Cubs vs. Cardinals Wednesday Pick

Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 7/31/2019 Predictions & Odds

The Cubs’ road struggles continued on Tuesday night as they lost a 2-1 decision to the Cardinals in Game 1 of a pivotal series at Busch Stadium. With the trade deadline looming, will the Cubs rebound tonight when they visit their rivals at 8:15 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

959 Chicago Cubs (-109) at 960 St. Louis Cardinals (-103); 8 runs

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

8:15 p.m. ET, Busch Stadium, St. Louis, MO

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Public Betting Trends

According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 62% of the betting tickets are on the Cardinals to beat the Cubs on the moneyline.

Chicago Cubs Fantasy Spin

Jason Heyward singled three times and scored the Cubs' lone run Tuesday in St. Louis. Heyward singled to lead off the fourth inning and came around to score on a two-out RBI single by Javier Baez. He added a couple other base knocks, collecting half of the Cubs' hits on the night. Heyward batted second in this one but should slide back down to his more familiar sixth spot when Willson Contreras returns to the lineup Wednesday.

St. Louis Cardinals Fantasy Spin

Paul Goldschmidt launched a go-ahead solo home run in the sixth inning Tuesday in the Cardinals' win over the Cubs. Yu Darvish looked good in this one, but he made a mistake on the inner half of the plate to Goldschmidt with one out in the sixth and Goldy punished the ball into the visitor's bullpen. The first baseman also added a single in the game. Goldschmidt's streak of six straight games with a home run came to an end on Sunday, but he's now started another one

MLB Betting Trends

Chicago

The Cubs are now 7-19 in their last 26 road games and have dropped six of eight overall.

St. Louis

The Cardinals have now won seven of their last nine games and are 13-3 in their last 16 contests versus a right-handed starter.

Prediction:

The Cubs are now winless in their last four games played at Busch Stadium and despite winning 13 of Hendricks’ last 16 starts versus the Cardinals, Chicago has struggled of late when Hendricks pitches. The Cubs are 0-6 in his last six outings and 0-4 in his last four road starts. The Cardinals, meanwhile, are 25-12 in Miles Mikolas’ last 37 starts and are 13-5 in his last 18 outings at home.

MLB Prediction: St. Louis Cardinals -103

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