Chicago White Sox vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds
Inter-league play resumes on Wednesday as the Cardinals take on the White Sox at Busch Stadium in a key battle on the odds menu.
Lance Lynn gets the call for the St. Louis Cardinals and he will try to build on a 9-2 mark. In the other dugout, Jake Peavy brings a 6-1 ledger to the game for the White Sox as he tries to quiet the Cardinals bats.
If you're going with the Cardinals in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -130 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.
The Cardinals - White Sox odds would favor the Cardinals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. St. Louis is rated No. 3 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 8 in the American League.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features St. Louis' National League No. 2-ranked scoring average of 5 runs per game, against a White Sox offense rated No. 3 and scoring 4.9 runs per game in the league. The Cardinals have averaged 9.6 hits per game to date this season, more than the White Sox hitters have managed (8.9 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the American League's No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 2.9 runs per game on the highway. St. Louis, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.
Chicago won its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Cardinals on June 12. Bettors who backed the White Sox at +149 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Chicago looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Cardinals, a 6-1 final on Tuesday in support of Jose Quintana at Busch Stadium.
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few White Sox at Cardinals trends to consider:
Chi White Sox are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi White Sox's last 12 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis' last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis' last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of St. Louis' last 12 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis' last 6 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox at St. Louis, Thursday, June 14