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Vince Velasquez U4.5 Ks -112
*This one is a gut play with data backing it – Velasquez has been a strong strikeout pitcher
*WAS allows least Ks per game this season (7.08) but has been averaging 8.33 in L3
*WAS only has one player in the lineup who strikes out over 25% of the time
Jhony Brito U3.5 Ks +100
*TEX only has two hitters who strike out over 25% of the time
*Brito has not been able to put hitters away – don’t expect that to change against the Rangers
Corbin Burnes U6.5 Ks -143
*LAA allows 6th least Ks in L3 (7)
*LAA only has two hitters in the lineup who strike out over 25%
*Burnes has only gone over this total once this season (5 starts)
Clayton Kershaw U6.5 Ks -124
*STL allows 8th least Ks per game this season (8.07) & tied for 7th in L3 (7.33)
*STL only has two hitters in the lineup who strikeout more than 25%
*Kershaw has only gone over twice this season (out of 5)
Kershaw U6.5 Ks + Kershaw U4.5 Hits Allowed + LAD ML +575
*Kershaw K notes above
*Cardinals have not hit well against Kershaw (vs career)
*Kershaw been on a roll setting up a Dodger W
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