Cardinals vs Cubs Odds, Picks & Predictions – August 4

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On Thursday, the Chicago Cubs (41-61) are visiting the St. Louis Cardinals (55-48), at 2:15 PM ET. The Cubs have lost three in a row. Miles Mikolas (8-8) will start for the Cardinals, and Marcus Stroman (4-5) for the Cubs.

At home, the Cardinals are favored to win on the moneyline (-159) over the Cubs (+135). The game’s total is 7.5.

Cardinals vs. Cubs Odds

Run Line

St. Louis Cardinals (-1.5)

Moneyline

Cardinals (-159)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -110, Under: -110)

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

  • Game Day: Thursday, August 4, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:15 PM ET
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Stadium: Busch Stadium

Cardinals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Juan Yepez 10 Day Injury List Forearm
Steven Matz 15 Day Injury List Knee
Drew VerHagen 15 Day Injury List Hip
Jack Flaherty 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Álex Reyes 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Tyler O’Neill Day-to-day Leg

Cubs Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Steven Brault 10 Day Injury List Illness
Jason Heyward 10 Day Injury List Knee
Andrelton Simmons 10 Day Injury List Shoulder
Wade Miley 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Kyle Hendricks 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Alec Mills 15 Day Injury List Back
Brad Wieck 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Michael Hermosillo 60 Day Injury List Quadricep
Adbert Alzolay 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Codi Heuer 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Ethan Roberts 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Manuel Rodriguez 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Last Time Out: Cardinals and Cubs

The Cardinals defeated the Cubs 6-0 Thursday, with Adam Wainwright getting the win (7.00 IP, 0 R, 6 H, 4 K) and Paul Goldschmidt leading the way offensively (going 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBI). Keegan Thompson (4.00 IP, 5 R, 10 H, 1 K) took the loss for the Cubs.

Betting Trends

Cardinals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cardinals have won 34, or 64.2%, of the 53 games they’ve played as favorites this season. St. Louis has a record of 17-11 in games where oddsmakers favor them by at least -159 on the moneyline. The implied probability of a win from the Cardinals, based on the moneyline, is 61.4%. St. Louis and its opponents have hit the over in 47 of their 103 games with a total this season. The Cardinals are 55-48-0 ATS in their 103 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Paul Goldschmidt 97 .332 (1) .412 (1) .611 (3) 6.0% (9) 21.9% (93) 11.7% (22)
Nolan Arenado 95 .292 (29) .359 (30) .532 (11) 5.0% (19) 12.7% (13) 8.7% (72)
Tommy Edman 100 .255 (74) .322 (87) .367 (131) 1.6% (126) 18.1% (58) 8.3% (78)
Dylan Carlson 84 .250 (88) .317 (96) .413 (86) 2.1% (107) 18.6% (62) 7.5% (91)
Brendan Donovan 76 .280 (-) .394 (-) .373 (-) 0.7% (-) 18.3% (-) 13.0% (-)

Cubs Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cubs have been underdogs in 73 games this season and have come away with the win 29 times (39.7%) in those contests. This year, Chicago has won 12 of 32 games when listed as at least +135 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Cubs have a 42.6% chance of walking away with the win. Chicago and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 43 of their 102 opportunities. The Cubs have an against the spread mark of 52-50-0 in 102 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Ian Happ 100 .276 (41) .357 (33) .431 (66) 2.2% (104) 22.6% (97) 10.2% (46)
Willson Contreras 87 .253 (79) .369 (18) .459 (44) 3.7% (50) 21.9% (93) 9.8% (52)
Nico Hoerner 87 .294 (26) .337 (59) .416 (82) 1.8% (118) 11.1% (7) 4.8% (142)
Patrick Wisdom 98 .224 (130) .317 (96) .451 (56) 4.8% (22) 33.2% (152) 10.8% (38)
Christopher Morel 64 .269 (-) .342 (-) .467 (-) 3.3% (-) 29.0% (-) 9.6% (-)

Cardinals vs. Cubs Picks and Predictions

Our recommended pick for this matchup is the Cardinals to win (-159 on the moneyline), while we project the total score will go over the total (7.5 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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