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Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals 07/20/2021 MLB Preview, Spread and Game Analysis

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Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals 07-20-2021 MLB Preview Spread and Game Analysis

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals 07/20/2021 – The Cubs and Cardinals are battling for the third spot in the NL Central Division play. The Chicago Cubs are sitting in fourth place while the Cardinals remain at the third. Both teams are ahead of the Pirates and are close to getting past the Cincinnati Reds in second place. The best sportsbook is out with the latest betting trends for each team. The Cardinals look forward to continuing their success as they remain ahead of the Cubs. Both teams are dominated by the Brewers at the top position.

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals 07/20/2021

When: Tuesday, July 20, 8:15 PM ET
Where: Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri
TV: MARQ
Stream: MLB.TV

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals 07/20/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
Chicago Cubs +1.5 (-186) 9 o (+103) +104
St. Louis Cardinals -1.5 (+169) 9 u (-117) -114
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Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs are still in the race as they look forward to making it past the Cardinals and the Reds. Getting past Milwaukee seems to be a hard choice but the Cubs will need to make up for their previous loss. In their last game, they gave up eight runs to the Cardinals and scored just three in return. Chicago will turn in Trevor Williams as their starting pitcher in this game. Williams is holding a 3-2 record on the season with an ERA of 5.15 and 52 Ks in total. Against the Cardinals, he has 62 Ks with a 4-6 record.  

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 still have an easy chance to get past the Reds at second place. The Cardinals have shown improvement and they look forward to making up for their previous loss. St. Louis had Dylan Carson contributing from the plate with a home run and four RBIs. Paul Goldschmidt went two for five with a home run and two RBIs while Harrison Bader, Tyler O’Neill, and Yadier Molina were the other notable players from the plate. The Cardinals are yet to reveal their starter in this game.

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

Trends

Chicago Cubs

The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs’ last 10 games.
Chicago is 4-15 SU in their last 19 games.
Chi Cubs are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against St. Louis.
Chi Cubs are 2-11 SU in their last 13 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs’ last 6 games when playing on the road against St. Louis.

St. Louis Cardinals

Cardinals are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis’ last 6 games against Chi Cubs.
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis’ last 6 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs.
Cardinals are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games this season.

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Picks

The baseball betting trends favor the Cardinals to continue their success against the Cubs. Back Chicago to win this game and cover the spread with their potential offensive and defensive unit.  

Score Prediction: Cardinals 7, Cubs 3.