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April 23, 8:05 PM | GrassWrigley Field

St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Odds

11-5TEAM RECORD4-12

The St. Louis Cardinals will look to grab a road win when they take on the Cubs in Chicago at Wrigley Field on Monday in baseball odds action.

Chicago sends Matt Garza out against Jamie Garcia for the Cardinals in this game. Garza is 1-1 with a 3.66 ERA on the season, while Garcia is 2-0 on the year and has a 3.06 ERA.

View St Louis vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Cubs as -101 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 999 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cubs rated this week at No. 4 and the Cardinals sitting at No. 11.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 11 ranking for hits in the National League at 7.8 per game. By contrast, the Cardinals are rated No. 1 in the same category at 9.8 per game.

Chicago owns the National League's No. 15 defense, allowing 5.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with St. Louis' National League No. 2-rated defense.

The Cardinals were a 5-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -121 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Cardinals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Erik Bedard and the Pirates 5-1 on Sunday at PNC Park.

The Cubs were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at -142 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors. Chicago suffered a 4-3 loss against Cincinnati on Sunday, as Randy Wells wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Wrigley Field.

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few Cardinals at Cubs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis' last 5 games on the road
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
St. Louis is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis' last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs' last 8 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 7 games at home
Chi Cubs are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games at home

Next up:
St. Louis at Chi Cubs, Tuesday, April 24

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