Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals MLB Betting Lines

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The Cubs will play the Cardinals on Sunday, October 3rd, 2021 at 3:15 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 - A. Mills - R
  • Cardinals - J. Woodford - R

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Best Money Line Bets
Underdog

Chicago Cubs
Favorite

St. Louis Cardinals
+138 Sb3gen1 -149 Sb3gen1
+135 Sb3gen3 -155 Sb3gen2
+130 Sb3gen2 -160 Sb3gen3
Here are money lines for the outright winner. Favorite St. Louis Cardinals has a minus value. Lay $149 at Sb3gen1 to win $100. Underdog Chicago Cubs has a positive value. Risk $100 at Sb3gen1 to win $138.
Best Over and Under Total Lines
OverUnder
8.5o -115 Sb3gen1 8.5u -105 Sb3gen1
8.5o -115 Sb3gen2 8.5u -105 Sb3gen2
8.5o -115 Sb3gen3 8.5u -105 Sb3gen3
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 $115 to win $100. Sb3gen1 has the best under line of 8.5 u -105.
Best Underdog and Favorite Run Line Bets
Underdog

Chicago Cubs
Favorite

St. Louis Cardinals
+1.5 -145 Sb3gen1 -1.5 +125 Sb3gen1
+1.5 -145 Sb3gen2 -1.5 +125 Sb3gen2
+1.5 -145 Sb3gen3 -1.5 +125 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. Sb3gen1 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

Cached 2021-10-21 10:08:27
St. Louis Cardinals World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen

Cached 2021-10-21 10:08:27

Team Standings

Season Standings
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Strk L10
Chicago Cubs 71 91 0.438 36.0 71-91 39-42 W2 65-77
St. Louis Cardinals 90 72 0.556 17.0 90-72 45-36 L2 79-63

Chicago Cubs Batting Stats

2021 Chicago Cubs Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Ian Happ
CF
148 63 105 25 66 62 156 0.226
Willson Contreras
C
128 61 98 21 57 52 138 0.237
Patrick Wisdom
3B
106 54 78 28 61 32 153 0.231
Jason Heyward
RF
104 35 69 8 30 27 68 0.214
Rafael Ortega
LF
103 44 86 11 33 30 70 0.291
Matt Duffy
3B
98 45 83 5 30 25 63 0.287
David Bote
2B
97 32 58 8 35 27 73 0.199
Kris Bryant
3B
93 58 87 18 51 39 89 0.267
Anthony Rizzo
1B
92 41 80 14 40 36 59 0.248
Javier Baez
SS
91 48 83 22 65 15 131 0.248
Sergio Alcantara
SS
89 30 45 5 17 30 74 0.205
Eric Sogard
3B
78 16 42 1 12 9 30 0.249

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
2B
160 91 168 11 56 38 95 0.262
Paul Goldschmidt
1B
158 102 177 31 99 67 136 0.294
Nolan Arenado
3B
157 81 151 34 105 50 96 0.255
Dylan Carlson
RF
151 79 144 18 65 57 152 0.266
Tyler O'Neill
LF
141 89 138 34 80 38 168 0.286
Matt Carpenter
2B
130 18 35 3 21 35 77 0.169
Yadier Molina
C
121 45 111 11 66 24 79 0.252
Paul DeJong
SS
114 44 70 19 45 35 103 0.197
Edmundo Sosa
SS
113 39 78 6 27 17 63 0.271
Harrison Bader
CF
103 45 98 16 50 27 85 0.267
Giovanny Gallegos
RP
73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Genesis Cabrera
RP
71 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
32 14 7 0 0 181.0 131 1.35 4.77
Zach Davies
SP
32 6 12 0 0 148.0 114 1.60 5.78
Alec Mills
SP
32 6 7 1 0 119.0 87 1.44 5.07
Adbert Alzolay
SP
30 5 13 1 0 125.2 128 1.16 4.58
Jake Arrieta
SP
20 5 11 0 0 86.1 74 1.76 6.88
Justin Steele
RP
20 4 4 0 1 57.0 59 1.35 4.26
Trevor Williams
SP
13 4 2 0 0 58.2 61 1.53 5.06
Rex Brothers
RP
57 3 2 1 8 53.0 75 1.43 5.26
Keegan Thompson
SP
32 3 3 1 1 53.1 55 1.48 3.38
Codi Dalton Heuer
SP
25 3 3 2 4 28.2 17 1.15 3.14
Codi Heuer
RP
25 3 3 2 4 28.2 17 1.15 3.14
Manuel Rodriguez
RP
20 3 3 1 1 17.2 16 1.70 6.11

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
Adam Wainwright
SP
32 17 7 0 0 206.1 174 1.06 3.05
Alex Reyes
RP
70 10 8 29 3 72.1 95 1.35 3.24
Jack Flaherty
SP
17 9 2 0 0 78.1 85 1.06 3.22
Kwang Hyun Kim
SP
27 7 7 1 0 106.2 80 1.28 3.46
Giovanny Gallegos
RP
73 6 5 14 24 80.1 95 0.88 3.02
Ryan Helsley
RP
51 6 4 1 10 47.1 47 1.42 4.56
Matt Harvey
SP
27 6 14 0 0 123.1 93 1.52 6.28
Tanner Scott
RP
58 5 4 0 14 50.0 65 1.46 4.14
John Means
SP
20 5 6 0 0 114.1 104 1.00 3.46
J.A. Happ
SP
11 5 2 0 0 54.0 45 1.28 4.00
Genesis Cabrera
RP
71 4 5 0 28 70.0 77 1.26 3.73
Paul Fry
RP
52 4 5 2 11 47.1 60 1.52 6.08

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