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    The St. Louis Cardinals (44-54) visit the Chicago Cubs (46-51) on Saturday at Wrigley Field, beginning at 2:20 PM ET. The Cardinals are favored on the moneyline (-114), while the Cubs are -106 underdogs. The Cubs are the spread favorite () with odds, despite being the moneyline underdog. St. Louis’ Miles Mikolas starts against Chicago’s Michael Fulmer.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cardinals vs. Cubs

    • Game Day: Saturday, July 22, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:20 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Wrigley Field
    Cardinals vs Cubs Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Cardinals -114

    How Do I Watch the Cardinals vs. the Cubs?

    • TV Channel: MARQ

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals are seventh in MLB play with 133 home runs. They average 1.4 per game.
    • St. Louis is eighth in MLB with a .257 batting average.
    • The Cardinals are fourth in MLB with a .332 on-base percentage.
    • St. Louis’ 8.4 strikeouts per game rank 12th in the majors.
    • The Cardinals average 1.3 home runs per game when playing away from home this season (67 total in road contests).
    • St. Louis is slugging .417 with 3.1 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • On the road this season the team averages 8.3 hits per game and is batting .244.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Nolan Arenado leads St. Louis with 104 hits, batting .286 this season with 42 extra-base hits. He has an on-base percentage of .334 and a slugging percentage of .522.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in the majors, he is 20th in batting average, 63rd in on-base percentage, and 10th in slugging.
    • Arenado will look for his sixth straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last five outings he is hitting .381 with two doubles, a home run, a walk and 12 RBI.
    • Paul Goldschmidt leads St. Louis in slugging percentage (.468) thanks to 37 extra-base hits. He’s batting .283 with an on-base percentage of .371.
    • Among qualifying hitters, his batting average places him 28th, his on-base percentage 18th, and his slugging percentage 43rd.
    • Brendan Donovan leads St. Louis with an OBP of .372 this season while batting .284 with 33 walks and 42 runs scored.
    • Nolan Gorman has been key for St. Louis with 72 hits, an OBP of .321 plus a slugging percentage of .478.

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs have hit 108 homers this season, which ranks 17th in the league.
    • Chicago’s .251 batting average ranks 15th in the majors this season.
    • The Cubs have an on-base percentage of .329 this season, which ranks eighth in the league.
    • Chicago ranks 25th in strikeouts per game (9.2) among MLB offenses.
    • In 51 games at home this season, they’ve hit 58 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
    • Chicago has a team slugging percentage of .410 in home games this season with 134 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 8.6 base hits per game and batting .258 as a team at home this season.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Nico Hoerner has put up a team-high .379 slugging percentage. He’s batting .271 with an on-base percentage of .324.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, he is 47th in batting average, 85th in on-base percentage and 125th in slugging percentage.
    • Cody Bellinger is hitting .317 with 15 doubles, a triple, 13 home runs and 22 walks. He’s slugging .542 with an on-base percentage of .371.
    • Ian Happ a has .368 on-base percentage to pace the Cubs.
    • Christopher Morel is batting .263 with eight doubles, a triple, 15 home runs and 18 walks.

    Cardinals vs. Cubs Probable Pitchers

    Miles Mikolas (STL) Pitcher Michael Fulmer (CHC)
    6 – 5 W/L 1 – 5
    121.2 IP 42.2
    4.14 ERA 4.43
    1.266 WHIP 1.289
    6.1 K/9 9.7
    1.8 BB/9 4.4

    Cardinals vs. Cubs Injury Updates

    • Cardinals: Tommy Edman: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Drew VerHagen: 15 Day IL (Hip), Ryan Helsley: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Adam Wainwright: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Woodford: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Packy Naughton: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Wilking Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
    • Cubs: Dansby Swanson: 10 Day IL (Heel), Nick Madrigal: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Brandon Hughes: 60 Day IL (Knee), Nick Burdi: 60 Day IL (Appendicitis), Brad Boxberger: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Adrian Sampson: 60 Day IL (Knee), Ethan Roberts: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Codi Heuer: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Cardinals and Cubs (Last 10 Games)

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