St Louis Cardinals (58-54) vs Los Angeles Dodgers (76-40)
MLB: Wednesday, August 7, 2019 3:10 PM (Dodger Stadium)
ML: St Louis +115, Los Angeles -135, Over/Under 8.5 (MyBookie)
Odds: Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 (MyBookie)
The St Louis Cardinals barely lost again to the Los Angeles Dodgers, with a score of 1-3. Despite the loss, Miles Mikolas had a good day, only allowing 2 RBIs and earning 7 strikeouts in 6 innings. Pitching today for the Cardinals is Jack Flaherty, who is 5-6 on the mound this year, with an ERA of 3.93.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are one game away from sweeping the St Louis Cardinals, winning yesterday’s game 3-1. Cody Bellinger was making play after play at first plate. Joc Pederson hustled to make a catch to end the top of the 7th. Clayton Kershaw was fantastic on the day, earning 9 strikeouts and only allowing 1 RBI in 7 innings. Pitching for the Dodgers today is Dustin May, who is 0-1 on the mound this year, with an ERA of 4.76.
There’s no way that the Cardinals are going to keep up with the Dodgers with how poor they are at batting. St Louis is ranked a pitiful 24 in total runs earned (497) and home runs (140). Also, the highest they rank in any other category for batting is 27th.
The hot streak that the Dodgers have been on over the past 10 games is impressive. In seven of their last ten games, they were able to score at least 5 runs while also going 7-3. Moreover, over the past 7 days, Los Angeles is 5th in total runs earned (41) and are 1st in total ERA (2.57).
St. Louis are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis’ last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers.
St. Louis are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games this season.
LA Dodgers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers’ last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis.
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games this season.
The Dodgers are going to finish the sweep against the Cardinals with superior pitching and batting. There’ no reason the Dodgers lose this game today.