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Sportspicks.com MLB Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Baseball Betting Game Analysis Preview June 17, 2013

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The St. Cardinals 44-25 are at home on Monday when the Chicago Cubs 28-39 and meet at Busch Stadium.

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The Cubs are hoping  lefthander Travis Wood will continue to keep the score low and give the cubs a chance to win. Wood has a 5-5 record and a 2.65 ERA this season.

The Cardinals will counter Wood with Shelby Miller. Righthander Miller has a 2.21 ERA to go along with a 7-4 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 200-moneyline favorites versus the Cubs, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.

Chicago lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Mets on June 16. Bettors who backed the Mets at -110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, St. Louis was a 7-2 loser on the road against the Marlins. Bettors on Miami at +124 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Team records:
Chicago: 28-39 SU
St. Louis: 44-25 SU

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Monday are 1-9
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a loss are 9-1

A few trends to consider:
Chi Cubs are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs’s last 6 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
Chi Cubs are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games when playing St. Louis
Chi Cubs are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis’s last 7 games at home
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 10 of St. Louis’s last 13 games
St. Louis is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games at home

Next up:
St. Louis home to Chi Cubs, Tuesday, June 18

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