Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals 07/19/2021 – An important and anticipated four-game series is all set to take place at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. The Chicago Cubs will take on St. Louis Cardinals in an NL Central Division clash. The Cubs have won a total of 46 games while dropping 47 in return. The Cardinals are no better as they hold the same record as the Cubs. Both teams are holding the third spot in the NL Central as they remain ahead of the Pirates. The best mlb betting site has predicted a winner based on the recent betting trends and picks.
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals 07/19/2021
|When:||Monday, July 19, 8:15 PM ET|
|Where:||Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri|
The Chicago Cubs were once at the top of their division but are now struggling to make ends meet. The Cubs lost against the Diamondbacks in their last game with a final score of 6-4. Chicago will deliver Alec Mills to the mound as their starter in this game. Mills is holding a 4-2 record on the season with an ERA of 4.84 and 40 Ks in total. Against the Cardinals, Mills is holding a 0-1 record with a 4.67 ERA and 21 Ks. Chicago will need to improve their performance at the plate to get past the Cardinals.
Players to watch: J. Baez SS (GP 85, AB 303, R 44, H 74, 2B 8, 3B 2, HR 21, RBI 59, TB 149, BB 14, SO 121, SB 12, AVG 0.244, OBP 0.288, SLG 0.492, OPS 0.78, WAR 2.6), K. Bryant 3B (GP 84, AB 302, R 52, H 81, 2B 19, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 47, TB 150, BB 33, SO 82, SB 4, AVG 0.268, OBP 0.349, SLG 0.497, OPS 0.846, WAR 1.8).
St. Louis Cardinals
The St. Louis Cardinals were expected to reach the postseason, but the odds have not been in their favor in the past few games. However, they are coming off a big victory against the Giants after winning their last two games. The Cardinals smashed two runs and gave up one in their last game. St. Louis will turn to Jake Woodford as their starting pitcher in this game. Woodford is holding a 1-1 record on the season with an ERA of 4.62. Against the Cubs, Woodford has just two strikeouts with an ERA of 5.06.
Players to watch: T. Edman 3B (GP 92, AB 369, R 47, H 94, 2B 20, 3B 3, HR 5, RBI 26, TB 135, BB 20, SO 49, SB 16, AVG 0.255, OBP 0.298, SLG 0.366, OPS 0.664, WAR 1.9), N. Arenado 3B (GP 91, AB 349, R 43, H 90, 2B 26, 3B 1, HR 17, RBI 56, TB 169, BB 26, SO 50, SB 1, AVG 0.258, OBP 0.311, SLG 0.484, OPS 0.795, WAR 2.5).
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs’ last 9 games.
Chi Cubs are 4-14 SU in their last 18 games.
Chi Cubs are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against St. Louis.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs’ last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs’ last 5 games when playing on the road against St. Louis.
St. Louis Cardinals
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of St. Louis’ last 15 games.
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis’ last 5 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis’ last 6 games this season.
St. Louis is 2-12 SU in their last 14 games against an opponent in the National League Central Division division.
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Picks
The Cardinals have won against the Giants and they still have the opportunity to make it past the Cubs. Look for the Cardinals to win and cover with the experts who bet on sports in their favor.
Score Prediction: Cardinals 7, Cubs 3.