Cardinals vs Cubs Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Jun 3

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  • The Cardinals (29-22) are -1.5 vs the Cubs (22-29)
  • Cardinals starting pitcher: Miles Mikolas (3-3), 2.67 ERA
  • Cubs starting pitcher: Marcus Stroman (2-4), 3.946 ERA
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The St. Louis Cardinals (-105) visit Wrigley Field to take on the Chicago Cubs (-115) on Friday, June 3, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 10:20am EDT in Chicago.

The Cardinals are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (+155).

The Cardinals vs Cubs Over/Under is 8 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Cardinals are 29-22 against the spread (ATS), while the Cubs are 29-22 ATS.

Cardinals vs. Cubs Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Cardinals-1.5 +150O 8.5 -105-105
Cubs+1.5 -185U 8.5 -115-115

Cardinals vs Cubs Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Cubs will win Friday‘s matchup with 77.9% confidence.

This prediction looks at dozens of factors, including starting pitchers, recent team trends, hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Cardinals and Cubs and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Cardinals Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Cardinals players for Friday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Paul Goldschmidt has hit the Total Bases Over in 20 of his last 24 games (+17.35 Units / 63% ROI)
  • Paul Goldschmidt has hit the Runs Over in 14 of his last 19 games (+10.60 Units / 52% ROI)
  • Paul Goldschmidt has hit the Hits Over in 12 of his last 15 games (+9.75 Units / 35% ROI)
  • Juan Yepez has hit the Runs Over in his last 5 away games (+6.75 Units / 135% ROI)
  • Tommy Edman has hit the Hits Over in his last 5 away games (+6.55 Units / 83% ROI)

Best Cubs Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Cubs players for Friday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Frank Schwindel has hit the Singles Under in 12 of his last 15 games (+8.05 Units / 40% ROI)
  • Frank Schwindel has hit the RBIs Over in 10 of his last 19 games (+7.95 Units / 42% ROI)
  • Christopher Morel has hit the Hits Over in 10 of his last 11 games (+7.95 Units / 37% ROI)
  • Willson Contreras has hit the Runs Over in 7 of his last 8 games (+6.50 Units / 69% ROI)
  • Willson Contreras has hit the Hits Over in 7 of his last 8 games (+6.00 Units / 39% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the Team Total Over in 14 of their last 19 games (+8.65 Units / 39% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the 1H Total Over in 17 of their last 28 games (+6.95 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the Moneyline in 12 of their last 19 games (+5.40 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the 1H Run Line in 9 of their last 13 games (+5.10 Units / 35% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the Run Line in 26 of their last 46 games (+4.85 Units / 8% ROI)
  • The Chicago Cubs have hit the Team Total Over in 18 of their last 24 games (+11.65 Units / 42% ROI)
  • The Chicago Cubs have hit the 1H Total Over in 30 of their last 50 games (+11.40 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Chicago Cubs have hit the Run Line in 17 of their last 24 games (+10.65 Units / 32% ROI)
  • The Chicago Cubs have hit the 1H Run Line in 17 of their last 24 games (+9.70 Units / 35% ROI)
  • The Chicago Cubs have hit the Game Total Over in 10 of their last 14 games (+5.80 Units / 37% ROI)

Cardinals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Cardinals have gone 28-23 against the Run Line (+3.5 Units / 5.26% ROI).

  • 29-22 when betting on the Moneyline for +2.95 Units / 4.52% ROI
  • 25-23 when betting on the total runs Over for -0.45 Units / -0.8% ROI
  • 23-25 when betting on the total runs Under for -4.4 Units / -7.82% ROI

Cubs Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Cardinals have gone 29-22 against the Run Line (+4.3 Units / 6.37% ROI).

  • 22-29 when betting on the Moneyline for -6.3 Units / -10.9% ROI
  • 25-24 when betting on the total runs Over for -1.15 Units / -2.04% ROI
  • 24-25 when betting on the total runs Under for -3.25 Units / -5.81% ROI

Miles Mikolas has a strikeout rate of just 19% (11 SO in 59 PAs) on low non-fastballs this season — 3rd lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 35% — fourth Percentile.

