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Los Angeles Dodgers vs. St. Louis Cardinals

The Los Angeles Dodgers will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Friday when they take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.

The Dodgers will trot Clayton Kershaw out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Kershaw has a 17-10 record and a 1.73 ERA this season.

Kershaw's opponent in this one will be Michael Wacha. The Cardinals righthander has a 2.38 ERA to go along with a 5-1 record this season.

The Cardinals were a 6-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Dodgers. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -169 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.

Team records:
Los Angeles: 92-70 SU
St. Louis: 97-65 SU

Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a loss are 9-1

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Dodgers's last 10 games on the road
St. Louis is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 6 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games

Next up:
St. Louis home to LA Dodgers, Saturday, October 19