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Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants

April 3, 2024

Two NL West Division rivals will square off on Wednesday night when the San Francisco Giants travel to Los Angeles, California, to face the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium for Game 3 of the series, with the Dodgers going for their first series sweep of the 2024 MLB season. The game's first pitch is scheduled for 10:10 PM ET and will air on the MLB Network, NBC Sports Bay Area, and SNLA.

San Francisco Giants Team Preview

The San Francisco Giants have started the regular season off 2-4 after splitting the series 2-2 on the road against the San Diego Padres. The Giants have lost the series' first two games against their heated rival, the Los Angeles Dodgers, on the road. However, they lost a close match against Los Angeles in Game 2 of the series on Tuesday night by a score of 4-5. Jorge Soler hit his first home run for the Giants after signing with San Francisco in free agency, which came in the 6th inning and was also part of the two runs the Giants scored in the inning as San Francisco looked to be making a rally and had cut the 2-5 run deficit to 4-5. However, Austin Slater would hit a fly out to deep left. Patrick Bailey would strike out to end the rally. The San Francisco Giants have lost three straight against the Los Angeles Dodgers and will look to avoid their 4th loss in a row and the series sweep when they travel to face Los Angeles in Game 3 of the regular season series.

Los Angeles Dodgers Team Preview

Mookie Betts has gotten off to a scorching start to the season as he leads the MLB in home runs with five home runs, and Teoscar Hernandez isn't too far behind as he is 2nd in the majors in home runs with four. Betts also leads the MLB in RBIs with 11, and Hernandez is 3rd with nine RBIs. The run production the Dodgers have had this season is among the best, as they are averaging 6.71 runs per game, which ranks 6th in the MLB. The Dodgers enter this game having won six of their first eight games and will go for their first series sweep of the 2024 MLB season when they face their division rival, the San Francisco Giants, in Game 3 of their series on Wednesday night. Los Angeles has arguably the best batting lineup in the majors this season and has lived up to the expectations they have had this season in the early part of the year. The Dodgers will also be going for their 4th straight win against the Giants when they host San Francisco on Wednesday night.

Odds and Series Trends

BookMaker lists the Los Angeles Dodgers as -225 moneyline favorites at home against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night. Los Angeles has won three straight and seven of the last ten in the series, with an average margin of 1.7 runs per game over the last ten and three runs per game over the previous three games.

Game Pick

Los Angeles is projected to be the best team in the MLB this season, and it has started strong in the early season with a record of 6-2. The Dodgers have won three straight against the Giants and seven of the last ten. The Los Angeles Dodgers have also won by an average margin of 1.7 runs per game in the previous ten and an average of 3 runs per game during their current three-game winning streak against the San Francisco Giants. Take the run line for the Los Angeles Dodgers at -1.5 when they host the San Francisco Giants for Game 3 of the series on Wednesday night.

Spooky Express Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers Run Line -1.5 (-105)