The St. Louis Cardinals (32-31) and Chicago Cubs (36-27) meet Saturday in the second game of their three-game set at Wrigley Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. ET. Let’s analyze BetMGM Sportsbook‘s lines around the Cardinals vs. Cubs odds with MLB picks and predictions.
Chicago won the first game of the series 8-5 Friday thanks to three home runs by OF Joc Pederson, C Willson Contreras and 1B Anthony Rizzo, and five scoreless innings pitched by the Cubs bullpen.
RHP John Gant is on the rubber for the Cardinals. Gant is 4-3 with 2.63 ERA (54 2/3 IP, 16 ER), 1.59 WHIP, 6.1 BB/9 and 6.8 K/9 across 11 starts.
- Last outing: No-decision with 4 IP, 7 ER, 7 H, 3 BB and 2 K in St. Louis’s 8-7 loss to the Cincinnati Reds Sunday.
- vs. Cubs on the current roster: 63 at-bats with a .206/.286/.302 slash line, 18/7 K/BB, 1 HR and 3 RBIs.
RHP Kyle Hendricks makes his 13th…