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The St. Louis Cardinals will be trying to extend a winning streak on Saturday when they take on the Los Angeles Dodgers at Busch Stadium.
The Dodgers will give the ball to starter Clayton Kershaw in this one. Lefthander Kershaw is 17-9 this season with a 1.77 ERA.
The Cardinals will counter Kershaw with Michael Wacha. Righthander Wacha has a 2.64 ERA to go along with a 4-1 record this season.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Cardinals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at +119 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Los Angeles: 92-70 SU
St. Louis: 97-65 SU
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 8-2
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers's last 9 games on the road
St. Louis is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
St. Louis is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
St. Louis at LA Dodgers, Monday, October 14