Cardinals vs. Cubs Prediction, Computer Picks, Odds & Pitching Matchup 6/24/2022

by | Jun 23, 2022

The St. Louis Cardinals (40-32) host the Chicago Cubs (26-44) on Friday to begin a three-game series, with the first pitch at 8:15 PM ET from Busch Stadium. The Cardinals are listed as -162 favorites, while the underdog Cubs have +140 odds on the moneyline. Neither team has named a starter for this contest.

Cardinals vs. Cubs Spread and Betting Line

Cardinals vs Cubs Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Cardinals -162 +140 9 -108 -112 -1.5 +125 -145

Computer Predictions for Cardinals vs. Cubs

Our best bet is the Cubs on the moneyline at +140 after analyzing all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer predicts the total score will under the total of 9 runs.

Our computer pick: Chicago Cubs (+140) and Under (9)

Cardinals vs. Cubs Game Info

  • Game Day: Friday, June 24, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:15 PM ET
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Stadium: Busch Stadium

Cardinals Betting Picks & Insights

  • This season, the Cardinals have won 24 out of the 37 games, or 64.9%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • St. Louis has entered 15 games this season favored by -162 or more and is 10-5 in those contests.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Cardinals have a 61.8% chance to win.
  • St. Louis’ games have gone over the total in 37 of their 73 chances.
  • The Cardinals are 40-32-0 against the spread this season.

Cubs Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Cubs have won in 18, or 36.7%, of the 49 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year.
  • Chicago has a win-loss record of 7-11 when favored by +140 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The Cubs have an implied victory probability of 41.7% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.
  • Contests with Chicago have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 36 of 70 chances this season.
  • The Cubs are 34-36-0 against the spread in their 70 games that had a posted line this season.

Cardinals Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Paul Goldschmidt leads the Cardinals in home runs (17), runs batted in (61) and has put up a team-best batting average of .340.
  • Goldschmidt ranks 10th in home runs and third in RBI among all hitters in baseball.
  • Goldschmidt brings a hitting streak of two games into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .278 with two doubles, a home run, three walks and five RBI.
  • Nolan Arenado is hitting .281 with 18 doubles, 14 home runs and 27 walks.
  • Arenado ranks 21st in home runs and 10th in RBI on the year.
  • Arenado carries a three-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. During his last five outings he is batting .300 with four doubles, a home run and three RBI.
  • Tommy Edman has 11 doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 29 walks while batting .275.
  • Harrison Bader has six doubles, three triples, five home runs and 12 walks while batting .257.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Paul Goldschmidt 68 .340 .423 .625 17 61 88
Nolan Arenado 68 .281 .350 .516 14 48 72
Tommy Edman 70 .275 .351 .413 7 29 76
Harrison Bader 69 .257 .300 .371 5 21 61
Brendan Donovan 51 .310 .418 .419 1 22 48

Cubs Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Ian Happ paces the Cubs with a .289 batting average.
  • Happ ranks 79th in home runs and 55th in RBI among all hitters in the majors.
  • Happ carries a six-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last 10 outings he is batting .371 with three doubles, a home run, three walks and five RBI.
  • Willson Contreras is hitting .264 with 13 doubles, a triple, 12 home runs and 27 walks.
  • Contreras ranks 39th overall in homers and 109th in RBI this season.
  • Patrick Wisdom paces the Cubs in home runs (14) and runs batted in (37).
  • Nico Hoerner is hitting .280 with six doubles, three triples, three home runs and six walks.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Ian Happ 68 .289 .387 .474 8 35 67
Willson Contreras 61 .264 .379 .495 12 28 58
Patrick Wisdom 66 .231 .317 .470 14 37 54
Nico Hoerner 55 .280 .312 .392 3 20 53
Rafael Ortega 60 .270 .363 .380 3 11 44

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