Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick
The St. Louis Cardinals will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Cubs in Chicago at Wrigley Field on Sunday in MLB baseball betting odds action.
The Chicago Cubs will rely on Kyle Hendricks to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Adam Wainwright will be his counterpart for the St. Louis Cardinals. Kyle Hendricks is 1-0 this season, and Adam Wainwright is 12-5.
Computer Prediction: St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4-3.4 victory for the Cardinals. 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 Chicago Cubs bring a 42-60 record to the battle against the 55-48 Cardinals. 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
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago Cubs No. 22 ranked offense (3.89 runs per game) against a St. Louis Cardinals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 5 at 3.63 runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have been averaging 8.1 hits per game, less than the St. Louis Cardinals have managed so far this season (8.42 hits on average).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 22-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cardinals own the No. 5 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Cubs on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at +119 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game PUSH for totals bettors. The Cardinals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Jake Arrieta and the Cubs 6-3 on Saturday at Wrigley Field.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends
St. Louis is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
St. Louis is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 6 games on the road
St. Louis is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi Cubs's last 12 games
Chi Cubs is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
St. Louis at San Diego, Tuesday, July 29th
Chicago home to Colorado, Monday, July 28th