Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants 7/26/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 7/25/2014
Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:05 PM on SNLA, CSBy
AT&T Park, San Francisco, California
Los Angeles Dodgers - Kershaw, C (11-2) vs. San Francisco Giants - Vogelsong, R (5-7)
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The Los Angeles Dodgers (11-2, 1.92 ERA) will send Clayton Kershaw to the mound to face the San Francisco Giants' Ryan Vogelsong (5-7, 3.99 ERA) in the second game of their three game series.
Kershaw is coming off a no-decision in which he pitched seven innings giving up three earned runs by way of six hits while striking out eight and walking one Sunday against the St. Louis Cardinals. Before that, Kershaw had won eight straight. Kershaw is having an excellent season ranking first in the NL for ERA, WHIP, win percentage, and complete games. He'll be looking to keep the ball rolling when he faces the Giants on Saturday.
If Angel Pagan is back in the lineup, Kershaw will want to be careful. Pagan is 11-for-35 over his career versus Kershaw with three doubles.
Vogelsong was rough in a no-decision Monday, allowing four runs (three earned) in just three innings of work. The 11 hits Vogelsong gave up were the most he's allowed in a game this season. The veteran right hander has been pretty good this season, and will take a 3.99 ERA into this start against the Dodgers.
Dee Gordon and Matt Kemp have been good against Vogelsong over their careers going 10-for-26 and 8-for-26 respectively.
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
Los Angeles Dodgers are 48-51-4 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Los Angeles Dodgers is 0.4
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco Giants are 50-47-5 against the Over/Under
Run differential for San Francisco Giants is 0
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Dodgers
07/24/14 RF Yasiel Puig Hand questionable
07/23/14 SS Hanley Ramirez Hand questionable
07/06/14 3B Erisbel Arruebarrena Hip 15-day DL (7/5)
06/18/14 P Chad Billingsley Elbow 60-day DL (3/19), out for season
06/15/14 3B Chone Figgins Quad 15-day DL (6/14)
06/07/14 P Chris Withrow Elbow 60-day DL (5/21)
03/27/14 P Onelki Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (3/14)
03/27/14 P Scott Elbert Elbow 60-day DL (2/8)
San Francisco Giants
07/25/14 SS Ehire Adrianza Hamstring out indefinitely
07/24/14 2B Joe Panik Ankle questionable
07/21/14 P Matt Cain Elbow 15-day DL (7/21)
07/20/14 1B Brandon Belt Concussion 7-day DL (7/20)
06/25/14 CF Angel Pagan Back 15-day DL (6/16)
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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