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MLB BASEBALL

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs

The fans at Wrigley Field will be treated to a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs when they take their seats on Saturday.

Joe Kelly will be the starting pitcher for the Cardinals on this day. Righthander Kelly is 3-1 this season with a 2.48 ERA.

Kelly's opponent in this one will be Travis Wood. The Cubs lefthander has a 3.00 ERA to go along with a 7-9 record this season.

St. Louis was a 7-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Cubs. They lost as -125 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Team records:
St. Louis: 69-52 SU
Chicago: 53-68 SU

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 1-9
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of St. Louis's last 12 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of St. Louis's last 18 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Chi Cubs's last 22 games
Chi Cubs are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing St. Louis

Next up:
Chi Cubs home to St. Louis, Sunday, August 18