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The Los Angeles Dodgers and the St. Louis Cardinals will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Busch Stadium.
The Dodgers will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Hyun-Jin Ryu in this game. Ryu has a 10-3 record and a 3.15 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Carlos Martinez who starts for the Cardinals. Righthander Martinez is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA so far this season.
Los Angeles won its last outing, a 13-4 result against the Cardinals on August 7. Bettors who backed the Dodgers at +135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (17) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Los Angeles: 63-50 SU
St. Louis: 66-47 SU
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 4-2
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 16-1 SU in their last 17 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games on the road
St. Louis is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis's last 8 games at home
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers home to Tampa Bay, Friday, August 9
St. Louis home to Chi Cubs, Friday, August 9