Major League Baseball Preview – Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals
The St. Louis Cardinals will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Wednesday when they take on the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium.
left hander Jon Lester will take the mound for the Cubs to start this game. Lester is 9-10 this season with a 3.59 ERA.
Starting this game for the Cardinals will be Carlos Martinez. The right hander has a 2.87 ERA to go along with a 13-7 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 135-moneyline favorites versus the Cubs, while the game’s total is sitting at 7.
St. Louis was a 8-5 loser in its last match on the road against the Cubs. They lost as -142 favorites, while the total score of 13 made winners of OVER bettors.
Chicago was a 8-5 winner in its last match on the road against the Cardinals. They won as +132 underdogs, while the total score of 13 made winners of OVER bettors.
Team record: 80-57
Current Streak: won 5 straight games.
Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs’s last 6 games
Chi Cubs is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing St. Louis
Team record: 87-51
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
St. Louis is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 5 games
St. Louis is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 5 games at home
Chi Cubs at Philadelphia Thursday, September 10
St. Louis at Cincinnati Thursday, September 10
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