San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers
San Francisco Giants go against Los Angeles Dodgers in the opening match of the Major League Baseball quarterfinal series on October 9. What to expect from this game? Our answer is in the prediction below.
San Francisco Giants
The San Francisco Giants finished first in the National League and got a 0.660 winning percentage in 162 games. Gabe Kapler's charges won eight of their last ten games. In the last series against the San Diego Padres, the Giants got 2 victories against 1 defeat.
Los Angeles Dodgers
The Los Angeles Dodgers finished second in the National League, just a few points behind the Giants. The Dodgers beat the St. Louis Cardinals in the Wild Card game a few days ago (3:1). Dave Roberts' men won nine out of ten previous matches and look very confident both at home and away.
- The San Francisco Giants won 8 out of 10 previous games
- The Los Angeles Dodgers lost only once in the last 10 matches
- The San Francisco Giants defeated the Dodgers in 3 out of 4 last home games.
The California derby has always had intrigue, and every match between the Giants and the Dodgers is spectacular and intense. This might be the most unpredictable quarterfinal series. The hosts had almost a week of rest, while the Dodgers had a Wild Card game this week. The Giants will also enjoy home advantage and the support of the stands, so we believe they have an edge in the first game of the series.
Our prediction - the San Francisco Giants to win.