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Tyler Chatwood Cubs at Home vs St. Louis Cardinals in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The St. Louis Cardinals pay a visit to Chicago on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Cubs bats in baseball betting action at Wrigley Field.

Tyler Chatwood gets the call for the Chicago Cubs and he will try to build on a 0-2 mark. In the other dugout, Adam Wainwright brings a 0-2 ledger to the game for the St. Louis Cardinals as he tries to quiet the Cubs bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Chicago Cubs as -129 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cardinals to win this game 5.0-3.4. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

7-7 Chicago battles the Cardinals, currently with a 9-7 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs St. Louis injuries news.

The Chicago Cubs sit at No. 8 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the St. Louis Cardinals sit at No. 17 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Chicago Cubs No. 7 ranked offense (5.14 runs per game) against a St. Louis Cardinals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 8 at 3.5 runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have been averaging 8.71 hits per game, more than the St. Louis Cardinals have managed so far this season (8.31 hits on average).

Chicago owns the No. 13 defense, allowing 5.14 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with St. Louis's No. 8-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

C Martinez fanned 11 Cincinnati batters in the team's last outing, leading the Cardinals to a 3-2 victory over the Reds at Great American Ball Park.

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

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Chicago, Wednesday, April 18th