The St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Wrigley Field.
Lance Lynn will be the starting pitcher for the Cardinals on this day. Righthander Lynn is 3-0 this season with a 1.42 ERA.
The Cubs will counter Lynn with Chris Volstad. Righthander Volstad has a 6.19 ERA to go along with a 0-2 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 160-moneyline favorites versus the Cubs, while the game’s total has not yet been posted.
St. Louis lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Cubs on April 24. Bettors who backed the Cubs at +124 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
St. Louis has lost 2 straight games.
Chicago has won 2 straight games.
St. Louis: 11-7 SU
Chicago: 6-12 SU
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing St. Louis are 2-8
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis’s last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis’s last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of St. Louis’s last 10 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi Cubs’s last 10 games when playing St. Louis
Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs’s last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Chi Cubs are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games at home
St. Louis home to Milwaukee, Friday, April 27
Chi Cubs at Philadelphia, Friday, April 27