St. Louis favored by 124 against Chicago on Tuesday
St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Odds
The Cubs get a visit from the St. Louis Cardinals in baseball action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
The match puts starter Lance Lynn for the Cardinals on the hill facing Travis Wood for the Cubs. Lynn brings a 5-0 mark to the game, while Wood is 2-2 to date on the season.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Cubs as +124 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Cubs at No. 8 in the National League and the Cardinals at No. 1 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Cardinals rank No. 5 in the National League at 8.7 hits per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 8 ranking in that category.
Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the National League's No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 3.7 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.
The Cardinals were a 10-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at +112 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. The Cardinals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Marco Estrada and the Brewers 10-1 on Sunday at Miller Park.
In their last action, Chicago was a 9-2 winner at home against the Rangers. Bettors on Chicago at +110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Chicago rolled to a 9-2 win against Texas on Monday, as Scott Feldman and the Cubs' bats led the team to victory at Wrigley Field.
St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Texas are 6-4
After a win are 2-8
A few Cardinals at Cubs trends to consider:
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of St. Louis' last 11 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
St. Louis is 7-3 SU in their last 10 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi Cubs' last 11 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Chi Cubs are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games when playing St. Louis
St. Louis at Chi Cubs, Wednesday, May 8