Cardinals vs. Cubs Sunday Prediction
National League Central rivals will wrap things up at Wrigley Field on Sunday night when the Cubs host the Cardinals at 7:05 p.m. ET. Will the Cubs break out the brooms when Kyle Hendricks squares off with Adam Wainwright?
Game Snapshot & Odds
959 St. Louis Cardinals (+146) at 960 Chicago Cubs (-166); N/A runs
Sunday, June 9, 2019
7:05 p.m. ET, Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL
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Public Betting Trends
According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 63% of the betting tickets are on the Cubs to beat the Cardinals on the moneyline.
St. Louis Cardinals Fantasy Spin
Marcell Ozuna blasted a three-run home run as the Cardinals fell to the Cubs on Saturday afternoon in Chicago. Ozuna got the scoring started with a bang in the opening inning, crushing a three-run homer off of Cubs' left-hander Jon Lester. It would be his only hit in four at-bats. The 28-year-old slugger is now hitting .250/.323/.526 on the season with 17 homers and 54 RBI.
Chicago Cubs Fantasy Spin
Victor Caratini delivered a pinch-hit go-ahead three-run double in the sixth inning on Saturday, propelling the Cubs to victory over the Cardinals. Caratini hit for pitcher Jon Lester with the bases loaded and nobody out in the sixth inning and lined the first pitch that he saw from John Gant into left field for a three-run double. He then scored on an RBI double by Kyle Schwarber. On the season, Caratini is sizzling to the tune of .366/.480/.585 with one homer and nine RBI in his first 50 plate appearances.
MLB Betting Trends
The Cardinals are just 3-8 in their last 11 road games when facing a right-handed starter.
The Cubs have won five of six at home and are 46-22 in their last 68 contests at Wrigley Field when facing a right-handed starter.
The Cubs are a perfect 9-0 in Hendricks’ last nine starts versus the Cardinals and have won five straight of his outings versus St. Louis at Wrigley Field. The Cardinals, meanwhile, are just 6-21 in their last 27 games played in Chicago and are 1-4 in Adam Wainwright’s last five road outings versus the Cubs.
The Pick: Chicago Cubs -1.5 (+120)