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St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs 07/09/2021 Spread, Game Analysis and MLB Baseball
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs 07/09/2021 – A weekend series is all set to get underway as St. Louis Cardinals take on Chicago Cubs from Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cardinals will enter this game after a successful series against the Giants. As for Chicago Cubs, they dropped their four-game series against the Phillies. The Cubs have dropped further to the fourth spot in the NL Central Division. St. Louis Cardinals are one step ahead at the third. The online sportsbook odds are up and running as these teams battle in an exciting three-game series from Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs 07/09/2021
St. Louis Cardinals
The St. Louis Cardinals were strong enough to take out one of the top teams in the majors. St. Louis performance well against the mighty Giants and are now holding a 43-45 record on the season. The Cardinals just two-plus games behind the Reds in the NL Central. Wade LeBlanc will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 1-0 record on the season with an ERA of 4.24. LeBlanc will make his fourth start on the season. In their last game, they gave up five and scored two against the Giants.
Players to watch: R. Hoskins 1B (GP 84, AB 317, R 45, H 74, 2B 20, 3B 0, HR 20, RBI 53, TB 154, BB 32, SO 90, SB 2, AVG 0.233, OBP 0.31, SLG 0.486, OPS 0.796, WAR 0.9), A. Bohm 3B (GP 82, AB 291, R 36, H 70, 2B 12, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 37, TB 97, BB 22, SO 82, SB 4, AVG 0.241, OBP 0.292, SLG 0.333, OPS 0.626, WAR -1.5).
Chicago Cubs are onto a rough stretch after dropping several games in the past few weeks. The Cubs are now two games behind the .500 mark with a 43-45 record on the season. The Cubs are ahead of the Pirates at the bottom. Chicago gave up eight runs last night to Philadelphia and scored nothing in return. Kyle Hendricks will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The 31-year-old pitcher is holding a 10-4 record on the season with an ERA of 3.83. Hendricks was unsuccessful in his last two starts on the season.
Players to watch: K. Bryant 3B (GP 79, AB 287, R 50, H 77, 2B 16, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 43, TB 143, BB 32, SO 78, SB 4, AVG 0.268, OBP 0.349, SLG 0.498, OPS 0.847, WAR 1.9), J. Baez SS (GP 77, AB 282, R 41, H 66, 2B 7, 3B 2, HR 21, RBI 56, TB 140, BB 14, SO 112, SB 10, AVG 0.234, OBP 0.282, SLG 0.496, OPS 0.778, WAR 2.7).
St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Betting Numbers
St. Louis Cardinals
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis’ last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs’ last 5 games.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Betting Picks
The Cardinals have improved their performance and are back in the race. However, Chicago is holding the upper hand in this game. The Cubs need to rebound and make up for their loss. Back Chicago to win with the mlb betting today in their favor.
Score Prediction: Cubs 5, Cardinals 3.