Baseball playoffs betting fans have their choice of two excellent pitching teams to bet on baseball playoffs action as well as teams with rich histories. This baseball playoffs betting matchup is scheduled to start at 9:37 eastern time on TBS.
The scheduled probable starting pitchers for this baseball playoffs betting matchup are right hander Chris Carpenter of the Cardinals and left hander Randy Wolf of the Dodgers. Carpenter would appear to give the Redbirds a slight baseball playoffs betting advantage in game 1.
Carpenter enters baseball playoffs betting action as one of the best pitchers in the National League. He impressed everyone that will bet on baseball playoffs games with a record of 17-4 and a 2.24 earned run average. In his last 3 appearances before baseball playoffs betting action began he went 1-0 with a sparkling 0.45 earned run average. The Cardinals would appear to be a strong under team for baseball playoffs betting with Carpenter on the hill as they went under the total in 17 out of his 27 starts.
Wolf enters baseball playoffs betting action with a record of 11-7 and a 3.28 earned run average. Wolf was solid in his last 3 appearances prior to baseball playoffs betting as he went 1-1 with a 3.12 earned run average. The Dodgers impressed those who bet on baseball playoffs games by going 22-12 when Wolf started this year.
The Cardinals have been a strong baseball playoffs betting commodity in divisional playoff action with a mark of 22-5 in the first round. The Cardinals have won 10 out of their last 14 games at Los Angeles and 36 of their last 52 games overall against the Dodgers.St. Louis was a solid 45-36 on the road this year while the Dodgers were a strong 50-31 at home. The Dodgers ranked 1st in all of baseball for staff earned run average while the Cardinals finished 4th in the big leagues for staff earned run average. The difference may come down to Cardinal slugger Albert Pujols who hit .327 with 47 home runs and 135 runs batted in.