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Dodgers vs. Giants series snapshot: May 1-3

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Now that the season is a month old, it’s time to resume our snapshot look at each team compared to the Dodgers before each series. Up first in May are the rival Giants, who limped through a dismal April.

After the two teams split four games in San Francisco last week, here is an overview of the two teams before their first series at Dodger Stadium in 2017:

Dodgers-Giants 2017

Date Location Time (PT)
Date Location Time (PT)
Mon, Apr 24 SF 2-1 SF
Tue, Apr 25 SF 2-1 LA
Wed, Apr 26 SF 4-3 SF (10)
Thu, Apr 27 SF 5-1 LA (10)
Mon, May 1 LA 7:10 p.m.
Tue, May 2 LA 7:10 p.m.
Wed, May 3 LA 7:10 p.m.
Mon, May 15 SF 7:15 p.m.
Tue, May 16 SF 7:15 p.m.
Wed, May 17 SF 12:45 p.m.
Fri, Jul 28 LA 7:10 p.m.
Sat, Jul 29 LA 1:05 p.m.
Sun, Jul 30 LA 1:10 p.m.
Mon, Sep 11 SF 7:15 p.m.
Tue, Sep 12 SF 7:15 p.m.
Wed, Sep 13 SF 7:15 p.m.
Fri, Sep 22 LA 7:10 p.m.
Sat, Sep 23 LA 6:10 p.m.
Sun, Sep 24 LA 1:10 p.m.

Teams: Dodgers (14-12) vs. Giants (9-17)

Split records: Dodgers 9-4 at home, Giants 3-9 on road

Run differential: Dodgers +20 (4th in NL), Giants -33 (15th in NL)

Runs scored: Dodgers 4.31 per game (10th), Giants 3.35 (15th)

OPS+: Dodgers 100 (5th), Giants 69 (15th)

wRC+: Dodgers 102 (3rd), Giants 72 (15th)

Runs allowed: Dodgers 3.54 (1st), Giants 4.62 (8th)

ERA+: Dodgers 117 (2nd), Giants 95 (13th)

Last 10 games: Dodgers 6-4, Giants 3-7

2017 head-to-head record: 2-2

2016 head-to-head: 8-11 Giants (6-3 LA in LA)

Giants SB Nation site: McCovey Chronicles

Pitching matchups

Monday: Clayton Kershaw vs. Johnny Cueto
Tuesday: Alex Wood vs. Matt Moore (L)
Wednesday: Julio Urias vs. Jeff Samardzija

Series schedule

Monday. 7:10 p.m. PT (SportsNet LA, MLB Network)
Tuesday, 7:10 p.m. (SportsNet LA)
Wednesday, 7:10 p.m. (SportsNet LA, KTLA, MLB Network)