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26-16 (9-8 V) Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals 17-28 (10-13 H)
Date: Tuesday May 24, 2016
Time: 8:10 PM ET
Venue: Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri
Projected Pitchers: Jason Hammel, RHP vs. Michael Wacha, RHP
MLB Moneyline Odds: St. Louis Cardinals -105
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MLB Betting Total: 7.5
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The Cubs continue their cold streak as they coughed up another lead on Monday night.
St. Louis will try to make it back to back games as the NL Central continues to get closer and closer.
Chicago’s torrid start has completely cooled off as things are starting to go against them.
Chicago led 3-1 late on Monday, but saw the lead vanish only to be walked off on. The loss marked a season high 3rd consecutive loss for the Cubs. Chicago has dropped 6 of their last 8 games overall as their offense has gone completely cold. They’ve scored 3 runs or less in 7 of those games.
Chicago will send out RH Jason Hammel here. Hammel comes in off his worst outing of the season as he allowed 4 runs in 6.0 innings against the Milwaukee Brewers to suffer his first loss of the season. The RH is 3-3 in his career against St. Louis with a 5.26 ERA in that span.
St. Louis Cardinals
The Cardinals have gotten some light in the NL Central race.
St. Louis got to within 6.0 games of the Cubs for first place after their come from behind win on Monday night. Matt Adams hit the Cardinals 9th pinch hit homerun of the season, which was a game tying 2 run home run in the 7th inning. Randal Grichuk then played the hero role in the 9th inning with a walk off homerun.
If St. Louis hopes to succeed still, they’ll need Tuesday’s starter to get himself going. Michael Wacha has been a mess this season, as he’s lost 4 straight decisions. In his career against the Cubs, he has gone 3-3 with an ERA of 4.86. This will be his first start of the year against Chicago.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Under is 8-3 in CHC last 11 Tue. games.
- CHC are 26-10 in their last 36 road games.
- CHC are 36-15 in their last 51 Tue. games.
- Over is 14-3 in Wachas last 17 starts on grass.
- Over is 14-3 in Wachas last 17 starts overall.
- STL are 22-8 in Wachas last 30 home starts.
- Over is 11-4-1 in the last 16 meetings.
Free Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals MLB Prediction:
The Cubs are really enduring their first cold streak, but they still hold a comfortable lead in the NL Central.
Given Wacha’s struggles, the Cubs offense should be able to wake up.
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The Cubs get to Wacha early on and set the tone for the game as they even the series up.
MLB Free Score Prediction:Chicago 5- St. Louis 2
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