MLB Odds, Picks, Predictions for Giants vs. Dodgers: Sharp Action Hitting Game 3

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  • Odds and picks for Monday's NLDS Game 3 game between the Giants and Dodgers.

Giants vs. Dodgers Odds

Giants Odds+170
Dodgers Odds-205
Over/Under7.5 (+100/-120)
Time9:37 p.m. ET

The defending World Series Champion Los Angeles Dodgers were in an extremely tough spot, down 1-0 to the Giants in the NLDS.

It's fair to say that with their massive payroll and stacked roster, anything less than another World Series appearance would feel like a massive failure.

Los Angeles came up clutch in Game 2, getting 5.0 innings of three-hit ball from starter Julio Urias and an excellent bullpen performance to boot.

The Dodgers offense—which was mostly stymied by Giants starter Logan Webb in a 4-0 Game 1 loss—came alive, collecting 11 hits and 9 runs on the night, including a huge 388-foot home run from catcher Will Smith.

In Game 3, Los Angeles will have dominant ace Max Scherzer on the mound against Giants left-hander Alex Wood.

Although the playoffs are obviously a completely different beast than the regular season, they offer some valuable insight into what could be a tight series.

While both Wood and Scherzer have put together excellent seasons with 10 or more wins and sub-1.2 WHIPs, Wood's numbers in this specific matchup are the ones that caught my eye.

Wood has lost his last three starts against the Dodgers, including an 8-6 loss in the most-recent regular-season matchup.

In that game, Wood gave up six hits and three earned runs, including a 416-foot home run to Chris Taylor.

That was some time ago, but the instance brings to mind possible issues Wood could have in high-leverage situations on Monday evening.

Our latest MLB PRO Report showcases which side is the stronger play in a Game 3 matchup that could be closer than expected.

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MLB Picks: Giants vs. Dodgers

Sharp Action

The moneyline odds for Game 3 of the Giants-Dodgers NLDS opened up at Los Angeles -178.

The line hit a previous high of -205 before settling at a consensus of -211 as tracked by three Action Labs Bet Signalstriggered on the Dodgers since Sunday afternoon. 

PRO Report Pick: Dodgers -205 (-200 at BetMGM, BetRivers, SugarHouse, and UniBet)

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