St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs 07/11/2021 Odds, Picks and Predictions
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs 07/11/2021 – The final game of a three-game series is all set to take place between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs. The two teams have one win each at present, with the Cubs scoring a five-run win on Friday and St. Louis beat Chicago 6-0 on Saturday night. In the NL Central Division, the Chicago Cubs are at 44-46 while sitting at the third position. The Cardinals are no better as they hold the same 44-46 record on the season. St. Louis is predicted to take out the Cubs on the road by the sports gambling trends.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs 07/11/2021
St. Louis Cardinals
On Saturday, the St. Louis Cardinals gained 11 hits with their starter Kim Kwang-Hyun beating the Cubs for his third straight win. He delivered 6 innings with 5 hits. Sunday afternoon will see the Cardinals handing the ball to Adam Wainwright who is 7-5 with an ERA of 3.58. The 39-year-old has 91 hits with 42 earned runs and has allowed 13 home-runs, across 105.2 innings on the season. Leading the offense is Nolan Arenado, who is holding a batting clip of .269 with Tommy Edman leading in hits with 92.
Players to watch: T. Edman 3B (GP 87, 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 are eager to win again after beating the Cardinals on Friday. For Sunday night, the Cubs will send Trevor Williams to the mound who is 3-2 with an ERA of 5.51. Williams has 56 hits, with nine home runs, 21 walks, and a 5.51 ERA in his 47.1 career innings. The Cubs will want to regain their footing on offense, as they did on Friday with 12 hits in total. Chicago has Kris Bryant as their leader who is batting at .271 and Javier Baez who has 21 home runs and 56 RBIs. Chicago has hit a total of 114 homers in 89 games played.
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 78, 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
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of St. Louis’ last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs’ last 6 games.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Betting Picks
Despite the Cardinals and Cubs holding the same spot in the NL Central, the Cardinal’s defense is comparatively stronger and in tune. With Adam Wainwright allowing 7 runs on 22 hits in 26 innings, the Cardinals are projected to win this one according to the geeks when it comes to betting on baseball.
Score Prediction: Cardinals 6, Cubs 3.