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2022 MLB Handicapping
(31-39-0) Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals (33-34-0)
Date: Friday, June 24th
Time: 08:10 ETPM ET
Venue: Guaranteed Rate Field St. Louis
Projected Pitchers: Kyle Hendricks vs. Andre Pallante
MLB Moneyline Odds: Cubs +145 Cardinals -165
MLB run line Betting Odds: Cubs +1.5, Cardinals -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 9
The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals face off on Friday in an MLB game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
The Cubs come into this game with a 26-44 record overall and they have gone 34-36 on the run line. In the last game against the Pittsburgh Pirates the pitching really struggled giving up eight runs and that led to the defeat.
The Cubs are averaging 4.26 runs per game while their defense is giving up 5.39 runs per game. The Cubs offense is ranked 20th in the league while their pitching is giving up 27th in the league.
On the mound for the Cubs is Kyle Hendricks who sits with a 2-6 record and an ERA of 5.43. In his last start against the Atlanta Braves he went 4.1 innings giving up eight hits and six runs.
St. Louis Cardinals
On the other side of this matchup is the St. Louis Cardinals who sit with a 40-32 record overall, but in the last game the offense scored four runs, but the pitching gave up six runs and they were defeated.
St. Louis is averaging 4.81 runs per game while their pitching is giving up 3.94 runs per game. The offense is ranked 5th in the league while their pitching is ranked 6th in the league. Paul Goldschmidt has hit 17 home runs and driven in 61 RBIs.
On the mound for the Cardinals is Andre Pallante who sits with a 2-2 record and an ERA of 1.69.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Cardinals are 8-2 in their last 10 home games.
- Cubs are 0-6 in their last 6 games as a road underdog.
- Cubs are 0-4 in their last 4 games vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30.
- Cubs are 0-4 in Hendricks’ last 4 Friday starts.
- Cubs are 1-8 in their last 9 road games.
- Cubs are 1-6 in their last 7 road games vs. a right-handed starter.
Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals MLB Prediction:
I don’t trust this Cubs team and they are going to have some major issues getting the job done here. Look for Chicago to struggle to score in this game and the Cardinals will secure the victory. Back the Cardinals on the run line.
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