Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals MLB Betting Lines

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The Cubs will play the Cardinals on Sunday, May 23rd, 2021 at 7:08 pm ET. Check network listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage. Our opening pitch flys at Eastern Standard, make sure you adjust for your local timezone.

Matchup Pitchers
  • Cubs - Z. Davies - R
  • Cardinals - A. Wainwright - R

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Best Money Line Bets
Underdog
Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs
Favorite
St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis Cardinals
+114 Sb3gen1 -124 Sb3gen1
+112 Sb3gen2 -130 Sb3gen3
+110 Sb3gen3 -132 Sb3gen2
Here are money lines for the outright winner. Favorite St. Louis Cardinals has a minus value. Lay $124 at Sb3gen1 to win $100. Underdog Chicago Cubs has a positive value. Risk $100 at Sb3gen1 to win $114.
Best Over and Under Total Lines
OverUnder
8.5o -125 Sb3gen1 9u -115 Sb3gen2
9o +100 Sb3gen3 9u -120 Sb3gen3
9o -105 Sb3gen2 8.5u +105 Sb3gen1
The over under line estimates the combined total of each team's final score. Sb3gen1 has the best over line of 8.5 points laying $125 to win $100. Sb3gen2 has the best under line of 9 u -115.
Best Underdog and Favorite Run Line Bets
Underdog
Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs
Favorite
St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis Cardinals
+1.5 -175 Sb3gen2 -1.5 +160 Sb3gen1
+1.5 -180 Sb3gen1 -1.5 +155 Sb3gen2
+1.5 -185 Sb3gen3 -1.5 +155 Sb3gen3
SportsBetting3.com has analyzed the latest lines. Review our "Best Run Line Bets" table above to smash the books this Sunday. Sb3gen1 has the best favorite St. Louis Cardinals run line at -1.5 points. Sb3gen2 has the best underdog Chicago Cubs run line at +1.5 points.

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MLB World Series Odds

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Chicago Cubs World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen
Chicago CubsChicago Cubs

Cached 2021-06-15 18:51:31
St. Louis Cardinals World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen
St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals

Cached 2021-06-15 18:51:31

Team Standings

Season Standings
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Strk L10
St. Louis CardinalsChicago Cubs 38 29 0.567 4.5 24-10 14-19 L2 6-4
St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals 34 33 0.507 8.5 18-15 16-18 W2 3-7

Chicago Cubs Batting Stats

2021 Chicago Cubs Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Kris Bryant
3B
62 40 66 13 39 26 59 0.292
Willson Contreras
C
60 32 48 11 26 24 66 0.238
Anthony Rizzo
1B
60 28 55 8 30 27 31 0.259
Eric Sogard
3B
59 16 31 1 10 8 23 0.248
Javier Baez
SS
58 33 51 15 42 7 88 0.235
Ian Happ
CF
55 22 34 8 18 28 62 0.193
Joc Pederson
LF
51 24 44 9 26 15 53 0.244
David Bote
2B
49 16 29 5 23 13 36 0.201
Jason Heyward
RF
47 18 25 4 13 16 39 0.166
Matt Duffy
3B
38 16 25 1 12 11 18 0.278
Jake Marisnick
CF
33 12 17 4 15 5 21 0.270
Andrew Chafin
RP
29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000

St. Louis Cardinals Batting Stats

2021 St. Louis Cardinals Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Tommy Edman
3B
67 36 73 4 18 16 35 0.264
Nolan Arenado
3B
66 33 70 12 44 17 38 0.273
Dylan Carlson
LF
66 33 62 6 27 27 66 0.265
Paul Goldschmidt
1B
65 36 63 9 33 23 62 0.252
Matt Carpenter
DH
59 11 19 3 17 19 37 0.178
Justin Williams
RF
51 10 19 4 11 17 46 0.160
Tyler O'Neill
LF
48 30 48 15 33 7 62 0.287
Yadier Molina
C
47 20 45 7 28 11 37 0.269
Edmundo Sosa
SS
42 11 26 1 7 6 21 0.260
Paul DeJong
SS
40 19 24 8 19 17 37 0.171
Andrew Knizner
C
31 11 16 0 2 8 19 0.203
Alex Reyes
RP
31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000

Chicago Cubs Pitching Stats

2021 Chicago Cubs Pitching
Top 12 by Wins and Games Played
Player GP W L SV HLD IP K WHIP ERA
Kyle Hendricks
SP
13 8 4 0 0 74.2 58 1.35 4.46
Jake Arrieta
SP
13 5 7 0 0 63.0 51 1.46 5.14
Zach Davies
SP
14 4 3 0 0 67.1 43 1.47 4.01
Adbert Alzolay
SP
11 4 5 0 0 57.2 62 1.04 4.06
Keegan Thompson
SP
14 3 1 0 1 24.1 28 1.44 1.85
Trevor Williams
SP
10 3 2 0 0 43.2 49 1.60 5.36
Rex Brothers
RP
26 2 0 1 7 22.1 37 1.21 2.82
Alec Mills
SP
14 2 1 1 0 28.0 21 1.54 6.11
Justin Steele
RP
11 2 0 0 1 13.1 21 1.05 2.03
Craig Kimbrel
RP
28 1 2 18 0 27.1 45 0.70 0.66
Dan Winkler
RP
26 1 0 0 6 23.2 24 1.18 0.76
Tommy Nance
RP
13 1 0 0 4 12.0 14 0.92 0.75

St. Louis Cardinals Pitching Stats

2021 St. Louis Cardinals Pitching
Top 12 by Wins and Games Played
Player GP W L SV HLD IP K WHIP ERA
Jack Flaherty
SP
11 8 1 0 0 62.0 67 1.03 2.90
Alex Reyes
RP
31 4 2 17 0 33.0 46 1.33 0.82
Giovanny Gallegos
RP
30 4 1 1 11 37.2 44 0.69 2.15
Adam Wainwright
SP
14 4 5 0 0 79.2 73 1.14 3.95
John Gant
SP
12 4 4 0 0 56.1 42 1.65 3.36
Ryan Helsley
RP
29 3 4 1 4 26.1 23 1.56 6.15
Carlos Martinez
SP
12 3 7 0 0 65.0 44 1.23 5.54
Genesis Cabrera
RP
31 1 2 0 9 31.1 37 1.28 2.59
Daniel Ponce de Leon
SP
15 1 1 2 0 22.2 17 1.59 6.75
Jake Woodford
SP
13 1 0 0 0 20.1 18 1.33 3.98
Kwang Hyun Kim
SP
10 1 4 0 0 46.0 42 1.35 3.72
Tyler Webb
RP
22 0 0 0 2 16.1 14 2.51 13.22

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