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St. Louis Cardinals vs Los Angeles Dodgers 10/06/2021 National League Wild Card Game Predictions and Preview

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St. Louis Cardinals vs Los Angeles Dodgers 10-06-2021 National League Wild Card Game Predictions and Preview

St. Louis Cardinals vs Los Angeles Dodgers 10/06/2021 – The 2021 MLB postseason picks have every detail about this important Wild Card between the Cardinals and the Dodgers. The Cardinals will take the road in this game as they square off from Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals finished second in the NL Central Division play with a 90-72 record in the regular season. The Los Angeles Dodgers almost had the Giants with their 106-56 record. The Dodgers were just one game behind from clinching the NL West Division title.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Los Angeles Dodgers 10/06/2021

When: Wednesday, October 6, 8:10 PM ET
Where: Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri
TV: TBS
Stream: MLB.TV

St. Louis Cardinals vs Los Angeles Dodgers 10/06/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
St. Louis Cardinal +1.5 (-115) 7.5 o ( -115 ) +195
Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 (-105) 7.5 u (-105) -215
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St. Louis Cardinals

The Cardinals are one of the only teams that rebounded well in their regular season. St. Louis rode a 17-game winning streak and took out most of their opponents. However, this will be their most important game of the tournament against the defending world champions. Adam Wainwright will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Wainwright has pitched 206 plus innings and has close to 175 strikeouts with a decent ERA of 3.05. Overall, he has given up 72 runs and 50 walks with 168 hits.

Players to watch: Tommy Edman 3B (GP 159, AB 641, R 91, H 168, 2B 41, 3B 3, HR 11, RBI 56, TB 248, BB 38, SO 95, SB 30, AVG 0.262, OBP 0.308, SLG 0.387, OPS 0.695, WAR 3.7), Paul Goldschmidt 1B (GP 158, AB 603, R 102, H 177, 2B 36, 3B 2, HR 31, RBI 99, TB 310, BB 67, SO 136, SB 12, AVG 0.294, OBP 0.365, SLG 0.514, OPS 0.879, WAR 6.2).

Los Angeles Dodgers

The Dodgers completed their regular season with the second-best record in the majors. The Los Angeles Dodgers have one of the top offensive units that hold a solid record. The Dodgers will enter this game riding a seven-game winning streak after their last success against the Brewers. Los Angeles swept the Brewers and won their last game with a 10-3 final score. Max Scherzer will get the ball as their starter in this game. Scherzer is holding a 7-5 record on the season with an ERA of 3.38 and 137 Ks in a span of 112 innings.

Players to watch: Justin Turner 3B (GP 151, AB 533, R 87, H 148, 2B 22, 3B 0, HR 27, RBI 87, TB 251, BB 61, SO 98, SB 3, AVG 0.278, OBP 0.361, SLG 0.471, OPS 0.832, WAR 3.7), Chris Taylor LF (GP 148, AB 507, R 92, H 129, 2B 25, 3B 4, HR 20, RBI 73, TB 222, BB 63, SO 167, SB 13, AVG 0.254, OBP 0.344, SLG 0.438, OPS 0.782, WAR 2.7).

St. Louis Cardinals vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Numbers

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St. Louis Cardinals

Under is 4-0 in Cardinals last 4 games with the total set at 7.0-8.5.
Over is 7-0 in Cardinals last 7 games with the total set at 9.0-10.5.
Over is 4-0 in Cardinals last 4 road games with the total set at 9.0-10.5.
Cardinals are 4-0 in their last 4 after scoring 2 runs or less in their previous game.
Cardinals are 6-0 in their last 6 games as a road underdog.

Los Angeles Dodgers

Over is 5-0 in Dodgers last 5 overall.
Over is 4-0 in Dodgers last 4 after scoring 5 runs or more in their previous game.
Los Angeles is over is 5-0 in the last 5 games following a win.
Over is 5-0 in Dodgers last 5 games as a favorite.
Over is 5-0 in Dodgers last 5 games as a home favorite.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Picks

This is all set to be a tough game between two top-performing teams. The MLB postseason predictions have turned against the Dodgers in this one as the Cardinals are predicted to win. Take St. Louis to create an upset against the Dodgers and move to the next round.

Score Prediction: Cardinals 7, Dodgers 5.