every time.