Kwang Hyun Kim Leads The St. Louis Cardinals To Battle Zach Davies And The Chicago Cubs

The St. Louis Cardinals are taking on the Chicago Cubs in St. Louis, Missouri, at Busch Stadium on July 10th 2021. This will be a great game for St. Louis fans and should have many people coming out to see it live!It seems as though the St. Louis Cardinals are doomed to never beat the Chicago Cubs, having not won in five games over the last few years and going down 10-5 on Friday night.This three-game series between these two teams is going on Saturday. It could be a pitcher’s duel.

 St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds & Line Movement

The US Sportsbooks opened up their sports betting lines with the Chicago Cubs listed as the -120 favorites. However, the online bookies have currently listed at -113 with the Cardinals listed at +103. The under is listed at seven runs. In the past eleven games St. Louis Cardinals played in July, the score has gone under the total eight out of the eleven times.


Notes On The St. Louis Cardinals

Kwang Hyun Kim had his best start of the season on Monday against the San Francisco Giants in St. Louis’s 5-3 victory. Kim now owns a 3.39 ERA and 1.28 WHIP through 14 starts in 2021. He has allowed one earned run or less in four of his last five starts.

The St. Louis Cardinals have been red hot recently, having defeated the San Francisco Giants in odd fashion.St. Louis has now lost each of its last five games at Wrigley Field in Chicago, a number that would be higher had it not won three straight before the Cubs series began.

The Cardinals finished the first half with their record at 22-14 but are currently just 21-32 with 53 games left in the season.The Cardinals ranked 27th in the majors for run-scoring in 2021 with an average of 3.96 runs per game, fourth lowest in all of baseball

Notes On The Chicago Cubs

Zach Davies has given up two earned runs or less in 5 of his last 6 starts, including a victory against the Cardinals on July 10, 2021. He pitched six scoreless innings with six strikeouts while giving up four hits and two walks.In 12 career starts against the Cardinals, Davies has compiled a 3.78 ERA and 1.26 WHIP with four quality starts and three wins (3-1). He has a 4.28 ERA over 19 innings pitched this season as well with 18 strikeouts to 10 walks (2-0).

The Cubs improved to 2-1 over their last three games after Friday’s win over the Cardinals. The Cubs were 0-11 over their previous 11 games before this surge in recent play.The Cardinals offense has been heating up lately, and it’s come alive with seven runs per game over its last four games since producing only 2.5 in the 10 before that.

The Cubs are significantly better at home this season with a 28-16 record than they have been on the road.Chicago has a chance to win on the road when it comes back from the All-Star break. They will play against Arizona and St. Louis who they have won against in recent games.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds, Lines Picks & Predictions

Online Sportsbook Betting Picks & Predictions: UNDER 7

The Chicago Cubs may be in a prolonged offensive slump, but the team’s pitching should be enough to keep them in this game.The St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs meet for the first time this year in a three-game series at Wrigley Field, beginning Saturday night with an 8:05 PM ET start.


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