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The Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals kick off Friday's MLB slate with an afternoon game at Wrigley Field. Can the Cubs turn things around? Matt McCuen shares his St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs prediction, betting pick, and the latest odds.
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St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs Prediction, Betting Pick, and Latest Odds

The Chicago Cubs will host the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday afternoon.

Wrigley Field will be the site for this NL Central rivalry.

The Cardinals roll into this contest with a pair of wins over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Cardinals vs. Cubs DATE, TIME, AND WHERE TO WATCH

  • Date: June 14, 2024
  • Start Time: 2:20 p.m. ET
  • Where to Watch: MLB Extra Innings

Cardinals vs. Cubs Odds

  • Spread: Cardinals +1 (-162), Cubs -1 (+133)
  • Total Odds: O 8 (+100), U 8 (-115)
  • Moneyline Odds: Cardinals (+102), Cubs (-120)

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs Prediction

The wins improved the Red Birds' record to 33-34.

With a win tonight, St. Louis will get back to the .500 mark.

St. Louis trails the first-place Brewers by 6.5 games in the division.

Second baseman Nolan Gorman leads the team with 15 home runs and 33 runs batted in.

Rookie Masyn Winn leads the team with a .302 batting average.

Nolan Arenado leads the squad with 65 hits on the season.

Veteran Kyle Gibson will get the nod today. Gibson is 4-2 with a 3.76 ERA.

The Cubs roll into this game with a record of 33-36.

Chicago got off to a strong start this year but has struggled as of late.

This Cubs squad has lost six of their last ten games.

Chicago has lost their last two series.

Cody Bellinger leads the Cubs with a batting average of .267.

Christopher Morel leads the team with 13 home runs and 40 runs batted in.

Nico Hoerner has added 55 hits, ranking second on the squad.

Jordan Wicks will toe the rubber today. Wicks is 1-2 with a 4.44 ERA.

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs Betting Pick

How can we not ride the Cubs at Wrigley on a Friday afternoon?

Despite their poor play as of late, this Cubs team will turn things around sooner rather than later.

Gibson has pitched above his abilities early in the season and is a regression candidate.

Let’s stay hot on the diamond today!

Pick: Chicago Cubs ML -120 Click here to see which sportsbook has the best odds

Cardinals vs. Cubs SYSTEM PROJECTIONS - JUNE 14

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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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