The Dodgers are currently two games back of the Cardinals for the National League‘s final playoff spot with two games to play. Los Angeles has a 2.5% (-2.3% since yesterday) chance of making the playoffs according to Cool Standings and a 2.5% (-1.8% since yesterday) chance according to Baseball Prospectus.
For today’s game, the Dodgers send Chris Capuano to the mound against Barry Zito, and they’re -155 betting favorites to win (60.8%). Additionally, AccuScore has them winning at a 64% clip. The Cardinals send Chris Carpenter to the hill against Mat Latos and are -125 betting favorites to win (55.6%), and AccuScore has their chances of prevailing at 58%.