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St. Louis Sends Carlos Martinez vs Kyle Hendricks in Chicago Cubs vs Cardinals Game

Busch Stadium hosts an MLB battle between the St. Louis Cardinals and the visiting Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.

The St. Louis Cardinals will turn to Carlos Martinez and his 2-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Chicago Cubs send Kyle Hendricks (1-1) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Chicago Cubs were listed as 115 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Wednesday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.8-2.9 win for the Cardinals on Wednesday. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. Louis Cardinals bring a 7-6 record to the battle against the 11-3 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. 3 and the Chicago Cubs sitting at No. 1.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Chicago Cubs rank No. 17 at 8 hits per game. That compares with the St. Louis Cardinals No. 6 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Chicago features the No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 2 runs per game. St. Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 at home, scoring 6 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago got the job done in their last match in a 2-1 victory over St. Louis on Tuesday at Busch Stadium behind starter J Hammel.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games at home
  • St. Louis is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of St. Louis's last 15 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Cincinnati, Thursday, April 21st
St. Louis at San Diego, Friday, April 22nd