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St. Louis Cardinals take on the Chicago Cubs with Odds and Betting Pick

St. Louis Cardinals

vs

Chicago Cubs
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Wrigley Field

MLB wagering interest swings to the St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs battle on Wednesday at Wrigley Field as the Cubs try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Chicago hands the ball to starter Jake Arrieta in this one and he'll try to improve on his 9-5 mark on the year. St. Louis counters with John Lackey, 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

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.8-2.6 result in favor of 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

Chicago (70-88) will face the 88-70 Cardinals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs St. Louis injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 29-ranked Chicago Cubs and the No. 11-rated St. Louis Cardinals in this matchup.

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How St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago Cubs No. 26-ranked scoring average of 3.79 runs per game, against a St. Louis Cardinals offense rated No. 23 and scoring 3.85 runs per game. The Cubs have averaged 8.15 hits per game to date this season, less than the Cardinals hitters have managed (8.52 per nine innings).

Defensively, St. Louis features the No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.65 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 at home, scoring 3.81 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Cubs on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at +105 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. St. Louis lost a tight one on Tuesday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 4-3 score against Chicago at Wrigley Field.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends

St. Louis is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of St. Louis's last 13 games
St. Louis is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
Chi Cubs is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Arizona, Friday, September 26th
Chicago at Milwaukee, Friday, September 26th

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