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    The Los Angeles Dodgers (13-13) and the St. Louis Cardinals (10-16) square off on Friday to start a three-game series, with the first pitch at 10:10 PM ET at Dodger Stadium. Dustin May gets the starting nod for Los Angeles, and Jack Flaherty is St. Louis’ choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Dodgers vs. Cardinals

    • Game Day: Friday, April 28, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:10 PM ET
    • Location: Los Angeles, California
    • Stadium: Dodger Stadium
    Dodgers vs Cardinals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Dodgers -144 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Dodgers vs. the Cardinals?

    • TV Channel: Apple TV+

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers are second-best in baseball with 45 total home runs.
    • Los Angeles has the 25th-ranked batting average in the majors (.224).
    • The Dodgers are 18th in MLB with an on-base percentage of .318.
    • Los Angeles’ batters strike out 9.6 times per game, the 29th-most in the majors.
    • The Dodgers average 1.8 homers per home game this season (22 total at home).
    • Los Angeles is averaging 3.3 extra-base hits per game while slugging .452 at home.
    • At home this season the team averages 7.3 hits per game and is batting .230.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • James Outman has four doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 10 walks while hitting .287. He has an on-base percentage of .367 and a slugging percentage of .644.
    • Among all qualified hitters in baseball, his batting average ranks 37th, his on-base percentage ranks 55th, and he is fifth in slugging.
    • Freddie Freeman has hit four homers this season while driving in nine runs. He’s batting .297 this season and slugging .465 with an on-base percentage of .379.
    • Among all qualifying players, he is 31st in batting average, 33rd in on-base percentage and 59th in slugging percentage.
    • Freeman enters this game looking to extend his three-game hit streak. In his last five games he is batting .286 with a double, a home run, two walks and two RBI.
    • Mookie Betts has collected 21 base hits, an OBP of .349 and a slugging percentage of .411 this season.
    • J.D. Martinez has been key for Los Angeles with 22 hits, an OBP of .306 plus a slugging percentage of .534.
    • Martinez has safely hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .167 with two doubles, a home run, three walks and two RBI.

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals have hit 32 homers this season, which ranks 10th in the league.
    • St. Louis has a team batting average of .268 this season, which ranks fourth among MLB teams.
    • The Cardinals are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking third with an OBP of .341.
    • St. Louis ranks 11th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.1 Ks per contest.
    • They’ve hit 17 homers, an average of 1.3 per game, in 13 road contests this season.
    • St. Louis is slugging .411 in 13 road games this season.
    • In 13 road games this season, they have a batting average of .248 while averaging 8.5 base hits per contest.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Paul Goldschmidt has a .407 on-base percentage and a .510 slugging percentage, both team-best numbers for the Cardinals. He’s batting .302.
    • Including all the qualifying players in the majors, he is 22nd in batting average, 13th in on-base percentage and 38th in slugging percentage.
    • Tommy Edman is batting .278 with three doubles, a triple, four home runs and 11 walks. He’s slugging .494 with an on-base percentage of .374.
    • Including all qualified players, he ranks 49th in batting average, 42nd in on-base percentage and 45th in slugging percentage.
    • Nolan Gorman has collected 24 hits, a team-best for the Cardinals.
    • Willson Contreras has six doubles, two home runs and 11 walks while batting .263.

    Dodgers vs. Cardinals Probable Pitchers

    Dustin May (LAD) Pitcher Jack Flaherty (STL)
    2 – 1 W/L 2 – 2
    29.1 IP 27.1
    3.07 ERA 3.29
    0.920 WHIP 1.354
    5.8 K/9 8.6
    3.1 BB/9 6.3

    Dodgers vs. Cardinals Injury Updates

    • Dodgers: Miguel Rojas: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Michael Grove: 15 Day IL (Groin), Jimmy Nelson: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Ryan Pepiot: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Daniel Hudson: 60 Day IL (Knee), Walker Buehler: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Álex Reyes: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), J.P. Feyereisen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Blake Treinen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee), Will Smith: 7 Day IL (Concussion)
    • Cardinals: Packy Naughton: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Adam Wainwright: 15 Day IL (Groin), Wilking Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Dodgers and Cardinals (Last 10 Games)

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