Free MLB Pick: Cardinals vs Dodgers Odds
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(19-16) St. Louis Cardinals vs. L.A. Dodgers (18-17)
Date: Friday, May 13, 2016
Time: 10:10 PM ET
Venue: Dodger Stadium Los Angeles, California
Projected Pitchers: Michael Wacha vs. Ross Stripling
MLB Moneyline Odds: Cardinals +102 / Dodgers -112
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Cardinals -1.5 +165 / Dodgers +1.5 -190
MLB Betting Total: 7.5
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The Cardinals are coming off a sweep over the L.A. Angels now they head to face the other team in La La Land in the Dodgers. While St. Louis has a better record than the Dodgers they are still in 2nd place in the NL Central 7 games back of the Cubs.
L.A. is only 1 game above .500, but they are tied for first place in the NL West. They have won 2 of their last 3 games.
In their last games the Dodgers beat the New York Mets 5-0 and the Cardinals beat the L.A. Angels 12-10.
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The Cardinals rank 2nd in the Majors in runs scored and in their 3-game sweep of the Angels they totaled 25 runs. Their pitching has been better as of late and they rank 11th in team ERA.
Michael Wacha (2-3 3.12 ERA) goes for the Cardinals tonight and in his last outing he gave up 4 earned runs in 6 innings in a 10-5 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. St. Louis has lost his last 3 starts.
Wacha has only faced the Dodgers once in L.A. and that was last season when he only gave up 1 run in 7 innings in a 7-1 Cardinals’ win.
The Cardinals are 1-5 in Wacha’s last 6 road starts.
The Cardinals are 10-6 on the road this season and they have won 5 of their last 6 games away from St. Louis.
While the Dodgers rank 15th in runs scored their real strength has been their pitching, which ranks 7th in the Majors in team ERA.
Ross Stripling (0-2 3.82 ERA) goes for the Dodgers and in his last start he gave up 1 earned run in 6 innings in a 4-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. The Dodgers had lost his previous 2 starts.
Previous to Stripling’s last start he had given up 8 runs in 10 innings in his previous 2 outings.
The Dodgers have lost 4 of their last 5 games facing the Cardinals.
This season the Dodgers are only 7-10 at home, but they have won 2 of their last 3 games in their house.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Cardinals are 5-2 in their last 7 overall.
- Cardinals are 4-1 in their last 5 road games.
- Cardinals have an Over record of 9-3 in their last 12 road games.
- Dodgers are 3-9 in their last 10 home games.
- Dodgers are 1-5 in their last 6 home games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Dodgers have an Under record of 4-1-1 in their last 6 games.
Free St. Louis Cardinals vs. L.A. Dodgers MLB Prediction:
I see Stripling having a good outing, as the Dodgers will get the W and end the Cardinals’ winning streak.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: UNDER the Number
In the last 5 games between these teams in L.A. the total has gone Under 4 times and that trend will continue.
MLB Free Score Prediction: L.A. 4 – St. Louis 3
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