Cardinals at Dodgers - 6/4/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Louis Cardinals (35-18) at Los Angeles Dodgers (31-21)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 10:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
M Wacha (7-1) (2.27) vs. C Frias (4-2) (4.29)
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -103 / St. Louis Cardinals -107 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-MW, SportsNet LA, MLB
The St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers begin a four-game series Thursday night.
The St. Louis Cardinals look to stay hot after winning six of their last eight games. The Cardinals have scored eight runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last six games. The Cardinals have won four of their last six games when scoring three or less runs. Jhonny Peralta leads St. Louis with 61 hits and 31 RBI while Matt Carpenter and Yadier Molina have combined for 49 RBI. The St. Louis Cardinals have split their last six road games. Michael Wacha gets the nod, and he’s 7-1 with a 2.27 ERA and 42 strikeouts this season. This will be Wacha’s second career game against the Dodgers.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Dodgers have scored 18 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 10 games. The Dodgers have won five of their last six games when scoring more than three runs. Adrian Gonzalezleads Los Angeles with 64 hits and 39 RBI while Joc Pederson and Andre Ethier have combined for 54 RBI. The Los Angeles Dodgers have won five of their last seven home games. Carlos Frias takes the hill, and he’s 4-2 with a 4.29 ERA and 22 strikeouts this season. This will be Frias’ second career game against the Cardinals.
The Cardinals are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. National League West and 16-5 in Wachas last 21 starts. The Dodgers are 37-14 in their last 51 home games and 53-25 in their last 78 games as a favorite. The Cardinals are 2-5 in the last 7 meetings in Los Angeles and 4-1 in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Dodgers will be getting in late after blowing a late, late game Wednesday against the Rockies. The Cards also have Wacha on the mound, who has been automatic this season. I'll take St. Louis.