Dodgers vs Giants Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Sep 18

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  • The Dodgers (100-44) are -185 favorites vs the Giants (69-76)
  • Dodgers starting pitcher: Andrew Heaney (3-2), 2.84 ERA
  • Giants starting pitcher: Alexander Cobb (6-6), 3.47 ERA
  • Watch the game on ESPN

The Los Angeles Dodgers (-185) visit Oracle Park to take on the San Francisco Giants (+150) on Sunday, September 18, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 7:08pm EDT in San Francisco.

The Dodgers are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (-105).

The Dodgers vs Giants Over/Under is 7.5 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Dodgers are against the spread (ATS), while the Giants are ATS.

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

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Dodgers-1.5 -105O 7.5 -115-185
Giants +1.5 -115U 7.5 -105+150

Dodgers vs Giants Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Dodgers will win Sunday‘s matchup with 62.3% 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 Sunday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Freddie Freeman has hit the Hits Over in 43 of his last 80 games (+20.05 Units / 19% ROI)
  • Julio Urias has hit the Pitching Outs Over in 21 of his last 25 games (+15.75 Units / 46% ROI)
  • Trea Turner has hit the Singles Over in 52 of his last 76 away games (+14.75 Units / 12% ROI)
  • Freddie Freeman has hit the Total Bases Over in 47 of his last 80 games (+14.70 Units / 17% ROI)
  • Freddie Freeman has hit the Singles Over in 60 of his last 92 games (+14.60 Units / 11% ROI)

Best Giants Player Prop Best Bets Today

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

  • LaMonte Wade Jr has hit the Singles Under in 18 of his last 22 games at home (+11.85 Units / 29% ROI)
  • Thairo Estrada has hit the Total Bases Over in 17 of his last 25 games at home (+10.35 Units / 29% ROI)
  • Wilmer Flores has hit the Singles Under in 11 of his last 12 games (+9.55 Units / 52% ROI)
  • Willie Calhoun has hit the Singles Under in 11 of his last 12 games at home (+9.00 Units / 41% ROI)
  • Thairo Estrada has hit the Singles Over in 10 of his last 11 games at home (+8.85 Units / 63% ROI)

Giants vs Dodgers Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Brandon Crawford 0.5 +775 0.5 -3000
David Villar 0.5 +450 0.5 -900
Evan Longoria 0.5 +375 0.5 -700
J.D. Davis 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100
Joey Bart 0.5 +550 0.5 -1200

Giants vs Dodgers Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Brandon Crawford 0.5 -140 0.5 +100
David Villar 0.5 -135 0.5 -105
Evan Longoria 0.5 -155 0.5 +110
J.D. Davis 0.5 -120 0.5 -115
Joey Bart 0.5 -115 0.5 -120

Giants vs Dodgers RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Brandon Crawford 0.5 +280 0.5 -450
David Villar 0.5 +225 0.5 -350
Evan Longoria 0.5 +195 0.5 -300
J.D. Davis 0.5 +240 0.5 -350
Joey Bart 0.5 +275 0.5 -450

Giants vs Dodgers Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Alex Cobb 4.5 -105 4.5 -135
Andrew Heaney 6.5 -115 6.5 -115
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 35 of their last 60 games (+14.10 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 83 of their last 140 games (+11.43 Units / 6% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers have covered the Run Line in 10 of their last 13 games (+7.50 Units / 49% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers have hit the Moneyline in 8 of their last 10 games (+5.15 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers have hit the Game Total Over in 8 of their last 13 games (+3.60 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The San Francisco Giants have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 38 of their last 66 games at home (+16.00 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The San Francisco Giants have hit the Game Total Under in 9 of their last 10 games (+7.90 Units / 73% ROI)
  • The San Francisco Giants have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 5 of their last 8 games at home (+2.60 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The San Francisco Giants have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 5 of their last 8 games at home (+2.23 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The San Francisco Giants have hit the Moneyline in 4 of their last 7 games (+1.75 Units / 24% ROI)

Dodgers Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Dodgers have gone against the Run Line ( Units / ROI).

  • away moneyline record when betting on the Moneyline for ML units Units / ML ROI ROI
  • away total over record when betting on the total runs Over for over units Units / over ROI ROI
  • away total under record when betting on the total runs Under for under units Units / under ROI ROI

Giants Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Dodgers have gone against the Run Line ( Units / ROI).

  • home moneyline record when betting on the Moneyline for ML units Units / ML ROI ROI
  • home total over record when betting on the total runs Over for over units Units / over ROI ROI
  • home total under record when betting on the total runs Under for under units Units / under ROI ROI

Opponents are hitting .388 (19-for-49) against Andrew Heaney in late innings since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 152 total IP; League Avg: .239 — first Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of 25% (64/252) against Andrew Heaney on inside fastballs since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 152 total IP; League Avg: 16% — 99th Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of 40% (35/87) against Andrew Heaney this month (2 games) — 2nd best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 7 total IP; League Avg: 25% — 99th Percentile.

