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MLB BASEBALL

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

The St. Louis Cardinals will be trying to extend a winning streak on Friday when they take on the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.

Righthander Lance Lynn will take the mound for the Cardinals to start this game. Lynn is 6-1 this season with a 3.27 ERA.

Lynn's opponent in this one will be Chris Capuano. The Dodgers lefthander has a 5.49 ERA to go along with a 1-2 record this season.

The Cardinals were a 5-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Padres. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -109 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 9-2 winner on the road against the Brewers. Bettors on Los Angeles at +110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Current streak:
St. Louis has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
St. Louis: 30-16 SU
Los Angeles: 19-26 SU

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After playing San Diego are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

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

A few trends to consider:
St. Louis is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games on the road
St. Louis is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games
St. Louis is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
LA Dodgers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 14 of LA Dodgers's last 19 games at home

Next up:
LA Dodgers home to St. Louis, Saturday, May 25