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Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals 07/21/2021 Predictions, MLB Preview and Spread

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Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals 07-21-2021 Predictions MLB Preview and Spread

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals 07/21/2021 РBusch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri will continue to play host to the Chicago Cubs and Cardinals as they enter their third game of a four-game series. The Cubs and Cardinals have been on and off at the third spot in the NL Central Division play. The Chicago Cubs have won 47 and dropped 48 in return. The Cardinals are holding the same record in NL Central Division play. Both teams are right behind the Reds and they have a good opportunity to make it to the second spot. The best baseball betting site has predicted the Cardinals to win this game and cover the spread.

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals 07/21/2021

When: Wednesday, July 21, 8:15 PM ET
Where: Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri
TV: ESPN
Stream: MLB.TV

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals 07/21/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
Chicago Cubs -1.5 (+150) 8.5 o (+110) -107
St. Louis Cardinals +1.5 (-168) 8.5 u (-130) -103
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Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs have dropped consecutive games in the past month and are now holding the third spot with the Cardinals. The Cubs were once at the top, but the Brewers are dominating their division. The Cubs smashed seven runs from the plate and gave up six in their last game. Kyle Hendricks will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 12-4 record on the season with an ERA of 3.65. Hendricks has been successful for the Cubs in the last two games.

Players to watch: K. Bryant 3B (GP 85, AB 306, R 52, H 81, 2B 19, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 48, TB 150, BB 33, SO 83, SB 4, AVG 0.265, OBP 0.345, SLG 0.49, OPS 0.835, WAR 1.9), J. Baez SS (GP 86, AB 306, R 44, H 74, 2B 8, 3B 2, HR 21, RBI 59, TB 149, BB 14, SO 123, SB 12, AVG 0.242, OBP 0.286, SLG 0.487, OPS 0.773, WAR 2.8).

Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals seem to be back in the race with the Cubs and are all set to rebound from their last defeat. The Cardinals won their series opener with a final score of 8-3. Adam Wainwright will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The 39-year-old pitcher is holding a 7-6 record on the season with an ERA of 3.71. Wainwright surrendered four runs in six innings in his last defeat against the Padres.

Players to watch: T. Edman 3B (GP 93, AB 372, R 48, H 94, 2B 20, 3B 3, HR 5, RBI 26, TB 135, BB 21, SO 49, SB 16, AVG 0.253, OBP 0.297, SLG 0.363, OPS 0.66, WAR 1.9), P. Goldschmidt 1B (GP 92, AB 352, R 51, H 96, 2B 15, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 54, TB 161, BB 36, SO 78, SB 5, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.343, SLG 0.457, OPS 0.8, WAR 2.5).

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Numbers

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Chicago Cubs

The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi Cubs’ last 11 games.
Chi Cubs are 5-15 SU in their last 20 games.
Chicago is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games against St. Louis.
Chi Cubs are 3-11 SU in their last 14 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs’ last 10 games this season.

St. Louis Cardinals

St. Louis is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis’ last 7 games against Chi Cubs.
St. Louis is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games at home.
St. Louis is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the National League.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis’ last 5 games played on a Wednesday when at home.

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Picks

This sports gambling site is out for the Cardinals to win this game and get past the Cubs. St. Louis Cardinals have a better shot with their overall batting and pitching unit. Wainwright has been a decent pitcher for the Cardinals this season.

Score Prediction: Cardinals 5, Cubs 3.