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Chicago Cubs Face the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The St. Louis Cardinals will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Chicago Cubs invade Busch Stadium on Wednesday.

The St. Louis Cardinals will rely on Lance Lynn to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jon Lester will be his counterpart for the Chicago Cubs. Lance Lynn is 1-2 this season, and Jon Lester is 1-2.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Chicago Cubs were listed as 109 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 7 before betting started earlier on Wednesday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cardinals to win this game 5.2-4.2. 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

St. Louis (20-6) will face the 13-12 Cubs in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Chicago injuries news.

The St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs odds would favor the Cardinals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. St. Louis is rated No. 3 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 7.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits St. Louis Cardinals No. 10-rated offense, averaging 4.46 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs defense that ranks No. 15 at 4.2 in runs allowed per game. The St. Louis Cardinals have averaged 9.42 hits per game so far, more than Chicago Cubs batters have averaged on the year (8.68 hits per game).

Chicago brings the No. 15-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cardinals's No. 1-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs endured a 7-4 loss at the hands of the Cardinals on Tuesday, with Kyle Hendricks throwing 5 innings of 6-hit ball at Busch Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing St. Louis
  • St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • St. Louis is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at St. Louis, Thursday, May 7th