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UNDER Bettors Need to Pay Attention to the Cardinals

Jose Quintana was dominant in his Chicago Cubs debut a week ago, and the ex-White Sox hurler will try to showcase his stuff in the friendly confines of Wrigley Field against the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.

Shark Bites
  • The OVER is 11-1 in Michael Wacha’s last 12 starts vs the Cubs.
  • The Cardinals are 1-5 SU in the last 6 meetings in Chicago.
  • The Cubs are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.

Michael Wacha will counter on the bump for the Cards. Wacha (7-3, 3.71 ERA) has won four straight starts and five consecutive decisions. The 26-year-old has been dominant during the winning streak, owning a 1.01 ERA with 31 strikeouts in that span. Wacha is 4-4 with a 6.35 ERA in 13 career games against the Cubs.

Quintana (5-8, 4.20) will make his first start as a Cub at Wrigley tonight. The Colombian has won both of his previous starts against the Cardinals, in 2012 and 2015. Quintana racked up 12 strikeouts over seven scoreless innings in a win at Baltimore in his Cubs debut.

UNDER bettors are laughing all the way to the bank when the Cardinals have hit the diamond lately. In St. Louis’ last 11 tilts, the UNDER is 8-2-1.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.2-3.0 result in favor of the Cubs. 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

50-46 Chicago battles the Cardinals, currently with a 47-50 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs St. Louis injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 19-rated Chicago Cubs and the league No. 4-ranked St. Louis Cardinals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at OddsShark.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting St. Louis Cardinals rank No. 20 at 8.62 hits per game. That compares with the Chicago Cubs No. 25 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the No. 17-rated road mark, allowing 4.79 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 16 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

St. Louis batters were mowed down by Jon Lester in their last start, falling 3-2 against Chicago while striking out 10 times on Saturday at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of St. Louis's last 11 games
  • St. Louis is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis's last 9 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Chi Cubs is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis home to Colorado, Monday, July 24
Chicago home to Chicago, Monday, July 24