San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 6/28/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Monday, June 28, 2021
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum Sportsnet LA
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (+155) Los Angeles (-200)
Anthony DeSclafani and the San Francisco Giants (50-26, 1st in NL West) travel to Dodger Stadium on Monday where they'll take on the Los Angeles Dodgers (46-31, 2nd in NL West). The line on this matchup has the Giants priced at +155 and the Dodgers are at -200. The total has been set at 7.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Anthony DeSclafani and Trevor Bauer.
The Giants have compiled 115 doubles as a team and have hit 114 balls out of the stadium. San Francisco is slugging .433 and have been called out on strikes 724 times, while drawing a walk on 297 occasions. As a squad, the San Francisco Giants are recording 5.0 runs per game, which is 4th in baseball. They have recorded 361 RBI's and 607 base knocks so far this season, while their batting average sits at .241. They have 380 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .325.
The Giants are sitting with a team ERA of 3.17 this year (2nd in baseball), and they have rung up 655 batters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.36 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.10. Giants pitchers have allowed 76 home runs and also 276 total runs (2nd in baseball). They have walked 195 batters and their FIP is 3.66 as a team for the year.
Giants relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 51 times as well as having 89 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen are sitting with 50 holds this year (3rd in the league). The Giants relief pitchers have recorded a save rate of 63.6% and has come into the game in 95 save situations. They have recorded 28 saves this season and have missed out on 16 of their 44 chances to save the game. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 66 base runners so far this season and 42.4% of them ended up scoring. The Giants have sent 257 relievers to the hill this season.
The San Francisco Giants have notched a total of 1,979 putouts on the campaign, as well as 684 assists and 32 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .988 which puts them in 3rd in baseball, and they have twisted 425 double plays. The Giants have turned 72.4% of balls hit into play into outs in their 5,937 innings, which has them sitting at 2nd in the majors.
DeSclafani has pitched in 744 innings and is sitting with 662 punch outs so far in his MLB career. His earned run average is 4.11 (340 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.259. He has given up 728 base knocks (8.8 hits per nine innings) with 209 free passes. DeSclafani (45-41 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.14 and he has gone up against 3,123 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues.
Los Angeles has knocked in 97 home runs on the campaign to go along with 369 RBIs. They have notched 117 doubles, while taking a walk 336 times and scoring 389 runs. The Los Angeles Dodgers have tallied a team OBP of .338 as well as a batting average of .240 on the season. The Dodgers hold a slugging percentage of .409 and they average 5.05 runs per contest (3rd in MLB). They have struck out on 680 occasions (15th in the league) and have tallied 618 hits.
The Dodgers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.118 and have a FIP of 3.63 as a squad this season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 3.38 (780 strikeouts vs 231 free passes). They rank 2nd in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 535. They have relinquished 85 homers and they allow 3.84 runs per 9 innings (6th in baseball). The Los Angeles pitching staff have given up 292 runs on the campaign while having a team ERA of 3.27 (249 earned runs relinquished).
Los Angeles bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 25.9% of 108 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 86 times in high leverage situations and also on 78 occasions with base runners. With 94 save situations, the Dodgers have earned 51 holds and also 16 blown saves. They are currently ranked 16th in MLB holding a save percentage of 61.9%, and they have sent 256 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. Los Angeles has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 42 save opportunities and they have walked away with 26 saves.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have turned 40 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (17th in professional baseball). The Dodgers have 603 assists, 43 errors and have earned a total of 2,001 putouts on the season. In 6,003 innings played, the Dodgers hold a efficiency on defense of 71.8% (4th in the majors).
So far in his pro baseball career, Bauer has surrendered 1,114 hits and he has 1,408 strikeouts in 1,291 innings. He has surrendered 545 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.242 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.87 and he has gone up against 5,436 batters in his pro baseball career. Bauer (82-69 career mark) is the owner of a 3.80 earned run average while giving up 7.8 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Francisco (+155)
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