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    Booksmakers give the Los Angeles Dodgers (71-33) the edge (-221 on the moneyline) to continue their four-game win streak when they take on the San Francisco Giants (51-54), at +184, on Thursday at 3:45 PM ET. Los Angeles’ Clayton Kershaw gets the start against San Francisco’s Jakob Junis.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Dodgers vs. Giants

    • Game Day: Thursday, August 4, 2022
    • Game Time: 3:45 PM ET
    • Location: San Francisco, California
    • Stadium: Oracle Park
    Dodgers vs Giants Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Dodgers -221 8

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers are fifth-best in baseball with 133 total home runs.
    • The Dodgers’ .259 batting average is third-best in the majors.
    • The Dodgers are the top team in MLB play this season with a .336 on-base percentage.
    • The Dodgers’ 8.2 strikeouts per game rank 11th in baseball.
    • The Dodgers average 1.3 homers per game when playing on the road this season (68 total in road contests).
    • The Dodgers are averaging 3.6 extra-base hits per game while slugging .443 on the road.
    • The team is batting .264 with 503 hits (9.3 per game) on the road this season.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Freddie Freeman leads Los Angeles in OBP (.400), slugging percentage (.533) and total hits (132) this season.
    • Among all qualified hitters, Freeman is third in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks fourth, and he is 10th in slugging.
    • Trea Turner is batting .306 with 27 doubles, two triples, 17 home runs and 28 walks.
    • Among qualifiers, Turner is 10th in batting average, 47th in on-base percentage and 18th in slugging percentage.
    • Mookie Betts has collected 96 base hits, an OBP of .339 and a slugging percentage of .528 this season.
    • Will Smith is batting .262 with a .352 OBP and 55 RBI for Los Angeles this season.
    • Smith brings a six-game hitting streak into this game. In his last 10 outings he is batting .244 with five doubles, a home run, two walks and eight RBI.

    Giants Stats & Trends

    Giants Batting

    • The Giants rank 10th in Major League Baseball with 120 home runs.
    • The Giants’ .234 batting average ranks 24th in the league this season.
    • The Giants have an OBP of .318 this season, which ranks 10th in MLB.
    • The Giants rank 23rd in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.7 whiffs per contest.
    • They have averaged 1.1 home runs per game in their 55 home contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .398 in home games this season with 153 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 7.8 base hits per game and batting .240 as a team at home this season.

    Giants Key Batters

    • Wilmer Flores has totaled 86 hits with a .333 on-base percentage and a .453 slugging percentage, all club-bests for the Giants.
    • Flores ranks 79th in batting average, 70th in on-base percentage and 54th in slugging percentage among all qualifying batters in MLB.
    • Flores enters this game on a five-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .421 with a double, two home runs, a walk and three RBI.
    • Mike Yastrzemski is hitting .224 with 20 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 40 walks.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Yastrzemski’s batting average puts him 133rd, his on-base percentage ranks 93rd, and he is 112th in slugging.
    • Luis Gonzalez is hitting .286 with 15 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 23 walks.
    • Austin Slater is batting .269 with nine doubles, two triples, five home runs and 28 walks.

    Dodgers vs. Giants Probable Pitchers

    Kershaw Junis
    14 GS 9
    7-3 W-L 4-2
    2.66 ERA 2.78
    81.1 IP 58.1
    14 BB 12
    84 SO 48
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