St. Louis Cardinals vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction MLB Picks 3/29/24

Los Angeles Dodgers (1-1) vs St. Louis Cardinals (0-0)

Game Info: Friday, March 29, 2024 at 10:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)

Bobby Miller (0-0) (0.00) vs Zack Thompson (0-0) (0.00)

Betting Odds: Los Angeles Dodgers -217 / St. Louis Cardinals +181 --- Over/Under: 9 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article, we will formulate a Cardinals vs Dodgers betting prediction for this MLB showdown on Friday, March 29th at Dodger Stadium. We will take a look at: 

-The St. Louis Cardinals recent form and recent player performance

-The Los Angeles Dodgers recent form and recent player performance

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between the Cardinals and Dodgers. 

Shohei Ohtani Gets Out to Fast Start for Dodgers

Shohei Ohtani has played well to start the season, and on Thursday against the Cardinals he put up two hits and one run. Mookie Betts also had a strong game to start the season putting up one hit, three RBIs, and one RBI. Freddie Freeman had a strong game, putting up two hits and two runs. Getting the start for the Dodgers will be Bobby Miller and last season he went 11-4, and he finished with an ERA of 3.76. He had 119 strikeouts and a WHIP of 1.19. 

Cardinals Bats Need to be Better

The Cardinals bats really struggled on Thursday, and they need to find a way to get the bats going here. The only real bright spot for the Cardinals was Paul Goldschmidt, who finished with three hits and one home run. Wilson Contreras was the only other player to get on base and that was getting the start for the Cardinals will be Zack Thompson, and they have high hopes he will have a big season. Last season for the Cardinals he finished with a 5-7 record overall and an ERA of 4.48. The Cards will meet the Padres and Marlins following this series.

Los Angeles Dodgers Player Prop Facts

  • Freddie Freeman has recorded at least one total base in each of the Dodgers' last 12 games against NL Central opponents that held a losing record.
  • Mookie Betts has hit a home run in each of the Dodgers' last two games as favorites.
  • Will Smith has recorded at least one RBI in each of his last four appearances in night games against NL teams that held a losing record.
  • Miguel Rojas has recorded at least one hit in each of his last 12 appearances against the Cardinals after playing the previous day.
  • Shohei Ohtani has recorded at least one Single in each of his last six appearances against NL opponents.
  • Shohei Ohtani has scored at least one run in each of his last eight Friday appearances with his team as a favorite.

St. Louis Cardinals Player Prop Facts

  • Matt Carpenter has recorded at least one Double in three of his last four appearances with his team as a road underdog against NL opponents.
  • Brendan Donovan has recorded at least one total base in each of the Cardinals' last seven games against NL West opponents that held a winning record.
  • Willson Contreras has hit a home run in each of his last three road appearances against NL opponents that held a winning record.
  • Willson Contreras has recorded two or more RBIs in four of his last five road appearances against opponents that held a winning record.
  • Brendan Donovan has recorded at least one hit in each of the Cardinals' last seven games against NL West opponents that held a winning record.
  • Tommy Edman has recorded at least one Single in seven of his last eight appearances in night games.
  • Brendan Donovan has scored at least one run in each of his last six appearances against opponents that held a winning record.

Dodgers vs Cardinals Betting Prediction

The Dodgers looked good on Thursday, and it’s going to be much of the same here. The Cardinals bats are going to have some major issues getting going again here against Bobby Miller. Look for the Dodgers to score at least seven runs against the Cardinals and that will be the difference as the Dodgers are going to get the job done. Back the Dodgers on the run line here. 

Shane’s Pick Dodgers -1.5

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