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St. Louis Cardinals vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
The Dodgers get a visit from the St. Louis Cardinals in baseball action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
For the Dodgers, Ted Lilly gets the ball, charged with keeping the Cardinals hitters off the base paths. He'll face John Gast, 2-0 on the year.
The Dodgers sit at No. 8 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cardinals sit at a National League No. 1 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Los Angeles and its National League No. 14-rated batting order, averaging 3.4 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 3 lineup of the Cardinals at 4.8 runs per outing.
Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the National League's No. 2-rated road mark, allowing 3.4 runs per game on the highway. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 14 in scoring at home.
The Cardinals were a 7-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Dodgers. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -119 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Lance Lynn silenced the Dodgers bats in a 7-0 victory last time out versus Los Angeles at Dodger Stadium.
St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Cardinals at Dodgers trends to consider:
St. Louis is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games on the road
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 14 of LA Dodgers' last 20 games at home
St. Louis at LA Dodgers, Sunday, May 26