Kershaw and Dodgers battle the Cardinals
Clayton Kershaw will be back on the mound on Sunday night as the Los Angeles Dodgers play on the road against the St. Louis Cardinals in baseball odds action at the sportsbooks.
Kershaw is 11-2 with a 1.78 ERA on the season, and in his career against the Cardinals he's 5-5 with a 3.43 ERA over 13 starts. Carlos Martinez gets the ball for St. Louis on Sunday; Martinez is 2-4 with a 4.43 ERA so far this season.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs St. Louis Cardinals Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the St. Louis Cardinals as 165 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 6.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Dodgers vs St. Louis Cardinals Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.2-3.9 win for the Dodgers on Sunday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.2-3.9 result in favor of the Dodgers today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
54-44 St. Louis battles the Dodgers, currently with a 54-45 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Los Angeles injuries news.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the St. Louis Cardinals rated this week at No. 22 and the Los Angeles Dodgers sitting at No. 9.
How Los Angeles Dodgers vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Matchup
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the St. Louis Cardinals No. 29-ranked scoring average of 3.74 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Dodgers offense rated No. 13 and scoring 4.12 runs per game. The Cardinals have averaged 8.45 hits per game to date this season, less than the Dodgers hitters have managed (8.65 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, Los Angeles owns the No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 3.66 runs per game on the highway. St. Louis, on the other hand, rates No. 18 in scoring at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 4-2 loser on the road against the Cardinals. Bettors on St. Louis at +142 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Los Angeles suffered a 4-2 loss against St. Louis on Saturday, as Zack Greinke wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Busch Stadium.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Trends
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers's last 7 games
LA Dodgers is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of St. Louis's last 19 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Los Angeles at Pittsburgh, Monday, July 21st
St. Louis home to Tampa Bay, Tuesday, July 22nd