Dodgers Vs Giants: NLDS Game 3 Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – October 11, 2021

Written By Staff on October 11, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers (106-56) will look to keep a 16-game home winning streak alive when they host the San Francisco Giants (107-55) on Monday at 9:37 PM ET. Max Scherzer starts for Los Angeles (-210 to win) while San Francisco (+175) will counter with Alex Wood.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 11, 2021, 9:00 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

Scherzer (LAD) Pitcher Wood (SF)
15 – 4 W/L 10 – 4
179.1 IP 138.2
2.46 ERA 3.83
0.860 WHIP 1.170
11.8 K/9 9.9
1.8 BB/9 2.5

Dodgers Probable Starter Max Scherzer

  • Scherzer (15-4 with a 2.46 ERA and 236 strikeouts in 179 1/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Dodgers, his 31st of the season.
  • In his most recent appearance on Thursday, the righty threw 4 1/3 innings against the Cardinals, allowing one earned run while surrendering three hits.
  • He will face a Giants team that is batting .249 as a unit (sixth in the MLB). They are also slugging a collective .440 (fourth in the league) with 241 total home runs (second in MLB action).
  • The Dodgers won each of Scherzer’s 13 starts this season that they were the moneyline favorite.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of October 11, 2021 at 9:08 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Giants Stats vs Scherzer

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Kris Bryant 20 .100 2 0 1 .217 .417
Evan Longoria 19 .105 2 1 2 .182 .445
Wilmer Flores 19 .000 0 0 0 .050 .050
Brandon Crawford 17 .412 7 2 5 .412 1.353
Buster Posey 15 .133 2 1 3 .133 .533
Tommy La Stella 10 .400 4 1 2 .400 1.500
Darin Ruf 9 .222 2 0 0 .222 .555
Curt Casali 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
LaMonte Wade Jr. 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Giants Probable Starter Alex Wood

  • The Giants will hand the ball to Wood (10-4) for his 27th start of the season.
  • The left-hander did not allow a run in six innings pitched on Thursday, Sept. 30 in his last outing, a matchup with the Diamondbacks.
  • The Dodgers have scored 830 runs this season, which ranks fourth in MLB. They are batting .244 for the campaign with 237 home runs, fourth in the league.
  • When he is the starting pitcher, San Francisco has a record of 2-4 this season when they are the underdog on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of October 11, 2021 at 9:08 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Dodgers Stats vs Wood

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
AJ Pollock 25 .400 10 2 3 .444 1.204
Justin Turner 19 .263 5 2 5 .333 .912
Chris Taylor 12 .333 4 2 5 .333 1.333
Albert Pujols 12 .250 3 1 1 .308 .891
Trea Turner 11 .273 3 1 2 .333 .969
Mookie Betts 9 .333 3 0 0 .455 1.122
Austin Barnes 7 .286 2 0 0 .375 .661
Steven Souza Jr. 7 .286 2 2 2 .375 1.518
Will Smith 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Gavin Lux 3 .667 2 0 0 .667 1.667

Dodgers Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers average five runs per home game compared to 5.2 per contest on the road.
  • The Dodgers are the fourth-highest scoring team in baseball averaging 5.1 runs per game (830 total).
  • The Dodgers have been favored on the moneyline 159 total times this season. They’ve gone 106-53 in those games.
  • Los Angeles has gone 55-15 in games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -210 or shorter (78.6%).
  • In the 162 games oddsmakers 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 across the 10 games it was moneyline favorites in its last 10 matchups.
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Giants Betting Trends

  • The Giants have scored the sixth-most runs in the league this season with 804.
  • In 81 road games this season, they’ve scored 5.2 runs per contest compared to the 4.7 per game they average at home.
  • The Giants have won 34, or 56.7%, of the 60 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • San Francisco has played as an underdog of +175 or more once this season and won that game.
  • So far this season, San Francisco and its opponents have hit the over in 74 of their 162 games with a total.
  • Bookmakers have not installed San Francisco as the underdog in any of its last 10 games.

Dodgers Players to Watch

  • Trea Turner has accumulated a team-best batting average of .328, and leads the Dodgers in home runs (28).
  • Turner ranks first in hits (195), first in AVG (.328), eighth in OBP (.375), and 18th in SLG (.536) among the qualified batters in MLB play.
  • Justin Turner’s 27 home runs and 87 RBI both pace his team.
  • Among the qualifying batters in MLB, Justin Turner’s hits and RBI totals are not in the league’s top 10.

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 is batting .298 this season with a team-high 24 home runs and 90 RBI.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Crawford ranks 12th in AVG (.298), and 12th in OBP (.373).
  • Buster Posey is batting .304 to lead San Francisco, while adding 18 homers and 56 runs batted in 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

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