Dodgers at Cardinals - 5/29/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Dodgers (28-18) at St. Louis Cardinals (31-16)
MLB Baseball: Friday, May 29, 2015 at 8:15 pm (Busch Stadium)
M Bolsinger (3-0) (0.71) vs. J Lackey (2-3) (3.18)
The Line: St. Louis Cardinals / Los Angeles Dodgers --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SportsNet LA, FSN-MW, MLB
The Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals begin a three-game series Friday night.
The Los Angeles Dodgers look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Dodgers have scored 16 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in seven of their last nine games. The Dodgers have lost six of their last nine games when scoring three or less runs. Adrian Gonzalez leads Los Angeles with 56 hits and 35 RBI while Joc Pederson and Howie Kendrick have combined for 41 RBI. The Los Angeles Dodgers have split their last eight road games. Mike Bolsinger gets the ball, and he’s 3-0 with a 0.71 ERA and 22 strikeouts this season. This will be Bolsinger’s first career game against the Cardinals.
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The St. Louis Cardinals look to build on their four-game winning streak. The Cardinals have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last 10 games. The Cardinals have won five straight games when scoring more than three runs. Kolten Wong leads St. Louis with 55 hits and 23 RBI while Matt Carpenter and Matt Holliday have combined for 51 RBI. The St. Louis Cardinals have won four straight home games. John Lackey takes the hill, and he’s 2-3 with a 3.18 ERA and 38 strikeouts this season. Lackey is 5-3 with a 1.93 ERA and 62 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
The Dodgers are 7-3 in their last 10 during game 1 of a series and 1-4 in their last 5 vs. a team with a winning record. The Cardinals are 24-8 in their last 32 games vs. a right-handed starter and 9-1 in Lackeys last 10 home starts. The Dodgers are 18-42 in the last 60 meetings in St. Louis and 2-5 in the last 7 meetings overall.
The Cardinals have owned the Dodgers recently, and the Cards have also owned right handed pitching. St. Louis is in far better form and has to be th play here.