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Cardinals face Los Angeles Dodgers: MLB odds preview and stats

St. Louis CardinalsLos Angeles Dodgers
Sep 13, 10:10 PM | GrassDodger Stadium

St. Louis Cardinals vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

75-68TEAM RECORD74-69

The Los Angeles Dodgers battle the visiting St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday in MLB betting action at Dodger Stadium.

Josh Beckett gets the call for the Los Angeles Dodgers and he will try to build on a 6-13 mark. In the other dugout, Lance Lynn brings a 13-5 ledger to the game for the Cardinals as he tries to quiet the Dodgers bats.

View St Louis vs LA Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Dodgers as -135 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 7.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Dodgers, most recently No. 3 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Cardinals, who rate a National League No. 4 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Los Angeles has the National League's No. 13-rated offensive output, at 8.4 hits per game. The Cardinals average 9.5 hits per game, good for No. 1 on the National League list.

St. Louis brings the National League's No. 7-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Dodgers' league No. 3-ranked defense.

St. Louis lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Padres on September 12. Bettors who backed the Padres at +115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. St. Louis suffered a 3-2 loss against San Diego on Wednesday, as Kyle Lohse wasn't able to lead his team to victory at PETCO Park.

Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Diamondbacks on September 12. Bettors who backed the Diamondbacks at -133 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Los Angeles suffered a 3-2 loss against Arizona on Wednesday, as Aaron Harang wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Chase Field.

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 7-3
After playing Arizona are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

A few Cardinals at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis' last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis' last 8 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis' last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis' last 9 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Dodgers' last 8 games when playing at home against St. Louis
LA Dodgers are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games when playing St. Louis

Next up:
St. Louis at LA Dodgers, Friday, September 14

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