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 Tuesday May 19th, 2015. At 10:15 PM EST.
The (24-13) Los Angeles Dodgers of the National League West Division will travel to the Bay Area of the “GOLDEN STATE”. For first of a three-game set. The Dodgers will play the (20-18) San Francisco Giants also of the National League West in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at AT&T Park on the Bay in San Francisco, California. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Los Angeles Dodgers are the class of the NL West this season. San Francisco seems to be playing like they want to make things interesting in the Division. The opening betting line has the Dodgers as a +105 road underdog; the betting total is at 7′ runs for Tuesday’s game.
The 2015 Los Angeles Dodgers have lost three of their last five baseball contest but got a 1-0 home win their last game on May 17th against Colorado. The Dodgers are on top in the NL West, four and a half games in front of second-place San Francisco. First Baseman Adrian Gonzalez leads the team in four of five major categories. Center Fielder Joc Pederson is the team leader with ten home runs. The Dodgers have a .264 team batting average. Dodgers pitching holds opponents to a .289 on-base percentage. The Dodgers return home for a six-game homestand on May 22nd. Right Fielder Yasiel Puig and Left Fielder Carl Crawford are on the 15-day disabled list. The betting odds over the total are 38-15-4 the Dodgers last 57 baseball games as a favorite. The Los Angeles Dodgers are 7-3 their last ten Free MLB Predictions overall, going over the betting odds total eight times and staying under the betting odds total twice. The Los Angeles Dodgers will send Right Hander Carlos Frias, who is (3-0) with a 2.89 ERA to the pitchers mound. Frias went six innings, giving up six hits and three runs in a 5-4 loss in Miami on May 13th. Bovada.Lv has the Los Angeles Dodgers at 11/4 to win the 2015 MLB National League Pennant.
The 2015 San Francisco Giants have won three straight, including taking three of four in Cincinnati their last series. San Francisco has won the World Series three of the past five season including last season. Center Fielder Angel Pagan is the leader leads the team in two major offensive categories. Pagan has a minor back injury. San Francisco has a .397 slugging percentage as a team. San Francisco is 10-3 their last thirteen baseball games at home. San Francisco is back on the road starting on Saturday May 23rd. The Giants are 7-3 their last ten following a win. The San Francisco Giants are 6-4 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total six times, staying under the betting odds total three times and has a push. The Right Handed Tim Hudson, who is (1-3) with a 4.57 ERA, will be on the hill for the initial game of the series. The 6’1″ 175 pound Auburn product pitched 5.1 innings, allowing six hits and a three runs his last start on May 13, a 4-3 win in Houston. The betting odds under the total are 7-2 Hudson last nine MLB games on grass. The San Francisco Giants are 9/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Championship.