Wainwright, Cardinals play host to Cubs
Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals will be looking for a victory over a division rival on Tuesday night as they host the Chicago Cubs in MLB odds action at the sportsbooks.
Wainwright has a 6-2 record with a 2.02 ERA so far on the season, and in his career against the Cubs he's 9-7 with a 4.49 ERA over 33 appearances. Jake Arrieta pitches for the Cubs on Tuesday night; he's 0-0 with a 2.89 ERA this year.
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans looking to pick the St. Louis Cardinals in this matchup found them as -250 favorites on the MLB money line at Bovada. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at BetDSI.
Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cardinals to win this game 4-3.8. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The St. Louis Cardinals sport a record of 19-20 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago Cubs sit at 13-24 on the season 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. 7 and the Chicago Cubs sitting at No. 11.
How Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis Cardinals No. 27 ranked offense (3.72 runs per game) against a Chicago Cubs defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 14 at 4.16 runs allowed per game. The St. Louis Cardinals have been averaging 8.46 hits per game, more than the Chicago Cubs have managed so far this season (8.08 hits on average).
St. Louis owns the No. 6 defense, allowing 3.72 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 17-5 winner as they battled the Cardinals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at +151 were rewarded, while the 22 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Chicago routed St. Louis on Monday by a 17-5 score at Busch Stadium, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Trends
Chi Cubs is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
Chi Cubs is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
St. Louis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Chicago at St. Louis, Wednesday, May 14th