Giants Vs Dodgers: NLDS Game 5 Betting Lines, Stats, And Predictions – October 14, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on October 14, 2021

The San Francisco Giants (107-55) aim to finish off a sweep of a one-game series versus the Los Angeles Dodgers (106-56), at 9:07 PM ET on Thursday. Logan Webb pitches for San Francisco (-115 to win) while Los Angeles (-105) will answer with Corey Knebel.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 14, 2021, 9:00 PM ET. See the table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Giants vs Dodgers Betting Lines

Giants Betting Insights

  • This season, the Giants have been favored 102 times and won 73, or 71.6%, of those games.
  • San Francisco is 67-27 this season when entering a game favored by -115 or more on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Giants, based on the moneyline, is 51.1%.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, the Giants and their opponents are 4-6 in their last 10 games with a total.

Giants Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 7-3
Runs Per Game 3.7
HR 8
ERA 2.80
K/9 9.0

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Dodgers Betting Insights

  • The Dodgers have been underdogs in three games this season, however, they have failed to come away with a win in any of those games.
  • The Dodgers have won all of their three games in which they were named as at least a -105 moneyline underdog.
  • The Dodgers have an implied victory probability of 48.9% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • In their previous 10 games with a total, the Dodgers and their opponents have combined to clear the over/under on seven occasions.

Dodgers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 8-2
Runs Per Game 6.4
HR 24
ERA 3.34
K/9 9.9

Dodgers Probable Pitcher – Corey Knebel

  • Knebel (4-0) takes the mound first for the Dodgers in his fifth start of the season. He’s put together a 2.45 ERA in 25 2/3 innings pitched, with 30 strikeouts.
  • His last appearance came out of the bullpen on Sunday when the righty threw one scoreless inning against the Giants without allowing a hit.
  • In 27 games this season, the 29-year-old has put up a 2.45 ERA and 10.5 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .176 to opposing hitters.
  • The Dodgers have always been the moneyline underdog when Knebel starts this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of October 14, 2021 at 9:03 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Giants Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 107-55
Home 54-27
Road 53-28
vs LHP (Starters) 27-20
vs RHP (Starters) 78-35
Day Games 6-5
Night Games 101-50

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Giants Probable Pitcher – Logan Webb

  • Webb (11-3) will take to the mound for the Giants and make his 27th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Saturday, when he tossed 7 2/3 innings without allowing a run on five hits in a matchup with the Dodgers.
  • The 24-year-old has pitched to a 2.97 ERA this season with 9.6 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2.2 walks per nine across 27 games.
  • Webb has 21 starts of five or more innings this season in 26 chances. He averages 5.2 innings per outing.
  • His team has a record of 15-2 this season when he starts and they are the favorite on the moneyline.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of October 14, 2021 at 9:03 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Dodgers Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 105-55
Home 58-22
Road 47-33
vs LHP (Starters) 32-13
vs RHP (Starters) 73-42
Day Games 8-5
Night Games 97-50

Giants Hitting Stats

  • The Giants average 1.5 home runs per game to rank second in MLB play with 241 total home runs.
  • The Giants average 1.3 homers per game when playing at home this season (107 total in home outings).
  • San Francisco has hit eight home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Brandon Crawford is batting .298 this season with a team-high 24 home runs and 90 RBI.
  • Buster Posey’s batting average of .304 leads all San Francisco hitters this season.

Dodgers Hitting Stats

  • The Dodgers’ 237 home runs rank fourth in Major League Baseball.
  • They have won 51 of the 63 games this season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • Over the last 10 games, Los Angeles has hit 24 home runs.
  • Trea Turner leads the Dodgers with 28 home runs and has accumulated a team-high batting average of .328.
  • Justin Turner has hit 27 home runs with 87 runs batted in. Both lead his team.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Dodgers (-105)

Over/Under Pick: Over (7)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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