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Carlos Villanueva Cubs at Home vs St. Louis in MLB Clash

St. Louis CardinalsChicago Cubs
May 8, 2:20 PM | GrassWrigley Field

St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Odds

20-12TEAM RECORD13-20

The Chicago Cubs host St. Louis on Wednesday, looking to build on their 13-20 mark against the 20-12 Cardinals in MLB betting action at Wrigley Field.

Chicago sends Carlos Villanueva out against Jake Westbrook for the Cardinals in this game. Villanueva is 1-2 with a 2.85 ERA on the season, while Westbrook is 2-1 on the year and has a 1.07 ERA.

View St Louis vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Cubs as +104 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Cubs at No. 8 in the National League and the Cardinals at No. 1 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Cardinals rank No. 5 in the National League at 8.7 hits per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 9 ranking in that category.

Defensively, St. Louis features the National League's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.6 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the National League at home, scoring 4.8 runs per game.

In their last action, St. Louis was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Chicago at +122 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. St. Louis suffered a 2-1 loss against Chicago on Tuesday, as Lance Lynn wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Wrigley Field.

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 1-9
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

A few Cardinals at Cubs trends to consider:
St. Louis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of St. Louis' last 12 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi Cubs' last 12 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Chi Cubs are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing St. Louis

Next up:
St. Louis home to Colorado, Friday, May 10
Chi Cubs at Washington, Friday, May 10