Cardinals vs Cubs Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 23, 2022

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The St. Louis Cardinals (70-51) will visit the Chicago Cubs (52-69), in the third game of a five-game series, Tuesday at 8:05 PM ET. The starting pitchers are Jake Woodford for the Cardinals, and Adrian Sampson for the Cubs.

The Cardinals are currently a moderate moneyline favorite (-132) on the road at the Cubs (+113). The game has an over/under set at 8.5 runs.

Cardinals vs. Cubs Odds

Run Line

St. Louis Cardinals (-1.5)

Moneyline

Cardinals (-132)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -122, Under: +100)

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

  • Game Day: Tuesday, August 23, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:05 PM ET
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Stadium: Wrigley Field

Cardinals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Steven Matz 15 Day Injury List Knee
Jack Flaherty 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Drew VerHagen 60 Day Injury List Hip
Álex Reyes 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Ryan Helsley Paternity List Personal

Cubs Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Jason Heyward 10 Day Injury List Knee
Wade Miley 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Kyle Hendricks 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Alec Mills 15 Day Injury List Back
Keegan Thompson 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
Patrick Wisdom Day-to-day Finger

Last Time Out: Cardinals and Cubs

These clubs meet again after the Cubs’ 2-0 victory over the Cardinals Tuesday. Michael Rucker (2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 K) earned the win for the Cubs. Zach McKinstry went 1-for-3 to lead the team on offense. Adam Wainwright (6 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 3 K) was credited with the loss on the mound for the Cardinals.

Betting Trends

Cardinals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cardinals have entered the game as favorites 69 times this season and won 47, or 68.1%, of those games. St. Louis is 36-16 this season when entering a game favored by -132 or more on the moneyline. The Cardinals have a 56.9% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. St. Louis and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 57 of their 122 opportunities. The Cardinals are 68-54-0 against the spread in their 122 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Paul Goldschmidt 116 .337 (1) .419 (1) .628 (2) 6.2% (4) 20.7% (67) 12.1% (13)
Nolan Arenado 114 .297 (13) .362 (19) .551 (5) 5.2% (12) 12.6% (12) 8.7% (61)
Tommy Edman 118 .251 (71) .315 (83) .363 (109) 1.6% (99) 18% (48) 8% (70)
Lars Nootbaar 69 .246 (-) .361 (-) .456 (-) 3.4% (-) 22.1% (-) 15.4% (-)
Tyler O’Neill 74 .227 (-) .295 (-) .348 (-) 2.4% (-) 28.5% (-) 7.8% (-)

Cubs Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cubs have been chosen as underdogs in 84 games this year and have walked away with the win 36 times (42.9%) in those games. This year, Chicago has won 23 of 60 games when listed as at least +113 or worse on the moneyline. The Cubs have an implied victory probability of 46.9% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Chicago and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 51 of their 122 opportunities. The Cubs have posted a record of 64-58-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Willson Contreras 102 .248 (74) .357 (22) .472 (26) 4.5% (22) 20.9% (70) 9.4% (49)
Ian Happ 119 .275 (32) .350 (27) .446 (41) 2.7% (78) 24% (89) 9.6% (45)
Nico Hoerner 107 .288 (21) .336 (50) .406 (74) 1.7% (98) 11.5% (6) 5.6% (107)
Patrick Wisdom 114 .219 (107) .314 (86) .444 (43) 4.8% (17) 33.6% (121) 10.9% (29)
Seiya Suzuki 82 .247 (-) .319 (-) .416 (-) 3% (-) 25.9% (-) 9% (-)

Cardinals vs. Cubs Picks and Predictions

Our top pick for Cardinals vs. Cubs sees the Cardinals (-132 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. As for the total, we pick the over on 8.5 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

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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