Giants Vs Dodgers: NLDS Game 5 Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – October 14, 2021

Written By Staff on October 14, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers (106-56) will try to finish off a sweep of a one-game series against the San Francisco Giants (107-55). The finale starts at 9:07 PM ET on Thursday. San Francisco’s (-120 to win) Logan Webb gets the start against Los Angeles’ (+100) Corey Knebel.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 14, 2021, 8:00 PM ET. See the table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Giants vs Dodgers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Webb (SF) Pitcher Knebel (LAD)
11 – 3 W/L 4 – 0
148.1 IP 25.2
2.97 ERA 2.45
1.100 WHIP 0.940
9.6 K/9 10.5
2.2 BB/9 2.8

Giants Probable Starter Logan Webb

  • The Giants are sending Webb (11-3) to the mound to make his 27th start of the season. He is 11-3 with a 2.97 ERA and 158 strikeouts over 148 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last time out on Saturday, the righty went 7 2/3 scoreless innings against the Dodgers while surrendering five hits.
  • The opposing Dodgers offense has the seventh-ranked slugging percentage (.429) and is fourth in MLB play with 237 home runs. They have a collective .244 batting average, and are 11th in the league with 1329 total hits and fourth in MLB play scoring 830 runs.
  • The Giants are 15-2 in Webb’s 17 starts this season with San Francisco as the moneyline favorite.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of October 14, 2021 at 8:38 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Dodgers Stats vs Webb

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Cody Bellinger 16 .188 3 0 1 .188 .438
Chris Taylor 13 .308 4 1 1 .308 .846
Corey Seager 11 .182 2 0 0 .182 .455
Justin Turner 10 .300 3 0 2 .417 1.017
Matt Beaty 9 .000 0 0 0 .100 .100
Mookie Betts 9 .222 2 0 0 .300 .522
AJ Pollock 9 .111 1 0 1 .200 .422
Will Smith 8 .250 2 0 0 .333 .708
Gavin Lux 5 .200 1 0 0 .333 .733
Trea Turner 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Dodgers Probable Starter Corey Knebel

  • Knebel (4-0) will take the mound for the Dodgers, his fifth start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance came in relief on Sunday when he threw one scoreless inning out of the bullpen against the Giants without allowing a hit.
  • The Giants rank sixth in MLB with a .249 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks fourth in the league (.440) and 241 home runs.
  • This will be his first game as the moneyline underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of October 14, 2021 at 8:38 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Giants Stats vs Knebel

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Kris Bryant 12 .250 3 0 3 .438 .855
Tommy La Stella 6 .000 0 0 1 .143 .143
Brandon Crawford 4 .250 1 0 1 .333 .583
Buster Posey 4 .250 1 0 0 .400 .650
Evan Longoria 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Wilmer Flores 3 .333 1 0 0 .500 .833
Darin Ruf 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
LaMonte Wade Jr. 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Austin Slater 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500
Steven Duggar 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 3.000

Giants Betting Trends

  • The Giants average 4.7 runs per home game compared to 5.1 per contest on the road.
  • The Giants have the No. 6 offense in MLB action scoring five runs per game (804 total runs).
  • The Giants have won 73 of the 102 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (71.6%).
  • San Francisco is 63-24 (winning 72.4% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -120 or shorter.
  • In the 162 games bookmakers have set an over/under for San Francisco, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 74 times (74-83-5).
  • San Francisco was favored on the moneyline in each of its last 10 games, and finished 8-2 in those matchups.
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Dodgers Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers have scored the fourth-most runs in the league this season with 830.
  • In 83 road games this season, they’ve scored 5.2 runs per contest compared to the five per game they average at home.
  • The Dodgers have been listed as the underdog three times this season and have failed to win any of those games.
  • Los Angeles has played as an underdog of +100 or more twice this season and lost both games.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in 69 of their 162 games with a total this season.
  • Sportsbooks have not installed Los Angeles as the underdog in any of its last 10 games.

Giants Players to Watch

  • Brandon Crawford paces the Giants with 24 home runs and 90 runs batted in.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB play, Crawford ranks 12th in AVG (.298), and 12th in OBP (.373).
  • Buster Posey has a club-leading .304 batting average.

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 Players to Watch

  • Trea Turner leads Los Angeles in batting average (.328) and home runs (28) this season, while also chipping in with 77 RBI.
  • Turner’s 195 hits rank first, his .328 AVG ranks first, his .375 OBP ranks eighth, and his .536 SLG ranks 18th among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Justin Turner leads Los Angeles in home runs with 27 and runs batted in with 87.
  • Justin Turner is not among league batting leaders in MLB among qualified hitters in the majors.

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

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