Major League Baseball Preview – Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals
The Chicago Cubs will be trying to extend a winning streak on Tuesday when they take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
The Cubs will trot Jason Hammel out to the mound in this one. Right hander Hammel has a 7-6 record and a 3.55 ERA this season.
The Cardinals will counter Hammel with Michael Wacha. Right hander Wacha has a 2.69 ERA to go along with a 15-4 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 160-moneyline favorites versus the Cubs, while the game’s total is sitting at 7.
In their last action, St. Louis was a 9-0 loser on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Chicago at 145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
The Cubs were a 9-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at 145 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.
Team record: 79-57
Current Streak: won 4 straight games.
Chi Cubs is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs’s last 5 games
Chi Cubs is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs’s last 6 games on the road
Team record: 87-50
St. Louis is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
St. Louis is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis’s last 8 games
St. Louis is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Chi Cubs at St. Louis Wednesday, September 9
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