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Dodgers vs Giants: Betting Odds, Predictions, and Picks for August 2

Now that the dust has settled on another MLB trade deadline, the Dodgers can refocus on the task at hand. LA will play the second game of a four-game series against the San Francisco Giants, hoping to win their sixth-consecutive game against their arch rivals.

Tyler Anderson, one of the Dodgers three All-Star starters, takes the mound for LA. The Giants will counter with former Dodgers All-Star, Alex Wood.

Latest Betting Odds

As seems to be tradition for any Dodgers-Giants game spread, LA is favored by -1.5 (+155) according to FanDuel. San Francisco is however favored to cover the spread (-138), but is still the underdog to win the game outright (+126). LA is -148 to win.

The over-under is set at 7.5 runs, with the over favored (-118), and the under at near plus-money (-104). 

Dodgers Player Props

The Giants hot-hitting outfielder Austin Slater is the favorite to hit a home run in the game (+370), with Will Smith (+390) and Mookie Betts (+400) rounding out the top three most-favored hitters to go long at Oracle Park.

For those that like to live dangerously, Trea Turner is +700 to record three-plus hits.

Tyler Anderson’s strikeouts over-under is 4.5, a fitting line considering that he’s averaged 4.9 strikeouts in 17 starts this year. The under is favored at -130, with the under featuring plus-money (+104).

Parlay fanatics can combine Will Smith hitting a home run with a Dodgers win for a +500 payout. A LA win combined with a Mookie Betts home run is +550.

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Eric Eulau

Born and raised in Ventura, not "Ven-CH-ura", California. Favorite Dodger Stadium food is the old school chocolate malt with the wooden spoon. Host of the Dodgers Nation 3 Up, 3 Down Podcast.

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