San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers 6/16/2023 – An exciting NL West showdown will occur as the San Francisco Giants (36-32) clash with the Los Angeles Dodgers (38-30) at Dodger Stadium on Friday, June 16. This three-game series is set to ignite the rivalry between these two fierce competitors. The Giants and Dodgers have already met once this season, with the Dodgers coming out on top, winning two out of three games in their April encounter. The San Francisco Giants will emerge as the winners of this matchup per the latest baseball betting odds.
San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers 6/16/2023
|When:||Friday, June 16, 10:10 PM EDT|
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San Francisco Giants
The San Francisco Giants (36-32) are riding high after their recent success, including a thrilling 8-5 ten-inning victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. The Giants have a four-game winning streak, displaying their competitive spirit. They are making their mark in the NL West. They hold an impressive 8-3 record in their last 11 games.
Currently sitting third in the NL West, the Giants are determined to close the gap between themselves and the division leaders, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the Arizona Diamondbacks. With just a few games separating them from the top spot, every win is crucial for San Francisco as they strive to climb the standings.
On Friday, John Brebbia will take the mound as the opening pitcher for the Giants. Brebbia has been a critical contributor to the team’s success this season, showcasing an impressive 2-0 record, a 3.25 ERA, and a 1.08 WHIP. His consistent performances have provided stability and reliability for the Giants’ pitching staff.
The Giants do well with their offense.
As a team, the Giants have demonstrated their offensive prowess with 121 doubles and 87 home runs so far this season. Their slugging rate of .422 showcases their ability to drive the ball and score runs. With a collective batting average of .253, the Giants have accumulated 591 hits and 325 runs scored. Their balanced approach at the plate has resulted in an average of 4.8 runs per game, placing them in the top 10 in the league.
On the pitching side, the Giants have held their own, surrendering 298 runs and boasting a team ERA of 3.93. Their strikeout-to-walk ratio of 3.17 exemplifies their control on the mound. The bullpen has earned 33 holds, proving effective in high-leverage situations this season.
Players to watch: Thairo Estrada 2B (GP 56, AB 233, R 37, H 69, 2B 15, 3B 1, HR 9, RBI 27, TB 113, BB 12, SO 60, SB 15, AVG 0.296, OBP 0.347, SLG 0.485, OPS 0.832, WAR 2.6, J.D. Davis 3B (GP 63, AB 210, R 29, H 60, 2B 11, 3B 1, HR 9, RBI 35, TB 100, BB 26, SO 63, SB 1, AVG 0.286, OBP 0.369, SLG 0.476, OPS 0.845, WAR 1.3
Los Angeles Dodgers
The Los Angeles Dodgers (38-30) are gearing up for a crucial series against their division rivals, the San Francisco Giants. After a tough stretch in June, where they lost two out of three games against the New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, and Philadelphia Phillies, the Dodgers are determined to bounce back and avoid a fourth consecutive series defeat.
Thursday’s game against the Chicago White Sox marked the closing clash of a three-game set at Dodger Stadium. Although the Dodgers managed a 5-1 victory in Tuesday’s opener, they fell short with an 8-4 loss on Wednesday night. As they turn their attention to the Giants, the Boys in Blue are eager to regain their winning momentum and make a statement in the highly competitive NL West.
Bobby Miller is predicted to start for the Dodgers.
Looking ahead to Friday’s game, the Dodgers have not announced their starting pitcher. With Bobby Miller expected to take the mound on Saturday, the team may opt for a bullpen day or call up Gavin Stone for the opening game of the series. Stone, a 24-year-old right-hander, has struggled this season with a disastrous 14.40 ERA and 3.00 WHIP in three starts covering ten innings. His last major-league outing on May 28 was particularly challenging. It posed significant difficulties for him. He gave up seven earned runs on ten hits to the Tampa Bay Rays.
Analyzing the Dodgers’ performance this season, their offensive statistics demonstrate a team that can produce runs. With an on-base percentage of .329 and a team batting average of .242, the Dodgers have recorded 552 base hits and 87 home runs. Their slugging percentage of .457 reflects their ability to drive the ball deep and score runs, averaging an impressive 5.53 runs per game, ranking them third in baseball.
Players to watch: Freddie Freeman 1B (GP 68, AB 269, R 58, H 89, 2B 24, 3B 1, HR 13, RBI 44, TB 154, BB 34, SO 51, SB 9, AVG 0.331, OBP 0.41, SLG 0.572, OPS 0.983, WAR 3.2, Mookie Betts RF (GP 65, AB 255, R 53, H 67, 2B 15, 3B 1, HR 17, RBI 43, TB 135, BB 40, SO 49, SB 5, AVG 0.263, OBP 0.366, SLG 0.529, OPS 0.895, WAR 3
San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Numbers
San Francisco Giants
San Francisco are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco’s last 6 games played on a Friday when on the road.
San Francisco are 2-15 SU in their last 17 games against LA Dodgers.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of San Francisco’s last 20 games against an opponent in the National League West Division division.
San Francisco are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
San Francisco are 1-9 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers.
Los Angeles Dodgers
LA Dodgers are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games at home.
LA Dodgers are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against San Francisco.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers’ last 6 games against an opponent in the National League West Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers’ last 6 games played on a Friday.
San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Picks
With both teams competing for NL West supremacy, this series guarantees intense competition. Expect thrilling moments as well. As the Dodgers take the field against the Giants, they’ll rely on their defensive prowess to support their pitching staff. The best MLB betting trends favor a win for the San Francisco Giants in this game.
Score Prediction: Giants 4, Dodgers 3.Top of Form