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This Tuesday, there will be an MLB matchup between two NL West rivals as the Los Angeles Dodgers travel to Oracle Park to face the San Francisco Giants. This game takes place at. 21.45 EST and it will be the first game in a series of three games. Los Angeles enters this game with a 61-40 record, while San Francisco enters this game with a 62-37 record.
The Dodgers seem to be getting closer to first place
The Los Angeles Dodgers have struggled a bit recently, as they have done lost three of their last five matches. Los Angeles, however, enters this game on a slightly high note after beating Colorado at home with a run in its final game. In that game, Los Angeles’ pitching was amazing like that only two runs allowed while limiting resistance to just six hits. Now the Dodgers are two games behind the Giants for first place in NL West so this upcoming series is extremely important to Los Angeles’ division title hopes. Fortunately, Los Angeles has done that won 28 of his first 50 home games as it has looked quite comfortable in facing ball parks.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are coming Julio Urias which starts for this game after a great start to the 2021 campaign. So far this season, he has a 12-3 record along with a 3.63 ERA. However, he also has a 4.50 ERA against San Francisco, as he has looked significantly worse beyond this particular opponent.
Leading up to this game, Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts still remember it exploded calls in the last meeting against San Francisco this season.
“In the place with two competing teams, you just can not miss that call. We should have won that game, and it’s a game we really wished we had, and we did not.”
Fighters seem to show their power on the plate again
The San Francisco Giants have been playing pretty well lately, as they have done won three of their last five matches including a five-run home win against the Pittsburgh Pirates in their final game. In this game, San Francisco’s offense was solid as that scored six runs simultaneously record four home runs. However, the impressive display of power was somewhat expected since the Giants are average of 1.53 home runs per. match which is the second most in the league. Now San Francisco will look to beat a couple of home runs Tuesday night with another home game next time.
The San Francisco Giants are coming Logan Webb which starts for this game, which should make fans a little excited because of his performance in 2021. So far this season, he has a 4-3 record along with a 3.54 ERA. In addition, he has a 1.64 ERA at home as he has looked unstoppable in Oracle Park.
After the win against Pittsburgh, manager of San Francisco, Gabe Kapler rost outfielder LaMonte Wade Jr. for his performance at the record.
“These are the swings we’ve seen all year. When we think back to spring training, we saw the base coming, we saw the selectivity, we saw the aggressiveness of the zone.”
- The Giants are 2-5 in their last 7 games as an underdog at home.
These trends are from Covers.com:
- The Dodgers are 41-14 in their last 55 games after an off-day.