Cardinals Vs Cubs: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – August 24, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 24, 2022

The St. Louis Cardinals (71-52) and Chicago Cubs (53-70) meet on Wednesday at 8:05 PM ET. St. Louis (-130 to win) has Miles Mikolas on the hill, while Chicago (+110) is sending out Luke Farrell.

This article refers to betting data valid as of August 24, 2022 at 7:15 PM ET. Find all the latest odds for this outing below and click here to claim your free sports bet (up to $1,001) at Caesars!

Cardinals vs Cubs Betting Lines

Cardinals Betting Insights

  • The Cardinals have entered the game as favorites 70 times this season and won 48, or 68.6%, of those games.
  • St. Louis has entered 55 games this season favored by -130 or more and is 39-16 in those contests.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 56.5% chance of a victory for the Cardinals.
  • St. Louis’ games have gone over the total in 58 of their 123 chances.
  • The Cardinals are 69-54-0 ATS in their 123 games with a spread this season.

Cardinals Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 9-1
Runs Per Game 7.0
HR 18
ERA 2.33
K/9 6.78

Cubs Betting Insights

  • The Cubs have come away with 36 wins in the 85 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • This season, Chicago has come away with a win 25 times in 66 chances when named as an underdog of at least +110 or worse on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Cubs have a 47.6% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Chicago and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 52 of their 123 opportunities.
  • The Cubs have an against the spread record of 64-59-0 in 123 games with a line this season.

Cubs Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 3.8
HR 12
ERA 3.48
K/9 7.94

Cubs Probable Pitcher – Luke Farrell

  • Farrell will take the mound to start for the Cubs, his first this season.
  • The 31-year-old righty makes his season debut and his first appearance in more than a year.
  • Farrell did not pitch as a moneyline underdog a season ago.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 24, 2022 at 7:15 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Cubs Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Rowan Wick 50 51.1 8.9 12.8 1.4 4.38
Brandon Hughes 39 41.0 11.4 8.2 2.0 3.07
Michael Rucker 26 37.1 7.7 8.7 0.8 4.10
Mark Leiter Jr. 18 52.2 9.7 7.5 1.8 4.44
Sean Newcomb 13 19.0 9.0 12.4 1.7 7.11

Cardinals Probable Pitcher – Miles Mikolas

  • When Mikolas starts, his team is 15-10-0 against the spread this season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Saturday, when he threw eight innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks, giving up one earned run while allowing two hits.
  • Mikolas has two starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • Mikolas’ team has been victorious in 66.7% of the games he’s started as the moneyline favorite with a record of 10-5.
  • In games Mikolas has started, his team is 15-10.
  • Games Mikolas has started this season hit the over 11 times in 25 chances.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 24, 2022 at 7:15 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Cardinals Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Chris Stratton 46 50.0 47 5.04 8 2
Giovanny Gallegos 44 46.1 57 3.11 8 12
Génesis Cabrera 37 42.1 32 3.40 13 1
Andre Pallante 23 93.1 68 2.89 7 0
Packy Naughton 19 27.2 27 4.88 3 1

Cardinals Hitting Trends

  • The Cardinals have put up two or more home runs in 44 games this season, and are 36-8 in those outings.
  • The Cardinals have gone 26-3 in the 29 games this season when they have collected five or more extra-base hits.
  • The club has racked up eight or more hits in 72 games this season, and is 54-18 in those contests.
  • The Cardinals are 53-12 in games this season that they scored at least five runs.
  • The Cardinals are 24-5 in games this season when they have drawn five or more walks.

Cubs Hitting Trends

  • They have won 19 of the 30 games this season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • They’ve won 15 of their 26 games with five or more extra-base hits this season.
  • They have a record of 38-27 this season when collecting eight or more base hits in a game.
  • In 45 games this season with five or more runs scored, they’ved posted a record of 31-14.
  • In 28 games this season with five or more walks drawn, they’ve posted a record of 15-13

Cardinals vs. Cubs Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Cubs (+110)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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