Cardinals vs Cubs Odds, Picks & Predictions – August 3

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The Chicago Cubs (41-61) will attempt to snap a three-game losing skid on Wednesday versus the St. Louis Cardinals (55-48), with first pitch at 7:45 PM ET at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals will give the start to Miles Mikolas (8-8), and the Cubs will counter with Justin Steele (4-7).

With the Cubs (+151) visiting, the Cardinals (-178) are a solid favorite on the moneyline. The over/under in this contest is set at 8.

Cardinals vs. Cubs Odds

Run Line

St. Louis Cardinals (-1.5)


Cardinals (-178)


8 Runs (Over: -118, Under: -103)

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When, Where, at What Time is Cardinals vs. Cubs

  • Game Day: Wednesday, August 3, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:45 PM ET
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Stadium: Busch Stadium

Cardinals Injury Report

Juan Yepez10 Day Injury ListForearm
Steven Matz15 Day Injury ListKnee
Drew VerHagen15 Day Injury ListHip
Jack Flaherty60 Day Injury ListShoulder
Álex Reyes60 Day Injury ListShoulder
Tyler O’NeillDay-to-dayLeg

Cubs Injury Report

Steven Brault10 Day Injury ListIllness
Jason Heyward10 Day Injury ListKnee
Andrelton Simmons10 Day Injury ListShoulder
Wade Miley15 Day Injury ListShoulder
Kyle Hendricks15 Day Injury ListShoulder
Alec Mills15 Day Injury ListBack
Brad Wieck60 Day Injury ListElbow
Michael Hermosillo60 Day Injury ListQuadricep
Adbert Alzolay60 Day Injury ListShoulder
Codi Heuer60 Day Injury ListElbow
Ethan Roberts60 Day Injury ListElbow
Manuel Rodriguez60 Day Injury ListElbow

Last Time Out: Cardinals and Cubs

Yesterday, the Cardinals claimed a 6-0 victory over the Cubs, with Adam Wainwright (7.00 IP, 0 R, 6 H, 4 K) earning the win for the Cardinals. Paul Goldschmidt went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBI to lead the offensive attack. Keegan Thompson (4.00 IP, 5 R, 10 H, 1 K) picked up the loss for the Cubs.

Betting Trends

Cardinals Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Cardinals have won 34 out of the 53 games, or 64.2%, in which they’ve been favored. St. Louis has a record of 8-4 in games where bookmakers favor them by at least -178 on the moneyline. The moneyline for this contest implies a 64% chance of a victory for the Cardinals. St. Louis and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 47 of their 103 opportunities. The Cardinals are 55-48-0 ATS in their 103 games with a spread this season.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Paul Goldschmidt97.332 (1).412 (2).611 (4)6.0% (10)21.9% (93)11.7% (23)
Nolan Arenado95.292 (28).359 (28).532 (12)5.0% (21)12.7% (13)8.7% (72)
Tommy Edman100.255 (74).322 (85).367 (129)1.6% (127)18.1% (58)8.3% (78)
Dylan Carlson84.250 (87).317 (96).413 (87)2.1% (108)18.6% (65)7.5% (90)
Brendan Donovan76.280 (-).394 (-).373 (-)0.7% (-)18.3% (-)13.0% (-)

Cubs Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cubs have come away with 29 wins in the 73 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. This year, Chicago has won seven of 22 games when listed as at least +151 or worse on the moneyline. The Cubs have an implied victory probability of 39.8% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup. Chicago and their opponents have hit the over in 43 of their 102 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season. In 102 games with a line this season, the Cubs have a mark of 52-50-0 against the spread.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Ian Happ100.276 (40).357 (32).431 (66)2.2% (104)22.6% (96)10.2% (46)
Willson Contreras87.253 (79).369 (19).459 (46)3.7% (52)21.9% (93)9.8% (53)
Nico Hoerner87.294 (27).337 (59).416 (83)1.8% (120)11.1% (7)4.8% (142)
Patrick Wisdom98.224 (134).317 (96).451 (55)4.8% (24)33.2% (151)10.8% (36)
Christopher Morel64.269 (-).342 (-).467 (-)3.3% (-)29.0% (-)9.6% (-)

Cardinals vs. Cubs Picks and Predictions

Our pick for Cardinals vs. Cubs sees the Cardinals (-178 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the total, we recommend betting on the over on 8 runs.

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Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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