Giants Vs Dodgers: NLDS Game 2 Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – October 9, 2021

Written By Staff on October 9, 2021

The San Francisco Giants (107-55) will aim to keep a two-game home win streak intact when they host the Los Angeles Dodgers (106-56) on Saturday at 9:07 PM ET. Julio Urias starts for Los Angeles (-125 to win) while San Francisco (+105) will counter with Kevin Gausman.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 9, 2021, 8:00 PM ET. See the table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Dodgers vs Giants Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Urías (LAD) Pitcher Gausman (SF)
20 – 3 W/L 14 – 6
185.2 IP 192.0
2.96 ERA 2.81
1.000 WHIP 1.040
9.5 K/9 10.6
1.7 BB/9 2.3

Dodgers Probable Starter Julio Urías

  • Urias (20-3 with a 2.96 ERA and 195 strikeouts in 185 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Dodgers, his 33rd of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Sunday against the Brewers, when he went 6 1/3 innings, allowing one earned run while giving up one hit.
  • He meets a Giants offense that ranks sixth in the league with 804 total runs scored while batting .249 as a unit. His opponent has a collective .440 slugging percentage (fourth in MLB play) and has hit a total of 241 home runs (second in the league).
  • The Dodgers are 26-5 in Urías’ 31 starts this season with Los Angeles as the moneyline favorite.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of October 9, 2021 at 8:39 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Giants Stats vs Urías

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Mike Yastrzemski 20 .200 4 1 2 .304 .754
Donovan Solano 20 .250 5 1 3 .250 .650
Buster Posey 18 .500 9 0 2 .571 1.238
Austin Slater 17 .353 6 1 2 .389 1.036
Evan Longoria 16 .250 4 0 1 .294 .544
Darin Ruf 16 .250 4 0 1 .333 .645
Brandon Crawford 15 .267 4 0 0 .267 .600
Wilmer Flores 15 .267 4 0 1 .312 .579
Kris Bryant 14 .286 4 1 1 .375 .875
Tommy La Stella 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Giants Probable Starter Kevin Gausman

  • The Giants will send Gausman (14-6) to the mound for his 34th start this season.
  • The right-hander gave up one earned run in seven innings pitched on Saturday, Oct. 2 in his last outing, a matchup with the Padres.
  • The Dodgers rank fourth in MLB with 830 runs scored this season. They have a .244 batting average this campaign with 237 home runs (fourth in the league).
  • When he is the starting pitcher, San Francisco has a record of 5-3 this season when they are the underdog on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of October 9, 2021 at 8:39 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Dodgers Stats vs Gausman

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Mookie Betts 46 .326 15 3 7 .380 .902
Trea Turner 19 .368 7 1 2 .400 .979
Cody Bellinger 16 .125 2 0 0 .222 .347
Justin Turner 16 .375 6 2 6 .474 1.349
Albert Pujols 15 .267 4 0 1 .353 .620
Chris Taylor 13 .385 5 1 6 .429 1.198
Steven Souza Jr. 12 .167 2 0 1 .286 .453
Will Smith 8 .250 2 0 2 .364 .739
Matt Beaty 7 .143 1 0 0 .143 .286
Corey Seager 7 .429 3 0 1 .600 1.171

Dodgers Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers average 5.1 runs per game on the road while scoring five per contest at home.
  • The Dodgers score the fourth-most runs in baseball (830 total, 5.1 per game).
  • The Dodgers have been the moneyline favorite 159 total times this season. They’ve finished 106-53 in those games.
  • Los Angeles has a record of 103-48 in games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -125 or shorter (68.2%).
  • In the 162 games bookmakers have set an over/under for Los Angeles, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 69 times (69-82-11).
  • Los Angeles has a 9-1 record from the 10 games it was favored on the moneyline over its last 10 matchups.
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Giants Betting Trends

  • The Giants have scored 804 runs this season, which ranks sixth in MLB.
  • In home games this season, they have scored a total of 385 runs (4.7 per game) while pushing across 423 total away from Oracle Park, an average of 5.2 per contest.
  • This season, the Giants have been the underdog 60 times and won 34, or 56.7%, of those games.
  • San Francisco has entered 40 games this season as the underdog by +105 or more and is 20-20 in those contests.
  • Games involving San Francisco have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 74 of 162 chances this season.
  • San Francisco is not favored for the first time in a while, as it has not been the underdog in its last 10 games.

Dodgers Players to Watch

  • Trea Turner paces the Dodgers with 28 home runs while putting up a team-best batting average of .328.
  • Among qualifying batters in MLB, Turner’s 195 hits rank first, his .328 AVG ranks first, his .375 OBP ranks eighth, and his .536 SLG ranks 18th.
  • Justin Turner has hit 27 home runs with 87 RBI. Both lead his team.
  • Among the qualified hitters in baseball, Justin Turner’s SLG and OBP are not in the top 25 in MLB.

Dodgers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Trea Turner 595 .328 107 28 77 .375 .911
Justin Turner 533 .278 87 27 87 .361 .832
Chris Taylor 507 .254 92 20 73 .344 .782
Mookie Betts 466 .262 93 23 58 .365 .850
Will Smith 414 .258 71 25 76 .365 .860
A.J. Pollock 384 .297 53 21 69 .355 .891
Corey Seager 353 .306 54 16 57 .394 .915
Gavin Lux 335 .242 49 7 46 .328 .692
Cody Bellinger 315 .165 39 10 36 .240 .542
Matt Beaty 204 .270 35 7 40 .363 .765

Giants Players to Watch

  • Brandon Crawford leads San Francisco in home runs with 24 and runs batted in with 90.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Crawford ranks 12th in AVG (.298), and 12th in OBP (.373).
  • Buster Posey’s batting average of .304 leads all San Francisco hitters this season.

Giants Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Brandon Crawford 483 .298 79 24 90 .373 .895
Mike Yastrzemski 468 .224 75 25 71 .311 .768
Buster Posey 395 .304 68 18 56 .390 .889
Wilmer Flores 389 .262 57 18 53 .335 .782
LaMonte Wade Jr 336 .253 52 18 56 .326 .808
Kris Bryant 326 .267 58 18 51 .358 .861
Dónovan Solano 307 .280 35 7 31 .344 .748
Alex Dickerson 283 .233 37 13 38 .304 .724
Austin Slater 274 .241 39 12 32 .320 .743
Steven Duggar 268 .257 45 8 35 .330 .767

Dodgers vs Giants Player Props

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