St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

St. Louis Cardinals

vs

Chicago Cubs
Saturday, May 03, 2014 1:05 PM ET
Wrigley Field

The Chicago Cubs host St. Louis on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 10-17 mark against the 15-15 Cardinals in MLB betting odds action at Wrigley Field.

St. Louis puts its faith in starter Michael Wacha to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 2-2. Getting the ball for the Chicago Cubs is Jake Arrieta, who owns a 0-0 record on the season with a 0.00 ERA.

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Computer Prediction: St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cardinals to win this game 4.2-3.4. 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 sport a record of 10-17 heading into this matchup, while the St. Louis Cardinals sit at 15-15 on the season 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. 25 and the St. Louis Cardinals at No. 6 heading into this contest.

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How St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup

At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 22 ranking for hits at 8.22 per game. By contrast, the St. Louis Cardinals are rated No. 19 in the same category at 8.37 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 2.89 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

St. Louis lost its last outing, a 6-5 result against the Cubs on May 2. Bettors who backed the Cubs at +142 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. St. Louis looks to rebound from a loss to the Cubs, who beat them 6-5 on Friday behind a start from Travis Wood at Wrigley Field.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends

St. Louis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
St. Louis is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi Cubs's last 12 games at home
Chi Cubs is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Chi Cubs's last 21 games when playing at home against St. Louis

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St. Louis at Chicago, Sunday, May 4th

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