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St. Louis Cardinals Starter Justin Masterson Out to Silence Chicago Cubs Bats in MLB Contest

Chicago Cubs

vs

St. Louis Cardinals
Saturday, August 30, 2014 2:15 PM ET
Busch Stadium

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

The St. Louis Cardinals will rely on Justin Masterson to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Felix Doubront will be his counterpart for the Chicago Cubs. Justin Masterson is 6-8 this season, and Felix Doubront is 2-4.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.8-3.6 result in favor of the Cardinals. 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

The St. Louis Cardinals sport a record of 71-62 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago Cubs sit at 60-74 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Chicago injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the St. Louis Cardinals at No. 17 and the Chicago Cubs at No. 20 heading into this contest.

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How Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Chicago Cubs rank No. 26 at 8.17 hits per game. That compares with the St. Louis Cardinals No. 22 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Chicago features the No. 23-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.36 runs per game. St. Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 at home, scoring 4 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago was a 7-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Cardinals. They won as +140 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors. The Cubs enjoyed a 7-2 victory at the expense of the Cardinals on Friday, with Kyle Hendricks throwing 1 innings of 2-hit ball at Busch Stadium.

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Trends

Chi Cubs is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games
Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of St. Louis's last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

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