St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Odds & Info
|Game||St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs|
|Date & Time||Friday August 7, 2020, 8:15 PM (EDT)|
Busch Stadium St. Louis, MO
STL -150 ; O/U 7.5
On Friday the Chicago Cubs open a three-game series on the road against the St Louis Cardinals. Chicago improved to 10-2 following its 6-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. The Cubs have won six straight, nine of their last 10 and hold a 4 ½ game lead over the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Central. Yu Darvish threw seven solid innings on the mound in the victory for the Cubs.
Willson Contreras is leading Chicago in hitting with a batting average of .308 and in hits with 12. Anthony Rizzo is the leader in home runs with three and Javier Baez leads in RBIs with nine. On Friday, the Cubs will send Jon Lester to the mound. The lefthander is 1-0 with an ERA of 0.82, 5 Ks and 2 BBs.
St Louis is just 2-3 on the season after having each of its last 9 games postponed due to an outbreak of Coronavirus amongst the players. The Cardinals were defeated by the Minnesota Twins 3-0 in their most recent outing well over a week ago and have lost each of their last three after opening the regular season with two straight victories over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Paul Goldschmidt is leading St Louis in hitting with a batting average .316 and in hits with six. Tyler O'Neill is leading St Louis in home runs with two and RBIs with four. On Friday, the St Louis Cardinals will send Adam Wainwright to the mound. The right-hander is 1-0 with an ERA of 1.50, 5 Ks and 1 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends
- Chicago is 6-0 in its last 6
- The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Cubs last 5
- St Louis has 2-6 in its last 8
- The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Cardinals last 6
Free MLB Pick:
The Chicago Cubs are one of Major League Baseball's hottest teams having won six straight and nine of their last 10. St Louis on the other hand has not played for the last week and a half and prior to having games postponed the Cardinals lost three straight and have lost six of their last eight dating back to last season. Final Score Prediction, Chicago Cubs win 6-2