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Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants 10/8/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds & Info

Game San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date & Time Friday October 8, 2021, 9:37 PM (EDT)
Oracle Park Oracle Park, San Francisco, USA
Latest odds
LAD -117 ; O/U 7
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The Los Angeles Dodgers will be on the road Friday to visit the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park for game 1 of the NLDS. Los Angeles has already played and won a playoffs game with a win against the Cardinals in the wild card. Max Scherzer got the start for LAD giving up 1 run on 3 hits across 4.1 innings resulting in a no decision. The Dodgers bullpen held true until Kenley Jansen came on to record all 3 outs in the 9th to pick up the eventual win.

Offensively Los Angeles was held in check with only 7 hits including 2-5 with runners in scoring position to leave 7 men on base. Justin Turner broke the Dodgers scoring drought with a solo home run in the 4th to tie the game at 1 run a piece. After a Cody Bellinger 9th inning walk Chris Taylor hit the game winning 2-run walk off home run for the Dodgers.

The San Francisco Giants open the playoffs Friday against the Dodgers after narrowly beating the Dodgers for the division title. Logan Webb (11-3 3.03 ERA) will take the mound to start the game for San Francisco Friday to open the playoffs. Webb allowed 50 runs on 53 hits in 148.1 innings of work across 27 outings this year.

The Giants ranked 6th in the MLB offensively in 2021 with 4.96 runs on 8.4 hits per game leading to the division title. Brandon Crawford led the Giants offense with a team high .298 batting average to go along with 90 RBI's. Brandon Belt supplied the power with a team high 29 RBI's.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games.
  • LA Dodgers are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games.
  • LA Dodgers are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games against San Francisco.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 9 games.
  • San Francisco are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.

Free MLB Pick:

Los Angeles Dodgers -117

These 2 teams competed all year for the NL West title with the Giants squeaking by to win the division. The Dodgers have already played a playoff game winning in walk off fashion to get to the NLDS. Look for Los Angeles to lean on the better pitcher, while riding the momentum to a game 1 win on Friday. Final Score Prediction, the Los Angeles Dodgers win 5-3.

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