Los Angeles Dodgers (98-44, first in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (69-74, third in the NL West)
San Francisco; Friday, 10:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Dustin May (1-2, 4.71 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 21 strikeouts); Giants: Logan Webb (13-8, 3.19 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 149 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Dodgers -162, Giants +138; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The San Francisco Giants host the Los Angeles Dodgers to start a three-game series.
San Francisco has a 39-33 record at home and a 69-74 record overall. The Giants have a 42-22 record in games when they record at least eight hits.
Los Angeles is 98-44 overall and 49-26 on the road. The Dodgers have the best team ERA in the NL at 2.85.
The teams match up Friday for the 17th time this season. The Dodgers are ahead 12-4 in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Joc Pederson leads the Giants with 22 home runs while slugging .516. David Villar is 9-for-29 with three doubles, three home runs and five RBI over the past 10 games.
Freddie Freeman has 45 doubles, two triples, 20 home runs and 91 RBI for the Dodgers. Max Muncy is 12-for-34 with two doubles, four home runs and 10 RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Giants: 4-6, .200 batting average, 3.39 ERA, outscored by seven runs
Dodgers: 7-3, .250 batting average, 2.77 ERA, outscored opponents by 29 runs
INJURIES: Giants: Carlos Rodon: day-to-day (hand), Tommy La Stella: 10-Day IL (neck), Austin Slater: 10-Day IL (hand), Brandon Belt: 60-Day IL (knee), Alex Wood: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Long: 60-Day IL (oblique), Gregory Santos: 60-Day IL (groin), Donnie Walton: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Mauricio Llovera: 60-Day IL (hip), Jose Alvarez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Colton Welker: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Delaplane: 60-Day IL (forearm), Anthony DeSclafani: 60-Day IL (ankle)
Dodgers: Blake Treinen: 15-Day IL (shoulder), David Price: 15-Day IL (wrist), Gavin Lux: day-to-day (back), Brusdar Graterol: 15-Day IL (elbow), Tony Gonsolin: 15-Day IL (forearm), Yency Almonte: 15-Day IL (elbow), Daniel Hudson: 60-Day IL (acl), Walker Buehler: 60-Day IL (elbow), Kevin Pillar: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Victor Gonzalez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Danny Duffy: 60-Day IL (hand), Jimmy Nelson: 60-Day IL (elbow)
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