Game Wrap - Chicago 17-5 Victors Over Cardinals
Chicago went on a scoring spree on Monday at Busch Stadium, running up a 17-5 win against St. Louis and throwing fear into UNDER bettors in baseball betting action.
The Cubs were a +151 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Travis Wood earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 6 RBIs from Junior Lake in the win.
St. Louis got a 4-inning outing from Tyler Lyons in the loss. He gave up 9 earned runs, 1 walk and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Yadier Molina had 2 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 20 hits, while St. Louis only had 6.