Kershaw vs. Bumgarner Meet Again in Tuesday MLB Action

San Francisco Giants (+158) at Los Angeles Dodgers (-172, 6 O/U )

Right-hander Clayton Kershaw is the scheduled starter for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He has a 1-1 record in 2013 with a 4.00 ERA. In a rematch of his duel with Madison Bumgarner last week, Kershaw will try to complete seven innings for the first time this year. He did it in 22 of 29 starts last year. The Dodgers are 2-2 in games started by him. His opponent on the mound will be left-hander Madison Bumgarner. Bumgarner has a 4.63 ERA with a 1.37 WHIP, and is 1-1 on the season. Bumgarner has thrived at Dodger Stadium, where he is 7-3 with a 2.19 ERA in 11 lifetime appearances, including 10 starts. He’ll oppose Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw for the second straight outing. The Giants have gone over the total in 75% of his starts. The game time temperature will be 78°. The humidity will be around 23%. No rain is expected in this game.

Kershaw: 27 years old left-hander, 6’3” 225 pounds.
Throws: fastball (93.1 mph, 56%), slider (29%), cutter (15%) splitter (1%)

San Francisco Giants Offense

Runs per game (ranking): 2.94 (30)
Home Runs: 10 (27)
Batting average: 0.247 (11)
On-base percentage: 0.312 (15)
Slugging percentage: 0.354 (24)
Stolen bases: 7 (21)
Last seven games: 8 (.763 OPS)
Last 14 games: 6 (.750 OPS)
Last 28 games: 13 (.700 OPS)
Versus Righties: 15 (.690 OPS)
Versus lefties: 13 (.728 OPS)
Home: 11 (.732 OPS)
Away: 22 (.650 OPS)
1st Inning Production: 12 (.767 OPS)
Facing a Power Pitcher: 29 (.351 OPS)
Facing a Finesse Pitcher: 3 (.921 OPS)
Facing a fly ball pitcher: 6 (.777 OPS)
Facing a ground ball pitcher: 25 (.552 OPS)
Run Production at Night: 21 (.644 OPS)
Run Production During Day: 6 (.842 OPS)
First five innings: 8 (.773 OPS)
6th to 9th Innings: 24 (.531 OPS)

Bumgarner: 26 years old right-hander, 6’5” 235 pounds.
Throws: fastball (92.1 mph, 45%), slider (34%), cutter (14%) splitter (7%)

Los Angeles Dodgers Offense

Runs per game (ranking): 4.5 (10)
Home Runs: 21 (5)
Batting average: 0.27 (6)
On-base percentage: 0.351 (2)
Slugging percentage: 0.473 (1)
Stolen bases: 6 (25)
Last seven games: 7 (.766 OPS)
Last 14 games: 1 (.847 OPS)
Last 28 games: 1 (.824 OPS)
Versus Righties: 1 (.852 OPS)
Versus lefties: 15 (.701 OPS)
Home: 1 (.926 OPS)
Away: 15 (.691 OPS)
1st Inning Production: 21 (.659 OPS)
Facing a Power Pitcher: 2 (.826 OPS)
Facing a Finesse Pitcher: 2 (.925 OPS)
Facing a fly ball pitcher: 1 (.943 OPS)
Facing a ground ball pitcher: 25 (.552 OPS)
Run Production at Night: 8 (.747 OPS)
Run Production During Day: 1 (.1035 OPS)
First five innings: 10 (.755 OPS)
6th to 9th Innings: 5 (.720 OPS)