Los Angeles Dodgers Vs St. Louis Cardinals NLWC Game 1 Betting Preview And Lines – October 6, 2021

Written By Staff on October 6, 2021

A spot in the NLDS is up for grabs when the Los Angeles Dodgers (106-56) and St. Louis Cardinals (90-72) face off in the NL Wild Card Game at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday at 8:10 PM ET on TBS. Max Scherzer takes the mound for Los Angeles while Adam Wainwright is St. Louis’ starter for the contest. The Cardinals are underdogs (+185) for this matchup against the Dodgers, who are -225 favorites on the moneyline.

Betting Odds

Dodgers vs Cardinals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Underdog Moneyline Runline Total
Dodgers -225 Cardinals +185 LAD -1.5 7.5

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings and SportsData.io as of October 6, 2021, 3:00 AM ET.

Dodgers Probable Starting Pitcher: Maxwell Scherzer

  • The Dodgers will send Scherzer (15-4) to the mound for his 31st start this season.
  • The right-hander gave up five earned runs in 5 1/3 innings pitched on Thursday in his last outing, a matchup with the Padres.
  • In 30 starts this season, he’s earned 18 quality starts.
  • Their pitchers strike out 10.2 batters per nine innings in home games this season.
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Maxwell Scherzer Player Props

Sportsbooks have installed various player props for Max Scherzer for this matchup. To bet on these props, choose whether you think he will exceed or fall short of the total that’s been set for various stats for this game, and if you’re right, you’ll win 100 dollars on a 110 dollar bet (based on the -110 moneyline).

Prop Line Odds
Record a Win -145
Strikeouts 7.5 Over: -105, Under: -125

Dodgers Hitting Leaders

Trea Turner

  • Trea Turner has a team-best batting average of .328.
  • Turner enters this game on a 19-game hitting streak. Over that span he is batting .403 with five doubles, seven home runs, eight walks and 18 RBIs.
  • Prop Line Over Odds Under Odds
    Hits 1.5 +170 -220
    RBI 0.5 +170 -220

    Max Muncy

  • Max Muncy’s 36 home runs and 94 runs batted in both lead his team.
  • Muncy ranks 12th in HR (36), and 17th in OBP (.368) among qualifying hitters in MLB play.
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    Dodgers Futures

    Think the Dodgers are going to go all the way? See a pennant in their future? These are the latest odds from bookmakers on Los Angeles taking home the NL West crown, the NL Pennant and the World Series. A bet on these futures only cashes in if the Dodgers hit those milestones and can pay big, as a $100 dollar bet on Los Angeles to win the World Series would net the bettor $10,000 dollars.

    Futures Odds
    To Win NL West +450
    To Win NLCS +205
    To Win World Series +390

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