Cardinals vs Cubs Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 24, 2022

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The Chicago Cubs (53-70) will host the St. Louis Cardinals (71-52), in the fourth game of a five-game series, Wednesday at 8:05 PM ET. The scheduled starters are Miles Mikolas (10-9) for the Cardinals, and Luke Farrell for the Cubs.

The Cardinals, even as the road team, are heavily favored (-217) to defeat the Cubs (+183). The over/under for this contest is set at 8.5.

Cardinals vs. Cubs Odds

Run Line

St. Louis Cardinals (-1.5)

Moneyline

Cardinals (-217)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -114, Under: -107)

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

  • Game Day: Wednesday, August 24, 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 Restricted List Personal

Cubs Injury Report

Name Status Injury
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
Jason Heyward 60 Day Injury List Knee
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

Jake Woodford (5.00 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 1 K) registered the win in the Cardinals’ 13-3 victory over the Cubs yesterday. Tyler O’Neill led the way offensively, going 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI. Adrian Sampson (3.00 IP, 5 R, 8 H, 0 K) took the loss for the Cubs.

Betting Trends

Cardinals Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Cardinals have been favored 70 times and won 48, or 68.6%, of those games. St. Louis is 5-1 this season when entering a game favored by -217 or more on the moneyline. The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 68.5% chance of a victory for the Cardinals. Games involving St. Louis have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 58 of 123 chances this season. The Cardinals have an ATS record of 69-54-0 in 123 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Paul Goldschmidt 117 .335 (1) .417 (1) .622 (2) 6.1% (5) 20.8% (84) 12.0% (15)
Nolan Arenado 115 .301 (10) .366 (21) .559 (4) 5.3% (15) 12.5% (13) 8.6% (74)
Tommy Edman 119 .253 (80) .316 (92) .373 (119) 1.8% (114) 18.0% (56) 7.9% (83)
Dylan Carlson 103 .243 (97) .316 (92) .395 (100) 1.9% (112) 18.6% (63) 8.4% (76)
Brendan Donovan 90 .296 (-) .406 (-) .386 (-) 0.6% (-) 16.6% (-) 12.8% (-)

Cubs Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cubs have come away with 36 wins in the 85 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. Chicago has a mark of 2-11 in contests where bookmakers favor them by +183 or worse on the moneyline. Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Cubs have a 35.3% chance of pulling out a win. Chicago’s games have gone over the total in 52 of their 123 opportunities. The Cubs are 64-59-0 against the spread in their 123 games that had a posted line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Willson Contreras 102 .248 (86) .357 (25) .472 (30) 4.5% (27) 20.9% (86) 9.4% (54)
Ian Happ 120 .274 (39) .349 (35) .444 (52) 2.7% (88) 23.9% (108) 9.6% (50)
Nico Hoerner 108 .286 (25) .334 (66) .404 (89) 1.7% (117) 11.5% (8) 5.6% (128)
Patrick Wisdom 115 .220 (129) .313 (100) .444 (52) 4.8% (21) 33.5% (144) 10.8% (31)
Christopher Morel 80 .261 (-) .326 (-) .460 (-) 3.7% (-) 30.1% (-) 8.4% (-)

Cardinals vs. Cubs Picks and Predictions

Our best pick for Cardinals vs. Cubs sees the Cardinals (-217 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. As for the over/under, we prefer 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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