St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs - 7/29/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago Cubs (60-44) at St. Louis Cardinals (53-51)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 8:08 pm (New Busch Stadium)
K Hendricks (6-9) (4.05) vs. John Gant (3-3) (3.44)
The Line: St. Louis Cardinals -101 / Chicago Cubs -109 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
Sunday Night MLB features the Chicago Cubs visiting the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Chicago Cubs look to rebound from a 6-2 defeat at St. Louis on Saturday where neither the arms or bats were able to come through. Chicago starter Jose Quintana was charged with all six runs on six hits and three BB over three frames before three relievers tossed scoreless baseball over five innings.
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The Cubs logged seven hits and walked twice with Javier Baez supplying the offense with a two run homer in the 4th inning.
Kyle Hendricks toes the rubber for the Cubs in the final game of the series at St. Louis. Hendricks comes off of a 5-1 loss to the Diamondbacks with three runs plated on seven hits and two BB in five frames.
The St. Louis Cardinals rode outstanding work on the mound and a six run first inning explosion to a win versus the Cubs. St. Louis starter Miles Mikolas improved to 11-3 with a two run homer surrendered over six frames.
The Cardinals banged out nine hits and walked four times with Marcell Ozuna went 3-4 with a grand slam while Jose Martinez drove in a run and scored.
The Cardinals have named John Gant as the starter against the visiting Cubs on SNB. Gant defeated the Cubs 6-3 last time out with four hits and three given up over five scoreless innings.
Chicago are 17-8 in their last 25 overall and Chicago are 17-8 in their last 25 games on grass and under is 20-9 in Hendricks' last 29 on grass. Over is 9-3 in St. Louis last 12 overall and over is 9-3 in St. Louis last 12 on grass and St. Louis are 2-6 in their last 8 home games. Over is 7-3 in Hendricks' last 10 starts vs. St. Louis.
St. Louis has to keep winning to stay afloat in the NL Central and the Cubs are trying to pull away but I’m going with the over rather then the side…