San Francisco Giants (58-34) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (58-36)
July 19, 2021 10:10 pm EDT
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -105 / San Francisco Giants -105; Over/Under: -8.5
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The San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers meet Monday in MLB action at Dodger Stadium. The Giants look for a win after winning eight of their last 12 games. The Dodgers look for a win after winning five of their last seven games.
The San Francisco Giants have scored nine runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 12 games. The Giants have won seven of their last eight games when scoring four or more runs. Brandon Crawford leads the Giants with 78 hits and 58 RBI while Buster Posey and Mike Yastrzemski have combined for 130 hits and 66 RBI. Kevin Gausman gets the ball, and he is 9-3 with a 1.73 ERA and 133 strikeouts this season. Gausman is 1-3 with a 3.82 ERA and 37 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have scored 24 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last eight games. The Dodgers have won 11 of their last 14 games when scoring four or more runs. Justin Turner leads the Dodgers with 97 hits and 54 RBI while Mookie Betts and Chris Taylor have combined for 168 hits and 89 RBI. Tony Gonsolin gets the ball, and he is 1-0 with a 2.13 ERA and 31 strikeouts this season. Gonsolin is 0-1 with a 1.80 ERA and six strikeouts in his career against the Giants.
The Giants are 6-2 in their last 8 Monday games and 19-9 in their last 28 road games. The Dodgers are 55-21 in their last 76 home games and 40-18 in their last 58 overall. The under is 5-2 in Giants last 7 overall. The under is 9-2-2 in Dodgers last 13 home games. The Giants are 3-8 in the last 11 meetings.
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Kevin Gausman has quietly been one of the better pitchers in baseball and that includes allowing seven hits and three runs in his last 13 innings. Tony Gonsolin has been great in his own right, but he’s still working his way into the season and has just 25.1 innings under his belt. The Giants are a team that doesn’t get the respect they deserve from oddsmakers. Give me the Giants, assuming we can get plus money out of this line eventually.