Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Monday April 27th, 2015. At 10:10 PM EST.
The (8-11) San Francisco Giants of the National League West Division. Will travel to the Southern part of the Golden State for game one of the three-game series. San Francisco will play the (11-6) Los Angeles Dodgers also of the National League West in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at Dodgers Stadium in Chavez Ravine, near downtown Los Angeles, California. The Best Sports Handicapper believes San Francisco is up to their old tricks, slumping after winning the World Series. The Los Angeles Dodgers are the kings in the NL West in 2015. The opening betting line has San Francisco as a +110 road underdog; the betting total is seven runs for Monday’s game.
The 2015 San Francisco Giants have won four of five, their April 26th series finale at Colorado got postponed. San Francisco is in the cellar in their division, 3 and a half games out of first place. Right Fielder Hunter Pence is out until the middle of next month with a forearm injury. Shortstop Brandon Crawford and Center Fielder Angel Pagan are the team leaders on offense. San Francisco begins a ten game homestand on Friday May 1st in Interleague action hosting the Angels. The Giants are 4-10 their last fourteen games on Monday’s. San Francisco is 9-4 their last thirteen at Dodgers Stadium. The San Francisco Giants are 5-5 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total five times and staying under the betting odds total five. San Francisco will send the Right Handed Tim Lincecum (1-1) with a 2.00 ERA this season to the pitcher’s mound for the first game of the 2015 Baseball Picks series at the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Seattle native threw six innings, giving up five hits and one run in his last start on April 21st in a 6-2 home win vs. The Dodgers. San Francisco is 8-2 Lincecum’s last ten starts against The Dodgers. The Seattle Mariners are 8/1 to win the 2015 MLB American League Pennant.
The 2015 Los Angeles Dodgers won two of three in a weekend series at San Diego. The Dodgers are on top in the competitive National League West. First Baseman Adrian Gonzalez is the team leader with a .380 batting average, seven home runs, 18 RBI’S and twenty-seven hits. Right Fielder Yasiel Puig is on the 15-day disabled list with a bad hamstring. Catcher A.J. Ellis is going to be a game-time decision with a hand injury. The betting odds over the total are 6-1-1 the Dodgers last eight games on Monday’s. The betting odds over the total are 21-7-1 the Dodgers last twenty-nine baseball games at home. The Los Angeles Dodgers are 7-3 their last ten, going over the betting odds total five times and staying under the betting odds total five. Left Hander Brett Anderson (1-1) with a 5.40 ERA will take the hill for Monday’s matchup. The Texas native went four innings, giving up nine hits and four runs his last start, a 6-2 loss to San Francisco on April 21st. The Dodgers host Arizona for a three-game set starting on Friday May 1st. The Los Angeles Dodgers are 15/2 to win the 2015 MLB World Series Title.