Dodgers vs. Giants Prediction, Computer Picks, Odds & Pitching Matchup 9/16/2022

by | Sep 15, 2022

The Los Angeles Dodgers (98-44), led by Trea Turner on an 11-game hitting streak, will meet the San Francisco Giants (69-74) Friday at Oracle Park. The Dodgers are -175 favorites for the matchup, which starts at 10:15 PM ET. Dustin May gets the starting nod for Los Angeles while Logan Webb is San Francisco’s starter for the contest.

Dodgers vs. Giants Spread and Betting Line

Dodgers vs Giants Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Dodgers -175 +150 7.5 -115 -105 -1.5 -105 -115

Computer Predictions for Dodgers vs. Giants

After digging through all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup, our best bet is the Giants on the moneyline at +150. Our computer picks see the scoring going over the total of 7.5 runs.

Our computer pick: San Francisco Giants (+150) and Over (7.5)

Dodgers vs. Giants Game Info

  • Los Angeles Dodgers probable starting pitcher: Dustin May
  • San Francisco Giants probable starting pitcher: Logan Webb
  • Game Day: Friday, September 16, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:15 PM ET
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Stadium: Oracle Park

Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants Pitching Matchup

May Webb
4 GS 29
1-2 W-L 13-8
4.71 ERA 3.19
21.0 IP 178.0
11 BB 46
21 SO 149

Dodgers Starter Dustin May

  • The Dodgers will send May (1-2) to make his fifth start of the season. He is 1-2 with a 4.71 ERA and 21 strikeouts through 21 innings pitched.
  • The righty’s most recent appearance was on Saturday against the San Diego Padres, when he threw five innings, surrendering three earned runs while allowing five hits.
  • The 25-year-old has put up an ERA of 4.71, with 9.0 strikeouts per nine innings, in four games this season. Opposing hitters have a .200 batting average against him.
  • May is aiming for his fifth straight outing lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.1 innings per appearance on the hill.
  • The opposing Giants offense has the 19th-ranked slugging percentage (.387) and is 13th in MLB play with 160 home runs. It has a collective .232 batting average, and is 23rd in MLB with 1100 total hits and 14th in MLB play scoring 626 runs.

Giants Starter Logan Webb

  • Webb (13-8) will take to the mound for the Giants and make his 30th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Saturday, when he threw seven innings against the Chicago Cubs, giving up two earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • The 25-year-old has pitched in 29 games this season with an ERA of 3.19, a 3.239 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.169.
  • He’s looking to extend his two-game quality start streak.
  • Webb has three starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • The Dodgers have scored 769 runs this season, which ranks first in MLB. They have 1261 hits, fourth in baseball, with 196 home runs (fourth in the league).
  • This season, the right-hander has pitched against the Dodgers in three games, and they have gone 20-for-66 with six doubles, two home runs and nine RBI over 17 innings.
  • The 25-year-old’s 3.19 ERA ranks 19th, 1.169 WHIP ranks 28th, and 7.5 K/9 ranks 34th among qualified pitchers in the majors this year.

Dodgers Betting Picks & Insights

  • This season, the Dodgers have been favored 143 times and won 101, or 70.6%, of those games.
  • Los Angeles has entered 94 games this season favored by -175 or more and is 66-28 in those contests.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Dodgers have a 63.6% chance to win.
  • Los Angeles’ games have gone over the total in 67 of their 148 chances.
  • In 148 games with a spread this season, the Dodgers are 90-58-0 ATS.

Giants Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Giants have won in 15, or 29.4%, of the 51 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year.
  • This year, San Francisco has won six of 13 games when listed as at least +150 or worse on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Giants have a 40% chance of pulling out a win.
  • San Francisco and their opponents have gone over in 68 of their 144 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Giants are 66-77-0 against the spread in their 143 games that had a posted line this season.

Dodgers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Freddie Freeman leads the Dodgers with a team-best batting average of .325.
  • Of all batters in baseball, Freeman is 51st in home runs and 11th in RBI.
  • Mookie Betts’ 34 home runs pace his team.
  • Of all MLB hitters, Betts ranks seventh in home runs and 33rd in RBI.
  • Turner has a team-high 96 runs batted in.
  • Turner will look to build on his 11-game hitting in this game. In his last 10 games he is hitting .289 with four doubles, two triples, two home runs, three walks and 10 RBI.
  • Will Smith has 24 doubles, a triple, 22 home runs and 54 walks while batting .258.
  • Smith takes a two-game streak with at least one hit into this one. During his last five outings he is hitting .200 with a double, a home run, three walks and an RBI.
Freddie Freeman 141 .325 .399 .524 20 91 179
Mookie Betts 123 .275 .348 .558 34 77 138
Trea Turner 140 .305 .350 .488 20 96 175
Will Smith 121 .258 .349 .465 22 82 115
Justin Turner 115 .276 .349 .448 13 78 116

Giants Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Wilmer Flores has driven in the most runs for the Giants with 65 runs batted in.
  • Flores’ home run total places him 62nd in MLB, and he ranks 60th in RBI.
  • Thairo Estrada’s .264 batting average is a team-high mark.
  • Estrada is 119th overall in homers and 95th in RBI this season.
  • Joc Pederson has 22 home runs, best in the lineup.
  • Mike Yastrzemski is batting .209 with 27 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs and 56 walks.
Wilmer Flores 135 .231 .315 .406 18 65 108
Thairo Estrada 124 .264 .321 .410 13 55 114
Joc Pederson 119 .266 .346 .516 22 63 89
Mike Yastrzemski 130 .209 .307 .368 12 45 88
Brandon Crawford 103 .224 .304 .341 8 45 79

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