St. Louis Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - 9/13/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Dodgers (80-67) at St. Louis Cardinals (81-66)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 7:15 pm (New Busch Stadium)
C Kershaw (7-5) (2.42) vs. Austin Gomber (5-0) (2.93)
The Line: St. Louis Cardinals +150 / Los Angeles Dodgers -160 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
Thursday MLB features the Los Angeles Dodgers visiting the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are gunning for back to victories after salvaging the final game of their series at Cincinnati 8-1 on Wednesday. Los Angeles starter Ross Stripling allowed a run over 3.1 frames before six relievers put up zeros.
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The Dodgers pounded out eleven hits and walked seven times with Yasmani Grandal going 3-5 with three RBI’s while Justin Turner had two hits and knocked in three followed by Joc Pederson who had two hits including a homer and two runs.
The Dodgers have tabbed Clayton Kershaw as Thursday’s starter at St. Louis. Kershaw comes off a 4-2 win at Colorado with both runs plated over six innings.
The St. Cardinals saw a late rally fall short in a 4-3 loss to Pittsburgh on Wednesday. St. Louis starter Daniel Poncedeleon gave up a pair of runs through five frames to get the loss before Mike Mayers gave up two more in 2/3 of an inning.
The Cardinals mustered seven hits and three bases on balls with Jose Martinez, Marcell and Patrick Wisdom driving in runs.
St. Louis sends rookie Austin Gomber to the hill to face the LA Dodgers. Gomber comes off of a 5-3 loss (ND) at Detroit with three runs plated over six frames.
Under is 9-4 in LA Dodgers last 13 overall and under is 9-4 in LA Dodgers last 13 on grass and LA Dodgers are 67-22 in Kershaw’s last 89 starts. St. Louis are 23-9 in their last 32 overall and are 23-9 in their last 32 games on grass and are 12-5 in their last 17 home games. Under is 9-3 in the last 12 meetings in St. Louis and under is 35-16 in the last 51 meetings.
With Kershaw being stingy and Gomber rising to the occasion as a rookie I’ll go with the under…