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2021 MLB Handicapping
(41-60) Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals (54-48)
Date: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022
Time: 7:05 PM ET
Venue: Cardinals Stadium, St. Louis
Projected Pitchers: Justin Steele vs. Miles mikolas
MLB Moneyline Odds: Cubs +144 | Cardinals -174
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Cardinals -1.5 / Cubs +1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U 8.5
The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals face off on Wednesday in an MLB showdown at Busch Stadium.
The Cubs come into this game with a 41-60 record overall and they have gone 52-49 on the run line so far this year. The Cubs have lost two games in a row and over the last two games they have scored four runs total.
The Cubs are averaging 4.24 runs while their defense is giving up 4.93 runs per game. The offense is ranked 19th in the league while their pitching staff is ranked 25th in the league. Patrick Wisdom has hit 19 home runs and driven in 50 RBIs.
On the mound for the Cubs will be Justin Steele who sits with a 4-7 record and an ERA of 3.86. In Steele’s last start against the San Francisco Giants he went 3.2 innings giving up five hits and four runs.
St. Louis Cardinals
The Cardianls come into this game with a 54-48 record overall and they have gone 55-47 on the run line. On Sunday against the Washington Nationals, the Cardinals were able to secure the 5-0 victory.
The Cardinals are averaging 4.62 runs per game while their defense is giving up 3.96 runs per game. The offense and defense are both ranked 8th in the league. Paul Goldschmidt has hit 24 home runs and driven in 78 RBIs.
On the mound for the Cardinals will be Miles Mikolas and he sits with an ERA of 2.86. In his last start against the Washington Nationals, he went seven innings giving up six hits and two runs.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
Cardinals are 4-0 in Mikolas’ last 4 home starts vs. a team with a losing record.
Cardinals are 4-0 in Mikolas’ last 4 home starts.
Cubs are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. National League Central.
Cubs are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. a team with a winning record.
Cubs are 3-13 in Steeles last 16 starts following a team loss in their previous game.
Cubs are 1-4 in Steeles last 5 road starts.
Free Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals MLB Prediction:
The Cubs have struggled in Steele’s starts on the road and they are going to struggle again in this game. Look for the Cardinals to score seven or eight runs and that will be the difference as St. Louis gets the job done. Back the Cardinals on the run line.
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