Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals MLB Betting Lines & Preview (05/26/2024)

Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals MLB Betting Lines & Preview (05-26-2024)

Not that long ago, the St. Louis Cardinals were one of the most consistent playoff contenders in baseball. However, times are changing for the Redbirds with the baseball betting odds. Last year was the first warning that there was trouble in River City. St. Louis finished in the red and out of the playoffs. Many fans and gamblers were hoping that it was just a one-off. However, it is becoming more apparent that it was a portent of misery to come. St. Louis is fighting to stay out of the cellar in the National League Central.

Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals MLB Betting Information

Date and Time:Sunday, May 26, 2024, 7:15 p.m. ET
Location:Busch Stadium, St. Louis, MO
TV Coverage:ESPN
Betting Online Odds at SBG:Click Here

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Cubs at Cardinals SBG Betting Odds Analysis

So far this season, Chicago is +331 against the moneyline and -691 against the runline. Chicago is trending under the total this season. In comparison, this season, St. Louis is -627 against the moneyline and -494 against the runline. St. Louis is trending slightly under the offshore bookmaker total this season.

Chicago Cubs Overview

Overall, the Chicago Cubs are 26-22 straight up and 20-26-2 over/under the total. Chicago is 2nd in the National League Division standings. Chicago is two games behind the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Central Division race. Late on, the Cubs have covered two out of their last seven games. The Cubs have gone over the total in two of their previous eight matchups.

To summarize, Chicago has MLB metrics of 14th for runs production, 16th for OPS, and 14th for home runs. Additionally, Chicago ranks 11th for earned run average, 17th for WHIP, 19th for quality starts, and 26th for fewest errors committed. Also, Chicago ranks 20th for bullpen ERA.

Accordingly, Cody Bellinger leads the Cubs with 14 runs, seven doubles, seven home runs, 22 RBI, and a .829 OPS.

St. Louis Cardinals Overview

In sum, the St. Louis Cardinals are 20-26 straight up and 21-23-2 over/under the total. St. Louis is 4th in the National League East Division standings. St. Louis is seven games behind the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Central Division race. Late on, the Cardinals have covered five out of their last ten games. The Cardinals have gone over the total in nine of their previous ten matchups.

To summarize, St. Louis has MLB metrics of 25th for runs production, 24th for OPS, and 25th for home runs. Additionally, St. Louis ranks 23rd for earned run average, 22nd for WHIP, 22nd for quality starts, and 6th for fewest errors committed. Also, St. Louis ranks 18th for bullpen ERA.

Accordingly, Willson Contreras leads the Cardinals with 20 runs, 11 doubles, six home runs, 12 RBI, and a .950 OPS.

Cubs at Cardinals SBG Free Pick

In sum, Chicago beat the MLB odds in eight of their last 11 games against St. Louis. Only two of the last 11 games between the Cubs and Cards went over the total. Specifically at Busch Stadium, the Cardinals dropped four of their most recent six games against the Cubs. Only one of the last six games between these teams in St. Louis went over the total. St. Louis is in poor form and will be overpriced as the home team.

Cubs at Cardinals SBG Best Bet: Chicago Cubs.

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