St. Louis Cardinals Face the Chicago Cubs Saturday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the St. Louis Cardinals invade Wrigley Field on Saturday.
Jake Arrieta will take the mound for the Chicago Cubs, and he'll carry a 5-2 record into the contest. Shelby Miller gets the ball for the St. Louis Cardinals; he's 7-8 so far this season.
Computer Prediction: St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Pick
Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4-3.4 win for the Cardinals on Saturday. 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
Chicago (42-59) will face the 54-48 Cardinals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs St. Louis injuries news.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Chicago Cubs at No. 27 and the St. Louis Cardinals at No. 23 heading into this contest.
How St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup
The game also pits Chicago Cubs No. 22-rated offense, averaging 3.9 runs per game, against a St. Louis Cardinals defense that ranks No. 5 at 3.64 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have averaged 8.1 hits per game so far, less than St. Louis Cardinals batters have averaged on the year (8.42 hits per game).
St. Louis brings the No. 5-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs's No. 21-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, St. Louis was a 7-6 loser on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Chicago at -101 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. St. Louis didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-6 to Chicago on Friday at Wrigley Field.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends
St. Louis is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of St. Louis's last 10 games
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi Cubs's last 11 games
Chi Cubs is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
St. Louis at Chicago, Sunday, July 27th