Miles Mikolas has a first-pitch strike rate of 69% (171/246) this season — 4th highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 62% — 95th Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of just 18% (89/493) against Miles Mikolas this season — 9th lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 25% — 10th Percentile.

Miles Mikolas has walked 4 of 121 right-handed batters (3%) this season — tied for 6th best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 6% — 93rd Percentile.

Marcus Stroman: Cubs Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Marcus Stroman has pitched 11.2 straight innings without allowing an earned run — Clay Holmes has the longest active streak at 25.1.

Opponents have a chase percentage of 44% (31/70) against Marcus Stroman with runners in scoring position this season — tied for 3rd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 23 total IP; League Avg: 31% — 98th Percentile.

Marcus Stroman has thrown his curveball 36% of the time (610/1,684) against right-handed batters since the start of last season — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 18% — 100th Percentile.

Right-handed batters are hitting just .115 (3-for-26) against Marcus Stroman in his last two starts — tied for 2nd best in MLB over the last two weeks; League Avg: .252 — 98th Percentile.

Cardinals hitters have 164 extra-base hits out of 375 total hits (44%) against LHP since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 35%.

Cardinals hitters are slugging .468 against LHP since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .408.

Cardinals hitters have 191 extra-base hits out of 447 total hits (43%) against LHP since the start of 2020 — best in MLB; League Avg: 36%.

The Cardinals are batting just .142 in lefty-lefty matchups since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .228.

The Cubs are batting just .149 with two-strikes since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .167.

Cubs hitters have an OPS of just .339 (40 PA’s) in lefty-lefty matchups this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .649.

Cubs hitters have 1,505 strikeouts in 5,720 PA’s (26%) against RHP since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 23%.

Cubs hitters have grounded into 35 double plays in 259 opportunities (14%) in close and late situations since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 9%.

Opponents have a groundball rate of 47% against Cardinals pitchers this season — 2nd highest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

Cardinals pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 20% since the start of last season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 23%.

Opponents have a miss rate of just 23% against Cardinals pitchers since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 26%.

Cardinals pitchers have walked 47 of 452 batters (10%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

The Cubs pitchers have allowed their opponents to score first in just 33% of their games this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 50%.

The Cubs have won just 26% of home games in which their opponents scored first since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 36%.

Opponents have a groundball rate of 46% against Cubs pitchers since the start of last season — 4th highest in MLB; League Avg: 44%.

The Cubs have won just 9% of home games in which their opponents scored first this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 32%.

Cubs vs. Cardinals Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Todd Smyly (Cubs): Oblique, D15
  • Manuel Rodríguez (Cubs): Elbow, D60
  • David Bote (Cubs): Undisclosed, D60
  • Bradley Wieck (Cubs): Elbow, D60
  • Sean Newcomb (Cubs): Ankle, D15
  • Codi Heuer (Cubs): Elbow, D60
  • Jonathan Villar (Cubs): Mouth, D10
  • Wade Miley (Cubs): Shoulder, D15
  • Yan Gomes (Cubs): Oblique, D10
  • Michael Hermosillo (Cubs): COVID, D10
  • Seiya Suzuki (Cubs): Finger, D10
  • Alec Mills (Cubs): Back, D10
  • Adbert Alzolay (Cubs): Shoulder, D60
  • Ethan Roberts (Cubs): Shoulder, D60
  • Alexander Reyes (Cardinals): Shoulder, D60
  • Nolan Gorman (Cardinals): Back, Day-to-Day
  • Tyler O’Neill (Cardinals): Shoulder, D10
  • Dylan Carlson (Cardinals): Hamstring, D10
  • Jordan Hicks (Cardinals): Forearm, D15
  • Steven Matz (Cardinals): Shoulder, D15
  • Jack Flaherty (Cardinals): Shoulder, D60

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