Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals Betting Lines and Pick

Chicago Cubs

vs

St. Louis Cardinals
Friday, April 11, 2014 8:15 PM ET
Busch Stadium

The St. Louis Cardinals get a visit from the Chicago Cubs in MLB baseball betting action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Joe Kelly gets the call for the St. Louis Cardinals and he will try to build on a 1-0 mark. In the other dugout, Jeff Samardzija brings a 0-1 ledger to the game for the Chicago Cubs as he tries to quiet the Cardinals bats.

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, St. Louis sat as -157 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 7.5, according to 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.3-3.1 win for the Cubs on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

St. Louis (5-4) will face the 3-6 Cubs in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Chicago injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the St. Louis Cardinals rated this week at No. 2 and the Chicago Cubs sitting at No. 28.

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How Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Matchup

At the plate, St. Louis owns the No. 27 ranking for hits at 6.89 per game. By contrast, the Chicago Cubs are rated No. 15 in the same category at 8.56 per game.

St. Louis owns the No. 11 defense, allowing 3.22 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 14-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Pirates at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Pirates at -129 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Cubs were saddled with a loss last time out in Travis Wood's start, as they lost 5-4 against Pittsburgh on Thursday at Wrigley Field.

In their last action, St. Louis was a 4-0 loser at home against the Reds. Bettors on Cincinnati at +134 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. St. Louis didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Mike Leake in a losing cause, 4-0, against Cincinnati on Wednesday.

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