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Chicago Cubs visit St. Louis Cardinals in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Chicago Cubs

vs

St. Louis Cardinals
Saturday, April 12, 2014 2:15 PM ET
Busch Stadium

The St. Louis Cardinals battle the visiting Chicago Cubs on Saturday in MLB betting odds action at Busch Stadium.

For the St. Louis Cardinals, Adam Wainwright gets the ball, charged with keeping the Chicago Cubs hitters off the base paths. He'll face Carlos Villanueva, 1-2 on the year.

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the St. Louis Cardinals in this matchup found them as -229 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.8-3 victory for the Cubs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. Louis Cardinals bring a 5-5 record to the battle against the 4-6 Cubs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Chicago injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the St. Louis Cardinals rated this week at No. 2 and the Chicago Cubs sitting at No. 28.

How Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis Cardinals No. 25 ranked offense (3.2 runs per game) against a Chicago Cubs defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 13 at 3.9 runs allowed per game. The St. Louis Cardinals have been averaging 6.9 hits per game, less than the Chicago Cubs have managed so far this season (8.9 hits on average).

St. Louis owns the No. 15 defense, allowing 3.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 13-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago was a 6-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Cardinals. They won as +128 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors. Chicago won a close affair on Friday in their last outing, defeating St. Louis 6-3 in extra innings at Busch Stadium.

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Odds Trends

Chi Cubs is 3-9-1 SU in its last 13 games
Chi Cubs is 1-5-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing St. Louis
Chi Cubs is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
St. Louis is 15-4-1 SU in its last 20 games at home
St. Louis is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
St. Louis is 5-0-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
St. Louis is 4-0-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at St. Louis, Sunday, April 13th

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