St. Louis Cardinals at Los Angeles Dodgers - 9/24/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Los Angeles Dodgers (104-47) vs St. Louis Cardinals (89-63)

Game Info: Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 9:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)

Clayton Kershaw (9-3) (2.39) vs Jordan Montgomery (8-5) (3.26)

Betting Odds: Los Angeles Dodgers -188 / St. Louis Cardinals +158 --- Over/Under: 7.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers meet Saturday in MLB action at Dodger Stadium. The St. Louis Cardinals look for a win after winning 5 of their last 8 games. The Los Angeles Dodgers look for a win after splitting their last 6 games.

The St. Louis Cardinals have scored 16 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 5 of their last 10 games. The Cardinals have won 5 straight games when scoring 4 or more runs. Paul Goldschmidt leads the Cardinals with 171 hits and 112 RBI, while Nolan Arenado and Tommy Edman have combined for 305 hits and 154 RBI. Jordan Montgomery gets the ball, and he is 8-5 with a 3.26 ERA and 150 strikeouts this season. This will be Montgomery’s first career game against the Dodgers.

The Los Angeles Dodgers have scored 4 runs in their last 3 games and 3 or fewer runs in 4 straight games. The Dodgers have lost 6 of their last 7 games when scoring 3 or fewer runs. Freddie Freeman leads the Dodgers with 190 hits and 94 RBI, while Trea Turner and Mookie Betts have combined for 327 hits and 177 RBI. Clayton Kershaw gets the ball, and he is 9-3 with a 2.39 ERA and 117 strikeouts this season. Kershaw is 8-5 with a 2.97 ERA and 127 strikeouts in his career against the Cardinals.

The Cardinals are 43-19 in their last 62 Saturday games and 37-16 in their last 53 overall. The Dodgers are 71-22 in their last 93 home games and 59-18 in their last 77 overall. The under is 5-1 in Cardinals last 6 overall. The under is 5-1 in Dodgers last 6 overall. The Cardinals are 1-6 in the last 7 meetings in Los Angeles and 4-10 in the last 14 meetings.

The Los Angeles Dodgers are going to get their act together offensively at some point, but until they do, it's hard to justify these sorts of prices. The St. Louis Cardinals are also far from a pushover, and Jordan Montgomery has been great since coming over from the Yankees, allowing 8 earned runs in his last 23 innings. Yes, Clayton Kershaw is on the other side and the line is probably fair, but I'll take a stab with the Cards and 1.5 my money anyway.

Randy’s Pick St. Louis Cardinals +158

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