Wood expected to start as San Francisco hosts Los Angeles

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Los Angeles Dodgers (26-18, third in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (28-16, first in the NL West)

San Francisco; Friday, 9:45 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Trevor Bauer (4-2, 2.20 ERA, .75 WHIP, 77 strikeouts) Giants: Alex Wood (5-0, 1.75 ERA, .92 WHIP, 35 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Giants +131, Dodgers -151; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: San Francisco and Los Angeles will play on Friday.

The Giants are 11-7 against the rest of their division. San Francisco has hit 62 home runs this season, second in the MLB. Brandon Crawford leads the team with 11, averaging one every 10.8 at-bats.

The Dodgers are 13-5 against opponents from the NL West. Los Angeles ranks eighth in the league in hitting with a .245 batting average, Chris Taylor leads the team with an average of .289.

TOP PERFORMERS: Buster Posey leads the Giants with 37 hits and has 15 RBIs.

Justin Turner leads the Dodgers with 23 RBIs and is batting .280.

LAST 10 GAMES: Giants: 8-2, .235 batting average, 2.17 ERA, outscored opponents by 30 runs

Dodgers: 8-2, .252 batting average, 1.92 ERA, outscored opponents by 29 runs

INJURIES: Giants: Logan Webb: (shoulder), Aaron Sanchez: (biceps), Dedniel Nunez: (elbow), Reyes Moronta: (right flexor), John Brebbia: (elbow), Tyler Beede: (elbow), Jaylin Davis: (left knee), Tommy La Stella: (hamstring), Wilmer Flores: (hamstring), Brandon Belt: (side).

Dodgers: Dustin May: (elbow), Corey Knebel: (lat), Tommy Kahnle: (tommy john surgery), Brusdar Graterol: (forearm), Tony Gonsolin: (shoulder), Caleb Ferguson: (elbow), Garrett Cleavinger: (elbow), Scott Alexander: (shoulder), AJ Pollock: (hamstring), Cody Bellinger: (calf), Corey Seager: (hand), Edwin Rios: (shoulder), Zach McKinstry: (back).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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