Mikolas is expected to start hosting Los Angeles in St. Louis

Los Angeles Dodgers (86-51, second in NL West) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (69-66, third in NL Central) St. …

Los Angeles Dodgers (86-51, second in NL West) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (69-66, third in NL Central)

St. Louis; Monday, 4:15 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Max Scherzer (12-4, 2.40 ERA, .86 WHIP, 197 strikeouts) Cardinals: Miles Mikolas (0-1, 4.41 ERA, 1.41 WHIP, 14 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Cardinals +1 81, Dodgers -218; over / under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Trea Turner and the Dodgers will face the Cardinals on Monday.

The Cardinals are 35-30 in home games in 2020. St. Louis has lost .399 this season. Tyler O’Neill leads the team with a slugging percentage of 0.512, including 44 extra base hits and 23 home runs.

The Dodgers are 40-28. Los Angeles Hitters posted a team on base percentage of 0.326 this season, led by Max Muncy with a 0.377 mark.

The Dodgers won the last encounter 14-3. Walker Buehler took his fourth win, and Cody Bellinger won 2 for 4 with a home run and six RBIs for Los Angeles. Carlos Martinez suffered his fifth loss for St. Louis.

TOP PERFORMER: Nolan Arenado leads the Cardinals with 63 additional base hits and beats .257.

Muncy leads the Dodgers with 53 additional base hits, beating .255.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Cardinals: 5-5, .275 batting average, 5.29 ERA, outperformed opponents by eight runs

Dodgers: 6-4, 0.203 batting average, 2.68 ERA, beating opponents by six runs

INJURIES: Cardinals: Brandon Waddell: (Covid-19), Justin Miller: (arm), Andrew Miller: (foot), Carlos Martinez: (thumb), Wade LeBlanc: (elbow), Dakota Hudson: (elbow), Jordan Hicks : (Elbow), Ryan Helsley: (elbow), Jack Flaherty: (shoulder), Junior Fernandez: (shoulder), Max Moroff: (shoulder).

Dodgers: Jimmie Sherfy: (elbow), Max Scherzer: (thigh), Edwin Rios: (shoulder), AJ Pollock: (thigh), Luke Raley: (not known), Scott Alexander: (shoulder), Garrett Cleavinger: (oblique ), Danny Duffy: (forearm), Caleb Ferguson: (elbow), Tony Gonsolin: (shoulder), Cole Hamels: (arm), Tommy Kahnle: (elbow), Clayton Kershaw: (elbow), Dustin May: (elbow) , Jimmy Nelson: (elbow), Evan Phillips: (quad), David Price: (arm), Sheldon Neuse: (not known).


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