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2021 MLB Handicapping
(87-51) Los Angeles Dodgers vs. St. Louis Cardinals (69-67)
Date: Wednesday, September 8th, 2021
Time: 7:45 PM ET
Venue: Busch Stadium, St. Louis, MO
Projected Pitchers: TBA (LAD) vs. Adam Wainwright (STL)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Dodgers -125 Cardinals +100
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Dodgers -1.5, Cardinals +1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 8
The Dodgers will be in St. Louis to take on the Cardinals for game 3 Wednesday at 7:45 ET. Game 2 is Tuesday at 7:45 ET.
There has been no starter named for the Dodgers and Adam Wainwright is going for the Cardinals.
Los Angeles won game 1 by a score of 5-1.
Los Angeles Dodgers
The Dodgers have been a very good team this year. It has been fun watching them battle back and forth with the Giants.
They are in 2nd place of the National League West with a record of 87-51. They trail the Giants by 1 game.
Los Angeles dropped 2 games out of 3 from the Giants before this series. In those games, the Dodgers scored 12 runs and allowed 10 runs.
Max Scherzer get up his good pitching on Monday. The right hander went 8 innings and struck out 13 batters.
At this time, there has not been a starter named for this game yet.
The pitching on this team has been very strong. They own an ERA of 2.98 which is the best in baseball.
Their offense has also been one of the best in baseball. The team is scoring 5.05 runs per game which is 5th best in the league.
Los Angeles has hit 192 home runs which is 4th best in the major leagues.
St. Louis Cardinals
The Cardinals have not been that impressive this year. Given how much talent this team has, they ought to be playing better.
They are in 3rd place of the National League Central with a record of 69-67. They trail the Brewers by 13.5 games.
St. Louis dropped 2 games out of 3 from the Brewers before this series. In those games, the Cardinals scored 20 runs and allowed 14 runs.
Miles Mikolas went 5 innings and allowed 4 earned runs on Monday.
Adam Wainwright has been very good this year. He is 14-7 with an ERA of 2.91. His last start was against the Brewers where he went 6.1 innings and allowed 1 earned run. St. Louis won that game 15-4.
The pitching has been good at times and has struggled at others. They hold an ERA of 4.11 which is 14th best in the majors.
On offense, they are scoring 4.15 runs per game which is 25th best in baseball.
St. Louis has hit 154 home runs which is 24th best in the league.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Dodgers are 6-0 in their last 6 Wednesday games.
- Dodgers are 8-2 in their last 10 road games vs. a team with a winning record.
- Dodgers are 12-3 in their last 15 road games.
- Dodgers are 43-20 in their last 63 games overall.
- Cardinals are 1-4 in their last 5 games overall.
- Cardinals are 1-4 in their last 5 games on grass.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. St. Louis Cardinals MLB Prediction:
I look for the Dodgers to keep rolling in this one. I do not see them letting up.
Los Angeles is the better team and I feel they will show that in this one.
Even with Wainwright on the mound, I am not sold the Cards will win this game. I look for the Dodgers to do enough against him to get a win.
I will take the Dodgers as a slight road favorite.
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