Major League Baseball Preview – Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals
The division rival Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals are set to renew hostilities on Monday when they meet at Busch Stadium.
The Cubs will give the ball to starter Dan Haren in this one. Right hander Haren is 8-9 this season with a 3.89 ERA.
Meanwhile, it’ll be Michael Wacha who starts for the Cardinals. Right hander Wacha is 15-4 with a 2.69 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 143-moneyline favorites versus the Cubs, while the game’s total is sitting at 8½.
The Cardinals were a 7-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -105 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.
Chicago was a 6-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Diamondbacks. They won as -157 favorites, while the total score of 10 made winners of OVER bettors.
Team record: 78-57
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs’s last 6 games
Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs’s last 5 games on the road
Team record: 87-49
St. Louis is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis’s last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 6 games at home
St. Louis is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs at St. Louis Tuesday, September 8
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