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MLB Betting - Dodgers at Giants

MLB betting expectations were mixed for the Dodgers at the start of the 2011 season as their unsteady ownership has proven to be a negative for them.
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MLB betting expectations and excitement are high for the San Francisco Giants as they are the 2010 World Series champions with one of the top pitching staffs in all of MLB baseball betting.

The San Francisco Giants will host the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night with a starting time of 10:15 PM ET. Open your Sports Gambling account for side and total action on this classic National League West Division rivalry matchup.

The probable starting pitchers for this matchup are Ted Lilly of the Dodgers and Jonathan Sanchez for the Giants.

The Dodgers split their first 6 games with the MLB odds although they had their share of problems as they ranked 28th in major league baseball for run production and just 20th for staff earned run average.  Matt Kemp led the lineup with a .409 batting average with 4 doubles, 1 home run, and 4 runs batted in.

Lilly has been lit up in his first 2 starts with a 6.00 earned run average as he allowed 13 hits and 3 walks in 9 innings.  The Dodgers have lost their last 3 games against the Giants with Lilly on the hill as the starter.

The Giants lost 4 of their first 7 games with the baseball lines but were ranked 7th for staff earned run average.  Pat Burrell was off to a hot start with 3 home runs and Pablo Sandoval was hitting .440.

Sanchez was off to a solid start for the season with a 2.53 earned run average.  He is coming off the best season of his career last year as he had a 3.07 ERA.  The Giants have won just 1 of the left hander’s last 6 home starts against LA.

Heading into this series The Giants had won 10 of the last 16 games between these two teams although the Dodgers did take 3 out of 4 games at home against the Giants to begin the 2011 season.

This series has gone under the total in 8 of the last 12 meetings.  The Giants have paid out in 5 of their last 6 home games against the Dodgers with 4 of the last 5 games between the teams in San Francisco going under the MLB betting total.