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MLB BASEBALL

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. St. Louis Cardinals

The Los Angeles Dodgers and the St. Louis Cardinals will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Busch Stadium.

The Dodgers will give the ball to starter Ricky Nolasco in this one. Righthander Nolasco is 7-9 this season with a 3.78 ERA.

Nolasco's opponent in this one will be Shelby Miller. The Cardinals righthander has a 2.89 ERA to go along with a 11-7 record this season.

The Dodgers were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at +136 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Team records:
Los Angeles: 62-50 SU
St. Louis: 66-46 SU

Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a loss are 9-1

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 15-1 SU in their last 16 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis's last 7 games at home
St. Louis is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 7 games

Next up:
St. Louis home to LA Dodgers, Thursday, August 8