Dodgers vs Giants Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 4

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  • The Dodgers (71-33) are -225 favorites vs the Giants (51-54)
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The Los Angeles Dodgers (-225) visit Oracle Park to take on the San Francisco Giants (+180) on Thursday, August 4, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 3:45pm EDT in San Francisco.

The Dodgers are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (-130).

The Dodgers vs Giants Over/Under is 8 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Dodgers are 71-33 against the spread (ATS), while the Giants are 47-58 ATS.

Dodgers vs. Giants Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Dodgers-1.5 -130O 8 -110-225
Giants +1.5 +105U 8 -110+180

Dodgers vs Giants Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Dodgers will win Thursday‘s matchup with 54.4% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Dodgers and Giants and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Dodgers Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Dodgers players for Thursday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Chris Taylor has hit the Runs Under in 15 of his last 16 away games (+13.35 Units / 56% ROI)
  • Chris Taylor has hit the Hits Under in 9 of his last 10 games (+10.45 Units / 82% ROI)
  • Chris Taylor has hit the Singles Under in 14 of his last 16 away games (+10.40 Units / 36% ROI)
  • Chris Taylor has hit the RBIs Under in 14 of his last 16 away games (+9.25 Units / 27% ROI)
  • Chris Taylor has hit the Total Bases Under in 10 of his last 11 games (+9.00 Units / 56% ROI)

Best Giants Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Giants players for Thursday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Joc Pederson has hit the Hits Under in 9 of his last 13 games (+9.20 Units / 71% ROI)
  • Thairo Estrada has hit the Total Bases Over in 12 of his last 17 games (+8.35 Units / 35% ROI)
  • Jason Vosler has hit the Hits Over in 11 of his last 14 games (+8.25 Units / 45% ROI)
  • Jason Vosler has hit the Total Bases Over in 11 of his last 14 games (+8.15 Units / 44% ROI)
  • Donovan Walton has hit the Total Bases Under in 8 of his last 10 games (+8.05 Units / 81% ROI)

Giants vs Dodgers Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Austin Slater 0.5 +625 0.5 -1600
Austin Wynns 0.5 +1000 0.5 -10000
Johnson 0.5 +850 0.5 -5000
Dixon Machado 0.5 +1000 0.5 -10000
J.D. Davis 0.5 +575 0.5 -1600

Giants vs Dodgers Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Austin Slater 0.5 -250 0.5 +170
Austin Wynns 0.5 -150 0.5 +105
Johnson 0.5 -155 0.5 +110
Dixon Machado 0.5 -140 0.5 -105
J.D. Davis 0.5 -160 0.5 +110

Giants vs Dodgers RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Austin Slater 0.5 +240 0.5 -375
Austin Wynns 0.5 +310 0.5 -550
Johnson 0.5 +275 0.5 -450
Dixon Machado 0.5 +310 0.5 -550
J.D. Davis 0.5 +240 0.5 -375

Giants vs Dodgers Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Jake Junis 3.5 -160 3.5 +115
Clayton Kershaw 5.5 -175 5.5 +120
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers have covered the Run Line in 62 of their last 101 games (+20.15 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers have hit the Moneyline in 26 of their last 31 games (+14.40 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 62 of their last 100 games (+13.15 Units / 10% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers have hit the Game Total Under in 56 of their last 104 games (+11.35 Units / 10% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in their last 10 away games (+10.00 Units / 56% ROI)
  • The San Francisco Giants have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 28 of their last 47 games at home (+14.85 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The San Francisco Giants have hit the Game Total Under in 17 of their last 30 games at home (+5.70 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The San Francisco Giants have hit the Moneyline in 8 of their last 13 games at home (+2.65 Units / 15% ROI)

Dodgers Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Dodgers have gone 63-41 against the Run Line (+18.6 Units / 15.02% ROI).

  • 71-33 when betting on the Moneyline for +2.4 Units / 1.14% ROI
  • 40-56 when betting on the total runs Over for -21.85 Units / -19.12% ROI
  • 56-40 when betting on the total runs Under for +11.35 Units / 9.89% ROI

Giants Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Dodgers have gone 47-58 against the Run Line (-16.7 Units / -12.82% ROI).

  • 51-54 when betting on the Moneyline for -21.9 Units / -14.21% ROI
  • 50-49 when betting on the total runs Over for -3.85 Units / -3.36% ROI
  • 49-50 when betting on the total runs Under for -6.8 Units / -5.8% ROI

Clayton Kershaw has thrown his slider 66% of the time (404/613) when he’s behind in the count since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 132 total SL; League Avg: 19% — 100th Percentile.

Clayton Kershaw has allowed an OBP of just .175 (234 PA’s) versus the bottom of the order since the start of last season — best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 132 total IP; League Avg: .275 — 100th Percentile.

