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Total Set for UNDER for Cubs vs Cards?

The UNDER has paid out for totals bettors in each of the last four games between the Chicago Cubs and the division-rival St. Louis Cardinals as those two teams prepare to open a marquee MLB betting series at the sportsbooks on Monday night.

Carlos Martinez will get the ball for St. Louis on Monday night, with the righthander 3-0 with a 1.73 ERA so far this season and coming off a victory over the Phillies last time out. Travis Wood (2-1, 3.04 ERA) will start for Chicago; Wood beat the Pirates in his most recent trip to the mound.

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

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the St. Louis Cardinals as -128 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.7-3.7 win for the Cardinals. A 4.7-3.7 result in favor of the Cardinals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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

18-6 St. Louis battles the Cubs, currently with a 13-10 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Chicago injuries news.

The St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs odds would favor the Cardinals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. St. Louis is rated No. 3 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 7.

How Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Match Up

Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis Cardinals No. 17 ranked offense (4.12 runs per game) against a Chicago Cubs defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 9 at 3.83 runs allowed per game. The St. Louis Cardinals have been averaging 9.25 hits per game, more than the Chicago Cubs have managed so far this season (8.48 hits on average).

St. Louis owns the No. 1 defense, allowing 4.12 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 9-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs were saddled with a loss last time out in Jason Hammel's start, as they lost 5-3 against Milwaukee on Sunday at Wrigley Field.

The Cardinals beat Pittsburgh in extra innings, earning a 3-2 victory at Busch Stadium in MLB wagering action.

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
Chi Cubs is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Chi Cubs's last 24 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis's last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at St. Louis, Tuesday, May 5th

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