Cardinals vs Cubs Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Jun 5

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  • The Cardinals (31-23) are -130 favorites vs the Cubs (23-31)
  • Cardinals starting pitcher: Adam Wainwright (5-4), 2.74 ERA
  • Cubs starting pitcher: Justin Steele (1-5), 5.40 ERA
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The St. Louis Cardinals (-130) visit Wrigley Field to take on the Chicago Cubs (+110) on Sunday, June 5, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 7:08pm EDT in Chicago.

The Cardinals are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (+120).

The Cardinals vs Cubs Over/Under is 8.5 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Cardinals are 31-23 against the spread (ATS), while the Cubs are 30-24 ATS.

Cardinals vs. Cubs Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Cardinals-1.5 +120O 8.5 -115-130
Cubs +1.5 -145U 8.5 -105+110

Cardinals vs Cubs Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Cardinals will win Sunday‘s matchup with 68.7% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player 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 Sunday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Juan Yepez has hit the Runs Over in 5 of his last 6 away games (+5.75 Units / 96% ROI)
  • Harrison Bader has hit the Singles Over in 5 of his last 6 games (+4.90 Units / 82% ROI)
  • Harrison Bader has hit the Hits Over in 5 of his last 6 games (+4.00 Units / 42% ROI)
  • Juan Yepez has hit the Total Bases Under in 4 of his last 5 away games (+3.00 Units / 40% ROI)
  • Juan Yepez has hit the Hits Over in 5 of his last 6 games (+2.80 Units / 27% ROI)

Best Cubs Player Prop Best Bets Today

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

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  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the Team Total Over in 16 of their last 22 games (+9.80 Units / 39% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the Run Line in 28 of their last 49 games (+6.80 Units / 11% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the 1H Run Line in 11 of their last 16 games (+6.60 Units / 38% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the Moneyline in 14 of their last 22 games (+6.30 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the 1H Total Over in 18 of their last 31 games (+5.80 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Chicago Cubs have hit the Team Total Over in 21 of their last 27 games (+14.80 Units / 47% ROI)
  • The Chicago Cubs have hit the 1H Total Over in 31 of their last 53 games (+10.25 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Chicago Cubs have hit the Run Line in 18 of their last 27 games (+8.35 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Chicago Cubs have hit the 1H Run Line in 18 of their last 27 games (+7.80 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The Chicago Cubs have hit the Game Total Over in 12 of their last 17 games (+6.75 Units / 36% ROI)

Cardinals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Cardinals have gone 30-24 against the Run Line (+5.45 Units / 7.84% ROI).

  • 31-23 when betting on the Moneyline for +3.85 Units / 5.61% ROI
  • 27-24 when betting on the total runs Over for +0.5 Units / 0.84% ROI
  • 24-27 when betting on the total runs Under for -5.7 Units / -9.55% ROI

Cubs Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Cardinals have gone 30-24 against the Run Line (+2 Units / 2.76% ROI).

  • 23-31 when betting on the Moneyline for -7.4 Units / -12.13% ROI
  • 27-25 when betting on the total runs Over for -0.2 Units / -0.34% ROI
  • 25-27 when betting on the total runs Under for -4.55 Units / -7.66% ROI

Adam Wainwright has thrown off-speed pitches 68% of the time (566/827) when he’s behind in the count since the start of last season — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 38% — 100th Percentile.

Adam Wainwright has a strikeout rate of 30% (10 SO in 33 PAs) in PAs ending on inside fastballs this season — 2nd best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 15% — 98th Percentile.

Adam Wainwright has thrown off-speed pitches 68% of the time (702/1,026) when he’s behind in the count since the start of 2020 — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 38% — 100th Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of just 15% (60/404) against Adam Wainwright this season — lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 25% — first Percentile.

Justin Steele: Cubs Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Justin Steele has allowed a slugging percentage of .950 (19 Total Bases / 20 ABs) on low fastballs this season — 4th highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 24 total IP; League Avg: .435 — third Percentile.

Opponents are hitting .600 (12-for-20) against Justin Steele on low fastballs this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 24 total IP; League Avg: .276 — 0 Percentile.

Opponents have a chase percentage of just 15% (39/257) against Justin Steele in non-two strike counts this season — 2nd lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 24 total IP; League Avg: 23% — first Percentile.

Justin Steele has walked 16 of 117 batters (14%) versus hitters not batting 3-4-5 in the order this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 24 total IP; League Avg: 7% — 0 Percentile.

Cardinals Keys to the Game vs. the Cubs

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Cubs Keys to the Game vs. the Cardinals

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Cardinals hitters have an OBP of .351 (388 PA’s) against LHP this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .314.

Cardinals hitters have an OPS of .801 (388 PA’s) against LHP this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .700.

Cardinals hitters have 164 extra-base hits out of 377 total hits (43%) against LHP since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 35%.

Cardinals hitters are slugging .467 against LHP since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .408.

Cubs hitters have 1,526 strikeouts in 5,830 PA’s (26%) against RHP since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 23%.

Cubs hitters have an OPS of just .372 (45 PA’s) in lefty-lefty matchups this season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .649.

The Cubs are batting .393 on the first pitch of at-bats this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .335.

The Cubs are batting just .151 with two-strikes since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .167.

Cardinals pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 39% with two-strikes since the start of last season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

Cardinals pitchers have walked 178 of 1,898 batters (9%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of last season — 2nd highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Cardinals pitchers have walked 50 of 479 batters (10%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning this season — tied for highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Cardinals pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 20% this season — 5th lowest in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

The Cubs have won just 12% of games in which their opponents scored first this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 29%.

The Cubs pitchers have allowed their opponents to score first in just 32% of their games this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 50%.

The Cubs pitchers have allowed division opponents to score first in just 22% 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 — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 36%.

Cubs vs. Cardinals Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Todd Smyly (Cubs): Oblique, D15
  • Manuel Rodríguez (Cubs): Elbow, D60
  • David Bote (Cubs): Shoulder, 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): Quad, D60
  • Adbert Alzolay (Cubs): Shoulder, D60
  • Ethan Roberts (Cubs): Shoulder, D60
  • Alexander Reyes (Cardinals): Shoulder, D60
  • Tyler O’Neill (Cardinals): Shoulder, D10
  • Dylan Carlson (Cardinals): Hamstring, D10
  • McKenzie Dickerson (Cardinals): Left Calf, Day-to-Day
  • Jordan Hicks (Cardinals): Forearm, D15
  • Steven Matz (Cardinals): Shoulder, D15
  • Jack Flaherty (Cardinals): Shoulder, D60

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