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The St. Louis Cardinals will face off with the Chicago Cubs tonight for Sunday Night Baseball. How will this game go with two aces on the mound? Matt McCuen shares his Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals prediction and betting pick.

Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals Prediction, Betting Pick, and Latest Odds

The St. Louis Cardinals will face off with the Chicago Cubs tonight.

Busch Stadium will be the site for this classic NL Central affair.

St. Louis stormed back yesterday to win game one.


  • Date: May 26, 2024
  • Start Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
  • Where to Watch: ESPN

Cubs vs. Cardinals Odds

  • Spread: Cubs -1.5 (-185), Cardinals +1.5 (+158)
  • Total: O 7.5 (+100), U 7.5 (-114)
  • Moneyline Odds: Cubs (+120), Cardinals (-136)

Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals Prediction

The Cardinals' win pushed their record to 24-26.

St. Louis has been playing better lately, winning eight of their last ten games and four in a row.

This talented group knows they are better than their record indicates.

22-year-old shortstop Masyn Winn leads the Red Birds with a batting average of .301.

Second baseman Nolan Gorman leads the team with eight home runs.

Brendan Donovan leads the squad with 24 runs batted in this season.

The Cardinals ace Sonny Gray, who will get the rock today. Gray is 6-2 with a 2.87 ERA.

Chicago begins this contest with a 27-25 record.

It has been a solid start to the season for the Cubs, who have their eyes on winning the NL Central.

The Cubs begin this game trailing the Brewers by 3.5 games in the Central.

Chicago has lost seven of their last ten games.

Second baseman Nico Hoerner leads the team with a .263 batting average.

Christopher Morel leads the team with nine home runs and 33 runs batted in.

Cody Bellinger has added seven home runs and 23 RBIs.

Javier Assad will get the call tonight. The righty has been outstanding with a 4-0 with a 1.70 ERA.

Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals Betting Pick

We are betting on two of the best arms in baseball tonight.

Assad has been lights out this year and has great numbers against the Cardinals. He has held St Louis to a .184 batting average in 38 at-bats.

Gray has been locked in this season.

Outside of two starts this year, he has allowed two runs or fewer in all of his starts.

Pick: Cardinals/Cubs NRFI -130 Click here to see which sportsbook has the best odds


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Article Author


Matt McCuen is a native of Delco, PA. He has been working in the sports gambling industry and creating content for the last few years. He is an expert in numerous different sports, including the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and collegiate sports. You can follow Matt on Twitter at @DeadPresPicks.


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