The UNDER has been the play for totals bettors in nine of John Lackey’s last 10 starts against the Los Angeles Dodgers as he takes the mound for the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night in baseball betting action at the online sportsbooks.
Lackey is 2-3 with a 3.18 ERA on the season, and he took a loss against the Royals last time out after surrendering three runs on six hits over his five innings of work. Mike Bolsinger (3-0, 0.71 ERA) will get the ball for the Dodgers.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the St. Louis Cardinals as -122 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as Bodog.
Odds – VSB
computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.2-5.1 victory for the Dodgers.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
31-16 St. Louis battles the Dodgers, currently with a 28-18 mark. Stay Informed: Follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Los Angeles injuries news.
It’s a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 8-rated St. Louis Cardinals and the league No. 7-ranked Los Angeles Dodgers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds – VSB
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers rank No. 15 at 8.57 hits per game. That compares with the St. Louis Cardinals No. 5 ranking in that category.
St. Louis owns the No. 1 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles’s No. 3-rated defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Los Angeles didn’t get the job done in their last match, falling 3-2 to Atlanta on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium.
St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Diamondbacks, a 4-3 final on Wednesday in support of Lance Lynn at Busch Stadium.
- LA Dodgers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Dodgers’s last 10 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers’s last 5 games on the road
- LA Dodgers is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing St. Louis
- St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis’s last 7 games
- St. Louis is 18-4 SU in its last 22 games at home
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Los Angeles at St. Louis, Saturday, May 30th