Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals 07/22/2021 Analysis, Odds and Betting Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals 07/22/2021 – Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri will continue to play host to Chicago Cubs and Cardinals as they conclude their four-game series. The Cubs are now sitting back to the fourth spot in the NL Central Division after dropping their last game against the Cardinals. St. Louis seems to have an easy shot to make up for their loss and get past the Reds. The Brewers continue to lead their division at the top. It’s not too late for the Cubs and Cardinals to make it to the playoffs. The experts who are betting on mlb look forward to these teams as they extend their victory.
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals 07/22/2021
Chicago Cubs were unable to get past the Cardinals in their last game after giving up three runs and scoring just two from the plate. The Cubs are now trailing the Cardinals and are two games behind the .500 mark. Chicago is touching a batting clip of .226 after touching a total of 401 runs in total. Chicago won a total of 47 games and dropped 49 in return. The Cubs are way ahead of the Pirates and they are keen on making up for their loss.
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).
St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis Cardinals had a great comeback after dropping consecutive games on the season. The Cardinals are now sitting exactly at the .500 mark with a 48-48 victory. The Cardinals are just a couple of games behind the Reds. St. Louis has smashed a total of 379 runs on the season and is reaching a batting clip of .231. Kwang Hyun Kim will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Kim has pitched 78 plus innings with 60 Ks in total. Overall, Kim has walked 27 hitters and surrendered 69 hits in total.
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
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi Cubs’ last 12 games.
St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Betting Picks
Those who bet on sports continue to remain in favor of 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. Back the Cardinals to win and cover.
Score Prediction: Cardinals 7, Cubs 4.