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Cubs 0-4 in Hammel Starts vs Cardinals

The Chicago Cubs have been tagged with a loss in all four of Jason Hammel's starts against the St. Louis Cardinals over the past two seasons as the righthander heads to the mound against the division rival once again in MLB odds action on Tuesday.

Hammel is 7-6 with a 3.55 ERA on the season, but the Cubs are also just 1-3 in his last four starts and he gave up four runs over five innings against the Reds last time out. Michael Wacha (15-4, 2.69 ERA) is the probable starting pitcher for St. Louis.

Wacha is the second-best pitcher to bet on this season goes today, with +932 in profit if you wagered on every one of his starts.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Chicago Cubs listed as underdogs of 152 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for odds updates at BetOnline.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.5-4.9 win for the Cubs on Tuesday. 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

87-50 St. Louis battles the Cubs, currently with a 79-57 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Chicago injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 13-rated St. Louis Cardinals and the league No. 18-ranked Chicago Cubs, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the St. Louis Cardinals and its No. 24-rated batting order, averaging 4.02 runs per nine innings, against the No. 15 line up of the Chicago Cubs at 4.21 runs per outing.

Defensively, Chicago features the No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.88 runs per game. St. Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 26 at home, scoring 3.78 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago threw a shutout at St. Louis in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by D Haren to defeat St. Louis 9-0 on Monday.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at St. Louis, Wednesday, September 9th