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Lance Lynn Cardinals at Home vs Los Angeles Dodgers in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Los Angeles Dodgers

vs

St. Louis Cardinals
Friday, July 18, 2014 8:15 PM ET
Busch Stadium

The Los Angeles Dodgers will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Cardinals in St. Louis at Busch Stadium on Friday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

For the St. Louis Cardinals, Lance Lynn gets the ball, charged with keeping the Los Angeles Dodgers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Dan Haren, 8-6 on the year.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs St. Louis Cardinals Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the St. Louis Cardinals in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -115 at TopBet for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7.5 at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Dodgers vs St. Louis Cardinals Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.3-3.9 win for the Dodgers. A 4.3-3.9 result in favor of the Dodgers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

St. Louis (52-44) will face the 54-43 Dodgers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The St. Louis Cardinals vs Los Angeles Dodgers odds would favor the Dodgers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. St. Louis is rated No. 22 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 9.

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How Los Angeles Dodgers vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Matchup

The game also pits St. Louis Cardinals No. 29-rated offense, averaging 3.75 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Dodgers defense that ranks No. 6 at 3.65 in runs allowed per game. The St. Louis Cardinals have averaged 8.46 hits per game so far, less than Los Angeles Dodgers batters have averaged on the year (8.71 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and St. Louis has the No. 5-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Dodgers own the No. 6 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Padres on July 13. Bettors who backed the Dodgers at -140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Hyun-Jin Ryu silenced the Padres bats in a 1-0 victory last time out versus San Diego at Dodger Stadium.

St. Louis lost its last outing, a 11-2 result against the Brewers on July 13. Bettors who backed the Brewers at -109 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. St. Louis didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 11-2 to Milwaukee on Sunday at Miller Park.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of LA Dodgers's last 22 games on the road
LA Dodgers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of LA Dodgers's last 11 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 6 games
St. Louis is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at St. Louis, Saturday, July 19th

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