Cardinals fly past Cubs

Cardinals fly past Cubs

Allen Craig belted a three-run homer to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-1 win over the Chicago Cubs Friday in the opener of a three-game set at Wrigley Field.

The Cardinals won the game as -156 favorites, while the eight runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

Adam Wainwright scattered six hits and one run over six innings in getting the win for the Cardinals.

Tom Gorzelanny gave up seven hits and seven runs over 3 1-3 innings in the Cubs loss.