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Cardinals vs Dodgers MLB Picks and Predictions 2021 NL Wild Card Game

St. Louis Cardinals vs Los Angeles Dodgers picks, predictions, and game preview for this 2021 MLB Playoffs NL Wild Card Game on Wednesday.

Cardinals vs Dodgers odds

The St Louis Cardinals vs Los Angels Dodgers NL Wild Card Game is set to start this Wednesday Night, October 6, 2021 at 8:10pm et at Dodgers Stadium in LA. The MLB odds have the Dodgers as -225 money line favorites, -105 on the run line and the over/under is at 7.5 total runs.

The MLB Betting public currently has 51% of their money behind St Louis as the road underdog.

St. Louis Cardinals Betting Preview

The St Louis Cardinals are the hottest team in baseball right now. They’ve won 17 of their last 20 games, but now will have to face their toughest challenge going up against this Dodgers team who has one of the starting lineups in baseball.

The good news is that they’ll have their veteran Adam Wainright take the mound. He’ll should be very motivated for this game after signing a $17.5 million dollar contract extension on Friday. It’s well deserved after going 17-7 so far this season with a 3.05 ERA.

On the road this season he’s 8-2 overall with a 3.58 ERA. In his career against the Dodgers, he’s 7-5 overall with an ERA of 2.66 in 17 appearances.

He faced the Dodgers less than a month ago where he pitched 8 innings giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs, but still pulled off the 5-4 win.

Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Preview

The Los Angeles Dodgers come into this game just one game away from having the best record in the National League at 106-56. They do however own the best home record in the NL at 58-23. Like the Cardinals, the Dodgers also have caught fire to end this regular season.

They’ve now won 9 of their last 10 games. They’ll have the veteran Max Scherzer take the mound in this Wild Card game.

He’s an impressive 15-4 overall this season with an ERA of 2.46. At home this season he’s 5-2 overall with a 2.31 ERA. In his career, he’s faced the Cardinals 13 times and he’s 4-6 overall with an ERA of 2.76 and 108 strikeouts.

He faced the Cardinals last month where he pitched great and only gave up 1 run over 8 innings in that 5-1 win. At home this season, LA has the 7th best bats in the league, putting up an average of 5 runs per game.

The Dodgers are 5-1 straight up in their last 6 games when playing at home against the Cardinals and the total has gone over in 5 of Los Angeles’s last 5 games.

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