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St. Louis Cardinals

vs

Chicago Cubs
Friday, May 02, 2014 2:20 PM ET
Wrigley Field

The Chicago Cubs host St. Louis on Friday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 9-17 mark against the 15-14 Cardinals in MLB betting odds action at Wrigley Field.

Chicago hands the ball to starter Travis Wood in this one and he'll try to improve on his 1-3 mark on the year. St. Louis counters with Adam Wainwright, who will try to quiet the fans and the Cubs bats at the same time.

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Computer Prediction: St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.2-3.3 victory for the Cardinals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago Cubs bring a 9-17 record to the battle against the 15-14 Cardinals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs St. Louis injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 25 (Chicago Cubs) and the No. 6 (St. Louis Cardinals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup

The game also pits Chicago Cubs No. 23-rated offense, averaging 3.81 runs per game, against a St. Louis Cardinals defense that ranks No. 2 at 3.14 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have averaged 8.08 hits per game so far, less than St. Louis Cardinals batters have averaged on the year (8.38 hits per game).

Chicago owns the No. 17 defense, allowing 3.81 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with St. Louis's No. 2-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

St. Louis won its last outing, a 9-3 result against the Brewers on April 30. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. St. Louis looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Brewers, a 9-3 final on Wednesday in support of Shelby Miller at Busch Stadium.

Chicago won its last outing, a 9-4 result against the Reds on April 30. Bettors who backed the Cubs at +170 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Cubs grabbed a win last time out, defeating Tony Cingrani and the Reds 9-4 on Wednesday at Great American Ball Park.

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Chicago, Saturday, May 3rd

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