St. Louis Sends Michael Wacha vs Jason Hammel in Chicago Cubs vs Cardinals Game
A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Chicago Cubs dueling the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday at Busch Stadium.
Chicago puts its faith in starter Jason Hammel to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 4-1. Getting the ball for the St. Louis Cardinals is Michael Wacha, who owns a 2-3 record on the season with a 2.85 ERA.
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Opening Odds and Betting Line
The Chicago Cubs were listed as 180 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 6.5 before betting started earlier on Wednesday over at Bovada.
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 20-20 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago Cubs sit at 13-25 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Chicago injuries news.
According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 7-ranked St. Louis Cardinals and the No. 11-rated Chicago Cubs in this matchup.
How Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Matchup
On offense, it's a battle between the St. Louis Cardinals and its No. 26-rated batting order, averaging 3.72 runs per nine innings, against the No. 19 lineup of the Chicago Cubs at 4.03 runs per outing.
Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the No. 11-rated road mark, allowing 4 runs per game on the highway. St. Louis, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Chicago was a 4-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Cardinals. They lost as +208 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors. Chicago lost in extra innings against the Cardinals on Tuesday as St. Louis edged them 4-3 at Busch Stadium.
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Trends
Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games at home
St. Louis is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis's last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
Next Betting Matchups
Chicago at St. Louis, Thursday, May 15th