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St. Louis sends Lance Lynn vs Travis Wood in Cardinals vs Cubs game

Chicago CubsSt. Louis Cardinals
July 22, 2:15 PM | GrassBusch Stadium

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Odds

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The Chicago Cubs will look to grab a road win when they take on the Cardinals in St. Louis at Busch Stadium on Sunday in baseball odds action.

The match puts starter Travis Wood for the Cubs on the hill facing Lance Lynn for the Cardinals. Wood brings a 4-4 mark to the game, while Lynn is 11-4 to date on the season.

View Chi Cubs vs St Louis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Cardinals in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -200 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The Cardinals sit at No. 4 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cubs sit at a National League No. 14 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features St. Louis' National League No. 1-ranked scoring average of 4.9 runs per game, against a Cubs offense rated No. 15 and scoring 3.7 runs per game in the league. The Cardinals have averaged 9.6 hits per game to date this season, more than the Cubs hitters have managed (8.3 per nine innings).

Chicago brings the National League's No. 10-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cardinals' league No. 6-ranked defense.

The Cubs were a 12-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -138 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. Chicago was scored on plenty on Saturday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 12-0 loss to St. Louis.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

St. Louis Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Cubs at Cardinals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 7 games
Chi Cubs are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Chi Cubs' last 15 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis' last 7 games
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi Cubs at Pittsburgh, Monday, July 23
St. Louis home to LA Dodgers, Monday, July 23