Cardinals vs. Dodgers Game 3 Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Cardinals are -113 money line favorites over the Dodgers, who are +104 on the ML. With Adam Wainwright set to face Hyun-Jin Ryu in the pitching matchup, the total is currently sitting at 6.5 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Cardinals opened as -119 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -113, while the Dodgers' odds have gone from +110 down to +104. The over/under total, meanwhile, has stayed steady at 6.5 runs.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 55% of the betting public currently favors Los Angeles. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the under. According to latest MLB trends, the under is 5-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams, 4-1 in Wainwright's last five road starts versus the Dodgers, and 5-2 in his last seven starts overall versus L.A. The under is also 4-1 in Ryu's last five starts overall, 4-1 in his last five road starts versus a team with a winning record, and 6-2 in the Dodgers' last eight games as an underdog. Neither of these teams hit in the first two games of the season and with the Cardinals throwing their ace tonight, there's no reason to believe the offense will suddenly perk up.
2013 NLCS GAME 3 FREE PICK: CARDINALS/DODGERS UNDER 6.5