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St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs 07/10/2021 Tips, Forecast and Baseball Betting
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs 07/10/2021 – The NL Central Division play has always been a tough challenge with some of the top teams in the majors battling it out to clinch the division title. The Brewers are at the top of the division while the Pirates remain at the bottom. The Cardinals and Cubs are holding their positions in between behind the Reds. St. Louis is sitting at the fourth while the Cubs remain at the third. After dropping consecutive games, both teams will need to make up for their loss to get on top. The baseball betting sites have predicted a winner as these two teams continue their battle.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs 07/10/2021
St. Louis Cardinals
The St. Louis Cardinals are now three games behind the .500 mark with a 43-46 record on the season. St. Louis is way behind the Brewers at the top. Last night, they gave up 10 runs to the Cubs and scored just five in return. St. Louis will enter this game riding a two-game losing streak. Kwang-Hyun Kim will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Kim is holding a 3-5 record on the season with an ERA of 3.39 and 52 Ks in total.
Players to watch: T. Edman 3B (GP 88, AB 358, R 46, H 92, 2B 20, 3B 3, HR 4, RBI 23, TB 130, BB 19, SO 48, SB 16, AVG 0.257, OBP 0.299, SLG 0.363, OPS 0.662, WAR 1.9), P. Goldschmidt 1B (GP 87, AB 333, R 46, H 87, 2B 15, 3B 1, HR 12, RBI 48, TB 140, BB 32, SO 76, SB 5, AVG 0.261, OBP 0.329, SLG 0.42, OPS 0.749, WAR 1.7).
The Cubs have finally started to show promising signs after their performance against the Cardinals. Chicago had Joc Peterson and Kris Bryant contribute from the plate in their last game. Patrick Wisdom smashed a two-run home run while Ian Happ, Jason Heyward, and several others went deep from the plate with home runs and RBIs. Zach Davies will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Davies is 5-5 on the season with an ERA of 4.28.
Players to watch: K. Bryant 3B (GP 80, AB 288, R 50, H 78, 2B 17, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 46, TB 145, BB 32, SO 78, SB 4, AVG 0.271, OBP 0.351, SLG 0.503, OPS 0.854, WAR 1.9), J. Baez SS (GP 81, AB 287, R 42, H 67, 2B 7, 3B 2, HR 21, RBI 56, TB 141, BB 14, SO 115, SB 10, AVG 0.233, OBP 0.281, SLG 0.491, OPS 0.772, WAR 2.6).
St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Betting Numbers
St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs’ last 5 games.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Betting Picks
The top online sportsbook has turned against the Cardinals due to their poor performance. Back the Cubs to win this game and cover the spread with the help of their starting pitcher. The Cubs are in desperate need of success to make up for their loss.
Score Prediction: Cubs 7, Cardinals 4.