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Cubs Dominating Cardinals at Wrigley Field

The friendly confines of Wrigley Field have been anything but for the St. Louis Cardinals. The Chicago Cubs have won seven of their past eight games against the Cards in the Windy City and will be in search for a three-game sweep Sunday.

Shark Bites
  • Anthony Rizzo is 11-for-32 with 2 HRs and 8 RBIs in his career vs Lance Lynn.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of the Cardinals past 10 games.
  • The Cubs are averaging 10.2 rpg during their current 5-game winning streak.

The Cubs will start Jose Quintana who, despite some inconsistencies, has been a good luck charm at home. Since being acquired by the Cubbies, Quintana has a 4.37 ERA at in six starts at Wrigley Field with the club going 5-1. Quintana has allowed just two earned runs in his two starts in September so far.

Lance Lynn has easily been the Cardinals best pitcher during the second half and will look to continue that trend in this one. The five-year veteran has a 2.18 ERA in his 12 starts since the all-star break, allowing two or fewer runs on nine occasions.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

82-66 Chicago battles the Cardinals, currently with a 77-71 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs St. Louis injuries news.

The Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals odds would favor the Cardinals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Chicago is rated No. 6 in the current Odds Shark poll, while St. Louis is at No. 5.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting St. Louis Cardinals rank No. 15 at 8.71 hits per game. That compares with the Chicago Cubs No. 16 ranking in that category.

Chicago owns the No. 11 defense, allowing 5.12 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with St. Louis's No. 7-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

St. Louis didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-1 to Chicago on Saturday at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of St. Louis's last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Cincinnati, Tuesday, September 19th
Chicago at Tampa Bay, Tuesday, September 19th

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