ESPN Sunday Night Baseball Prediction

Cardinals vs. Cubs, 6/13/21 MLB Betting Predictions & DFS Notes

The ESPN Sunday Night Baseball Game tonight features the series finale between rivals the Cardinals and Cubs at 7:08 p.m. ET. Will the Cubs break out the brooms and sweep their division rivals or is there a better play on the board?

Game Snapshot

911 St. Louis Cardinals (+126) at 912 Chicago Cubs (-136); o/u 9.5

7:08 p.m. ET, Sunday, June 13, 2021

Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL

TV: ESPN

St. Louis Cardinals DFS Spin

Nolan Arenado hit a solo homer in a loss to the Cubs on Saturday. Arenado gave the Cardinals a 1-0 lead with a solo homer in the second off Kyle Hendricks. It'd be one of just two runs that St. Louis would be able to score off the right-hander. The 30-year-old has gone deep 12 times, and he's driven in 44 runs. That on top of the .286/.335/.522 have made this a strong first six weeks as a member of the Cards.

Chicago Cubs DFS Spin

Sergio Alcantara went 1-for-3 with a homer on Saturday in a win over the Cardinals. Alcantara also drew a walk and scored another run in addition to hitting his second homer of the season. The 24-year-old has only appeared in 13 games, but they've gone well as seen in his .310 average and 1.137 OPS. That's not sustainable, but those looking for help in the middle infield might want to take a closer look while he's getting time with Chicago.

Cardinals vs. Cubs Betting Prediction

The Cardinals are now 1-5 in their last six meetings with the Cubs and are 0-5 in their last five games as an underdog. They’re also 1-5 in their last six road games, are 1-6 in their last seven games coming off a loss and are 2-9 in their last 11 road games versus a team with a winning record. On the other side, the Cubs are 20-6 in their last 26 games as a favorite, are 13-3 in their last 16 games as a home favorite and are 12-2 in their last 14 home games versus a team with a winning record.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: CHICAGO CUBS -141

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