Dodgers vs Cardinals Prediction MLB Picks Experts 4/29

Dodgers vs Cardinals Prediction MLB Picks Experts 4/29

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Preview

The Los Angeles Dodgers will face the St. Louis Cardinals in the second game of their series, with the Dodgers holding a 1-0 lead. Here's a comprehensive review of both teams and why we predict the Dodgers will win this game.

 

Pitching Analysis

The Dodgers will start Clayton Kershaw, who has been one of the best pitchers in the league this season with a 4-1 record and a 2.32 ERA. Kershaw is an ace who has consistently shown that he is one of the best pitchers in the game, and he should be able to continue his dominance in this matchup.

On the other side, the Cardinals will start Jordan Montgomery, who has struggled this season with a 3.81 ERA and a 2-3 record. Montgomery has allowed 30 hits and six walks in 28.1 innings pitched, which indicates that he has not been pitching at his best. Against a potent Dodgers lineup, Montgomery could struggle to keep his team in the game.

 

Hitting Analysis

The Dodgers have a lineup filled with power hitters that can change the course of the game with one swing of the bat. Max Muncy has been leading the charge for the Dodgers, hitting 11 home runs and driving in 22 runs. Mookie Betts, Justin Turner, and Corey Seager have also been producing at a high level, which makes this lineup one of the most dangerous in the league.

The Cardinals, on the other hand, have struggled to produce runs this season. Nolan Gorman has been the lone bright spot for the Cardinals, hitting six home runs and driving in 22 runs. However, the rest of the lineup has not been able to provide enough support to Gorman, which has resulted in a lot of losses for the team.

 

Injuries

The Cardinals will be without Adam Wainwright and Wilking Rodriguez, who are both on the 15-day injured list. Tyler O'Neill is listed as day-to-day, which means that his availability for this game is uncertain.

The Dodgers will be without J.D. Martinez, who is on the 10-day injured list.

 

Prediction

Based on our analysis, we predict that the Dodgers will win this game. They have the advantage in both pitching and hitting, and Kershaw should be able to keep the Cardinals' struggling offense in check. The Dodgers' lineup is filled with power hitters, and they should be able to put up enough runs against Montgomery to secure the win.

 

Pick: Dodgers ML

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