Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Total: 8.5

Cubs -125

Game Play Predictions

Chicago Cubs

  • Kyle Hendricks has allowed three earned runs or less in five straight starts but has only thrown more than five innings in one of those games.

  • Hendricks is 1-0 with a 5.06 ERA in two starts against the Cardinals this season.

  • The current Cardinals lineup has hit .279 in their careers against Kyle Hendricks .

  • As an offense since the All-Star break, the Cubs rank 15th in AVG and 19th in OPS.

  • Anthony Rizzo has been the Cubs hottest hitter slashing .400/.512/.629 over his last 10 games. He’s 4-for-5 off Cardinals starter John Gant .

  • Javier Báez has at least one hit in six of his last seven games and is hitting .353 over his last 10. He has hit .330 in the month of July.

  • Willson Contreras hasn’t had an extra-base hit over his seven games and has just one over his last 10 games.

  • Addison Russell has two hits over his last 19 at-bats and is only hitting .256 versus right-handed pitching this year.

  • All 19 of Kyle Schwarber ’s home runs have come against right-handed pitching this year. He has a .279 ISO against them.

  • With Kris Bryant on the DL, David Bote has been getting a chance to play and has taken advantage of it by hitting .421 over his last 10 games while posting a 1.345 OPS.


St. Louis Cardinals

  • In his last start, John Gant only last one inning, throwing 28 pitches while allowing two earned runs and five base runners to reach.

  • Gant has faced the Cubs once this year, throwing five scoreless innings on July 21st.

  • Cubs hitters are only 6-for-27 off of John Gant .

  • Matt Carpenter has slashed .351/.467/.919 over his last 10 games. He has hit six homers over that span.

  • Yadier Molina is riding a six-game hitting streak and has hit .417 over his last 10 contests.

  • Tommy Pham is only three for his last 19 at the plate. He, however, is 4-for-11 with a homer off of Kyle Hendricks .

  • Marcell Ozuna is 6-for-16 with a homer and six RBI off of Kyle Hendricks .

  • Jose Martinez is hitting .301 with a .362 wOBA at home this season.

  • Dexter Fowler is hitting .180 on the year and .181 versus right-handed pitching as well.