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Cardinals face Chicago Cubs: MLB odds preview and stats

St. Louis CardinalsChicago Cubs
May 11, 8:05 PM | GrassWrigley Field

St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Odds

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Chicago will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the St. Louis Cardinals pay a visit to Wrigley Field.

Chicago sends Matt Garza out against Jake Westbrook for the Cardinals in this game. Garza is 1-4 with a 4.43 ERA on the season, while Westbrook is 2-2 on the year and has a 6.14 ERA.

View St Louis vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting St. Louis before the first pitch in this match will find them as -115-moneyline underdogs. They will see an opening total of 999.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Cubs, most recently No. 11 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Cardinals, who rate a National League No. 1 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Cardinals rank No. 1 in the National League at 9.8 hits per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 2 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the National League's No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 4.3 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.

The Cardinals were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -119 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. The Cardinals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Carlos Zambrano and the Cubs 6-4 on Tuesday at Wrigley Field.

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing Chi Cubs are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

A few Cardinals at Cubs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis' last 7 games on the road
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis' last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi Cubs' last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Chi Cubs are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games when playing St. Louis

Next up:
St. Louis at Chi Cubs, Thursday, May 12