Cubs vs. Cardinals Saturday Prediction

Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 6/1/2019 Predictions & Odds

The Cardinals ousted their National League Central rivals in extra innings last night but will the Cubs even the series with a win tonight at 7:15 p.m. ET? Jack Flaherty will oppose Jose Quintana in the pitching matchup?

Game Snapshot & Odds

955 Chicago Cubs (+115) at 956 St. Louis Cardinals (-135); 8.5 runs

Saturday, June 1, 2019

7:15 p.m. ET, Busch Stadium, St. Louis, MO

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Public Betting Trends

According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 54% of the betting tickets are on the Cardinals to beat the Cubs on the moneyline.

Chicago Cubs Fantasy Spin

Kris Bryant went 1-for-5 with a single and two strikeouts Friday against the Cardinals. And yes, he heard some boos for calling St. Louis "boring" over the winter. Bryant was eased back into action as the designated hitter on Wednesday after missing time with a head/neck injury, but he apparently responded well enough to play the field again.

St. Louis Cardinals Fantasy Spin

Matt Wieters went 0-for-4 in Friday’s win over the Cubs. Wieters batted fifth against the right-hander Yu Darvish and he should pick up plenty of at-bats behind the plate with Yadier Molina sidelined due to a right thumb tendon strain. Andrew Knizner was added to the active roster on Friday and will also be in the mix. Wieters is worth a look as a second catcher in mixed leagues, but Knizner warrants watching for the long-term.

MLB Betting Trends


The Cubs are 1-4 in their last five games overall.

St. Louis

The Cardinals are 1-4 in Flaherty’s last five starts.


Despite losing last night, the Cubs are still 4-1 in their last five games against the Cardinals and have won 13 of their last 18 games following a loss. The Cardinals, meanwhile, are 8-18 in their last 26 games overall, are 2-5 in their last seven home games versus a left-handed starter and are 0-6 in Flaherty’s last six starts following a Quality Start in his last appearance.

The Pick: Chicago Cubs +115


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