Cubs/Cardinals Series Odds
Two division rivals meet up in a best-of-5 series, as the St. Louis Cardinals battle the Chicago Cubs in the NLDS. Here’s a look at the odds for the series.
The Cardinals were 100-62 on the season and winners of the NL Central while the Cubs were 97-65 and earned the second Wild Card spot. Chicago then beat the Pirates, 4-0 on Wednesday night to advance to this series. St. Louis will have the home-field advantage in the series. According to oddsmakers at GTBets, the Cubs are the favorite to win the series, as they are getting odds of -120 to win, while the Cardinals are getting a money line of +100 to win.
These two teams met 19 times during the season, with the Cardinals winning 11 of the 19 meetings, including 7 of the 10 games in St. Louis. However, the Cubs have won four of the last six against the Cardinals. Chicago averaged 4.34 runs per 9 innings this season while the team ERA is 3.34. The Cardinals put up 4.18 runs per 9 innings while the pitching staff had a team ERA of 2.94.