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(19-18) St. Louis Cardinals vs. L.A. Dodgers (20-17)
Date: Sunday, May 15, 2016
Time: 8 PM ET
Venue: Dodger Stadium Los Angeles, California
Projected Pitchers: Mike Leake vs. Alex Wood
MLB Moneyline Odds: Cardinals +118 / Dodgers -128
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Cardinals +1.5 -190 / Dodgers -1.5 +160
MLB Betting Total: 7.5
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The Dodgers have won the first 2 games of this series and they go for the sweep tonight. They have won 3 in a row overall and they are tied atop the NL West with the San Francisco Giants.
The Cardinals swept their last series before this one facing the Angels and they need a W tonight to avoid being swept by the Dodgers. While they are tied for 2nd in the NL Central with the Pirates they are still 9 games back of the Cubs.
In yesterday’s game the Dodgers beat the Cardinals 5-3.
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The Cardinals rank 2nd in the Majors in runs scored and 12th in team ERA. In the 2 games in this series they have given up 13 runs and scored 7.
Mike Leake (1-3 5.10 ERA) goes for the Cardinals tonight and in his last outing he was solid only giving up 1 earned run in 8 innings of work in a 8-1 win over the L.A. Angels.
The Cardinals have won 3 of his last 4 starts including his last 2.
Last season Leake went 1-1 with a 1.13 ERA against the Dodgers.
Leake had given up at least 3 earned runs in every start this season before his last one. In his previous 2 starts to his last one he had given up 9 earned runs.
The Cardinals are 10-8 on the road this season.
The Dodgers rank 7th in the Majors in team ERA and 13th in runs scored. This season they rank 2nd in baseball in opponents’ batting average.
Alex Wood (1-3 4.58 ERA) goes for the Dodgers and in his last start he gave up only 1 earned run in 6 innings in a 3-2 in over the New York Mets. The Dodgers had lost his previous 2 starts.
Wood is 4-2 with a 2.00 ERA in eight home starts since the Dodgers got him from Atlanta last season in a trade.
The Dodgers are 0-6 in Wood’s last 6 starts following a Quality Start in his last appearance.
This season the Dodgers are under .500 at home (9-10), but they have won 4 of their last 5 games in their house.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Cardinals are 14-5 in their last 19 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.
- Cardinals are 1-4 in their last 5 vs. a team with a winning record.
- Cardinals have an Over record of 6-1 in their last 7 games.
- Dodgers are 4-1 in their last 5 overall.
- Dodgers are 4-1 in their last 5 home games.
- Dodgers have an Under record of 14-6 in their last 20 home games.
Free St. Louis Cardinals vs. L.A. Dodgers MLB Prediction:
I don’t see a pitcher’s duel tonight, but the Dodgers’ offense will be the difference and they will take this game and sweep the series.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER the Number
Take the Over tonight, as both teams will have a solid night at the plate.
MLB Free Score Prediction: L.A. 7 – St. Louis 5
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