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|Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals|
The St. Louis Cardinals will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Sunday when they take on the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium.
The Cubs will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Edwin Jackson in this game. Jackson has a 7-12 record and a 4.96 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Cardinals will be Joe Kelly. The righthander has a 1.82 ERA to go along with a 3-1 record this season.The Cubs were a 6-5 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +178 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. Current streak:
Chicago has won 2 straight games.
St. Louis has lost 4 straight games.
Chicago: 52-64 SU
St. Louis: 66-50 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 1-9
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Chi Cubs home to Cincinnati, Monday, August 12
St. Louis home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, August 13