Clayton Kershaw has thrown breaking pitches 66% of the time (405/613) when behind in the count since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 132 total IP; League Avg: 22% — 100th Percentile.

Clayton Kershaw has allowed an OPS of just .770 (152 PA’s) when he’s behind in the count since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 132 total IP; League Avg: 1.059 — 99th Percentile.

: Giants Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Jakob Junis has thrown his slider 54% of the time (471/879) this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 51 total SL; League Avg: 25% — 100th Percentile.

Jakob Junis has thrown off-speed pitches 70% of the time (612/879) this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 51 total NonFB; League Avg: 47% — 100th Percentile.

Jakob Junis has recorded 39 of his 48 strikeouts (81%) with his slider this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 51 total IP; League Avg: 25% — 100th Percentile.

Jakob Junis has thrown breaking pitches 54% of the time (471/879) this season — 7th highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 51 total IP; League Avg: 32% — 96th Percentile.

Dodgers Keys to the Game vs. the Giants

The Dodgers are 36-18 (.667) on the road this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .477.

The Dodgers are 35-15 (.700) at home this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .523.

The Dodgers are 186-38 (.830) when allowing 4 or fewer runs since the 2020 season — best in MLB; League Avg: .722.

The Dodgers are 64-13 (.831) when allowing 4 or fewer runs this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .706.

Giants Keys to the Game vs. the Dodgers

The Giants are just 6-13 (.316) when tied entering the 7th inning this season — 4th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Giants are just 6-9 (.400) when tied entering the 8th inning this season — 7th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Giants are 40-2 (.952) when leading entering the 7th inning this season — 6th best in MLB; League Avg: .886.

The Giants are 21-111 (.159) when trailing entering the 8th inning since the 2020 season — best in MLB; League Avg: .086.

Dodgers hitters have an OPS of .771 (3,107 PA’s) in innings 7-9 since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .694.

Dodgers hitters have an OPS of .780 (1,235 PA’s) in innings 7-9 this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .680.

Dodgers hitters have an OPS of .780 (3,818 PA’s) in innings 7-9 since the start of 2020 — best in MLB; League Avg: .695.

The Dodgers have a winning percentage of 71% at home since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 53%.

Giants hitters have an OBP of .323 (7,243 PA’s) against RHP since the start of last season — tied for 5th best in MLB; League Avg: .313.

Giants hitters have drawn 699 walks in 7,243 PA’s (10%) against RHP since the start of last season — 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Giants hitters have chased 26% of pitches out of the zone against RHP this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 29%.

The Giants have scored first in just 40% of their road games this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 54%.

Dodgers pitchers have an ERA of 2.96 (1190.1 IP) on the road since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 4.33.

The Dodgers pitchers have allowed an average Exit Velocity of just 87.2 MPH since the start of last season (6,141 balls in play) — best in MLB; League Avg: 88.7

Dodgers pitchers have allowed an average Exit Velocity of 87.2 MPH (2,426 batted balls) this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 88.6.

Dodgers pitchers have an ERA of 3.00 (2379.1 IP) since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 4.16.

Opponents have a groundball rate of 49% against Giants pitchers this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

Opponents have a groundball rate of 47% against Giants pitchers since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

Giants pitchers have walked 706 of 9,938 batters (7%) since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Giants pitchers have walked 147 of 2,393 batters (6%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Giants vs. Dodgers Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Joseph Bart (Giants): Groin, Day-to-Day
  • Joc Pederson (Giants): Concussion, D7
  • José Álvarez (Giants): Elbow, D60
  • Mauricio Llovera (Giants): Hip, D60
  • Brandon Crawford (Giants): Right Knee, D10
  • Colton Welker (Giants): Shoulder, D60
  • Evan Longoria (Giants): Hamstring, D10
  • Samuel Delaplane (Giants): Forearm, D60
  • Zack Littell (Giants): Oblique, D15
  • Thairo Estrada (Giants): Concussion, D7
  • Anthony DeSclafani (Giants): Ankle, D60
  • Justin Turner (Dodgers): Abdomen, D10
  • Blake Treinen (Dodgers): Shoulder, D60
  • Edwin Ríos (Dodgers): Hamstring, D60
  • Victor González (Dodgers): Elbow, D60
  • Walker Buehler (Dodgers): Elbow, D60
  • Brusdar Graterol (Dodgers): Shoulder, D15
  • Dustin May (Dodgers): Elbow, D60
  • Daniel Hudson (Dodgers): ACL, D60
  • Kevin Pillar (Dodgers): Shoulder, D60
  • James Nelson (Dodgers): Elbow, D60
  • Thomas Kahnle (Dodgers): Forearm, D60
  • Daniel Duffy (Dodgers): Hand, D60
  • Christopher Taylor (Dodgers): Foot, D10

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