Andrew Heaney has allowed at least one HR in each of his last five games dating back to August 18th — Josiah Gray has the longest active streak at 13.

Alexander Cobb: Giants Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Opponents have a groundball rate of 61% (85/139) against Alex Cobb in two-strike counts this season — 5th highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 71 total IP; League Avg: 45% — 97th Percentile.

Right-handed hitters have a groundball rate of 60% (117/194) against Alex Cobb this season — 4th highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 71 total IP; League Avg: 43% — 97th Percentile.

Alex Cobb has thrown his changeup 49% of the time (198/403) with runners in scoring position this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 71 total CH; League Avg: 16% — 100th Percentile.

Opponents have a groundball rate of 59% (229/387) against Alex Cobb in non-two strike counts since the start of last season — 3rd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 152 total IP; League Avg: 43% — 98th Percentile.

Dodgers Keys to the Game vs. the Giants

The Dodgers are 51-26 (.662) on the road this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .471.

The Dodgers are 41-3 (.932) when totaling 5 or more extra base hits this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .804.

The Dodgers are 90-17 (.841) when allowing 4 or fewer runs this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .704.

The Dodgers are 121-67 (.644) on the road since the 2020 season — best in MLB; League Avg: .463.

Giants Keys to the Game vs. the Dodgers

The Giants are just 6-59 (.092) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season — tied for 8th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .118.

The Giants are just 24-67 (.264) when scoring 4 or fewer runs this season — 10th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .296.

The Giants are 55-4 (.932) when leading entering the 7th inning this season — 8th best in MLB; League Avg: .882.

The Giants are 22-130 (.145) when trailing entering the 8th inning since the 2020 season — best in MLB; League Avg: .085.

Dodgers hitters have an OPS of .773 (3,555 PA’s) in innings 7-9 since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .694.

Dodgers hitters have an OBP of .338 (4,015 PA’s) against RHP this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .310.

Dodgers hitters have an OPS of .781 (1,683 PA’s) in innings 7-9 this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .684.

Dodgers hitters have chased 24% of pitches out of the zone against RHP since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 28%.

Giants hitters have an OBP of just .292 (634 PA’s) when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .323.

The Giants are batting just .209 when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .264.

Giants hitters have chased 25% of pitches out of the zone against RHP since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 28%.

Giants hitters are slugging just .359 when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .444.

Dodgers pitchers have an ERA of 2.85 (1396.2 IP) on the road since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 4.30.

Dodgers pitchers have allowed an average Exit Velocity of 87.3 MPH (3,289 batted balls) this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 88.6.

Dodgers pitchers have an ERA of 2.91 (1664.1 IP) on the road since the start of 2020 — best in MLB; League Avg: 4.36.

The Dodgers pitchers have allowed an average Exit Velocity of just 87.3 MPH this season (3,289 balls in play) — best in MLB; League Avg: 88.6

Opponents have a groundball rate of 48% against Giants pitchers this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

Giants pitchers have walked 169 of 2,747 batters (6%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of last season — tied for 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Giants pitchers have won 43% of games in which they have allowed their opponent to score in three different innings on the road since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 24%.

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

Giants vs. Dodgers Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Luis González (Giants): Back, Day-to-Day
  • Gregory Santos (Giants): Groin, D60
  • Carlos Rodón (Giants): Hand, Day-to-Day
  • Brandon Belt (Giants): Knee, D60
  • Donovan Walton (Giants): Shoulder, D60
  • Austin Slater (Giants): Hand, D10
  • Robert Wood (Giants): Shoulder, D15
  • José Álvarez (Giants): Elbow, D60
  • Thomas La Stella (Giants): Neck, D10
  • Mauricio Llovera (Giants): Hip, D60
  • Colton Welker (Giants): Shoulder, D60
  • Samuel Long (Giants): Oblique, D60
  • Samuel Delaplane (Giants): Forearm, D60
  • Anthony DeSclafani (Giants): Ankle, D60
  • LaMonte Wade Jr. (Giants): Side, Day-to-Day
  • David Price (Dodgers): Wrist, D15
  • Victor González (Dodgers): Elbow, D60
  • Blake Treinen (Dodgers): Shoulder, D15
  • Anthony Gonsolin (Dodgers): Forearm, D15
  • Walker Buehler (Dodgers): Elbow, D60
  • Yency Almonte (Dodgers): Elbow, D15
  • Brusdar Graterol (Dodgers): Elbow, D15
  • Daniel Hudson (Dodgers): ACL, D60
  • Kevin Pillar (Dodgers): Shoulder, D60
  • James Nelson (Dodgers): Elbow, D60
  • Daniel Duffy (Dodgers): Hand, D60

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