15* Dodgers/Cards NL Tuesday No-Brainer on Los Angeles +115
LA Dodgers vs. St. Louis,
07/24/2012 20:15 EDT,
Score: 2 - 8
Money Line: +115 LA Dodgers
Any time you can get 2011 NL Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw as an underdog, you should take advantage. That's especially the case considering how well the Dodgers are playing right now. Los Angeles (53-44) has won five straight while scoring five or more runs in each victory.
Kershaw is 7-5 with a 2.74 ERA and 1.055 WHIP while striking out 132 batters in 134 2/3 innings over 20 starts this year. The left-hander is 4-2 with a 2.74 ERA in 10 career starts against St. Louis.
Adam Wainwright is 7-10 with a 4.42 ERA and 1.293 WHIP in 19 starts this season for St. Louis, including 4-5 with a 5.01 ERA and 1.433 WHIP in 10 home starts.
The Dodgers are 5-0 in their last 5 vs. a team with a winning record. Los Angeles is 39-17 in Kershaw's last 56 starts overall. The Cardinals are 2-8 in their last 10 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15. St. Louis is 7-21 in its last 28 vs. a team with a winning record. The Cardinals are 1-9 in Wainwright's last 10 starts with 5 days of rest. St. Louis is 0-4 in Wainwright's last 4 starts vs. a team with a winning record. Bet the Dodgers Tuesday.