Cardinals vs Cubs MLB Preview (6/14/24): Lineups, Odds, Stats, & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on June 14, 2024 - Last Updated on June 17, 2024
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The St. Louis Cardinals are set to play the Chicago Cubs on June 14, at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL. The game, scheduled for 2:20 PM, will be broadcast on MARQ. Both teams have MLB Betting Odds of -110, indicating expectations for an even contest. The game is forecasted to be played under clear skies with a high of 75°F.

Cardinals vs Cubs MLB Betting Odds Preview

Both the Cubs and Cardinals enter this game with even odds on the moneyline, according to major Ohio sportsbooks. The over/under is set at 8.0, while the run line is set at -1.5 in the Cub’s favor with +182 odds. Thus, individuals interested in betting on the Cubs can make more money by betting on their run line.

  • Bet365: Cubs -110, over/under 8.0
  • BetMGM: Cubs -110 over/under 8.0
  • Caesars: Cubs -110, over/under 8.0
  • BetRivers: Cubs -110, over/under 8.0

MLB odds are subject to change for Cardinals vs. Cubs.

Cardinals vs. Cubs projected starting lineups

Cardinals starting lineup

  1. SS Masyn Winn (R)
  2. LF Brendan Donovan (L)
  3. 1B Paul Goldschmidt (R)
  4. 3B Nolan Arenado (R)
  5. C Iván Herrera (R)
  6. DH Alec Burleson (L)
  7. RF Dylan Carlson (S)
  8. 2B Nolan Gorman (L)
  9. CF Michael Siani (L)

Cubs starting lineup

  1. DH Mike Tauchman (L)
  2. RF Seiya Suzuki (R)
  3. CF Cody Bellinger (L)
  4. 3B Christopher Morel (R)
  5. LF Ian Happ (S)
  6. 2B Nico Hoerner (R)
  7. 1B Michael Busch (L)
  8. SS Dansby Swanson (R)
  9. C Miguel Amaya (R)

Cardinals vs. Cubs Projected Starters

(STL) Kyle Gibson (R)4-23.761.2620.79.3
(CHC) Jordan Wicks (L)1-24.441.4823.87.9

Cardinals vs Cubs Injuries

Cardinals: Key injuries include Steven Matz (SP) with a back strain expected to return in late June, Willson Contreras (100) out with a forearm fracture aiming for an early July return, and Tommy Edman (SS) sidelined with a wrist sprain, also expected back in early July.

Cubs: Notable injuries feature Adbert Alzolay (RP) with a forearm strain on the 60-day injured list, Julian Merryweather (RP) dealing with a rib stress fracture expected back in July, and Caleb Kilian (SP) out with a Teres Major strain targeting a July return.

St. Louis Cardinals Current Season Performance

The St. Louis Cardinals enter today’s game as the 2nd place teamin the NL Central Division with a record of 33-34. They are 5-5 in their last ten games, coming off a 2-game streak. Key season stats for MLB betting analysis include:

  • Runs per game: 3.9
  • BattingAverage: .237
  • HomeRuns: 64
  • StolenBases: 34
  • EarnedRunAverage: 4.03
  • PitchingStrikeouts: 564

Chicago Cubs Current Season Performance

The Chicago Cubs, meanwhile, enter this game as the 4th place team in the NL Central Division with a record of 33-35. Like the Cardinals, the Cubs also have a 5-5 record over their last 10 games. Season-long stats for the Cubs include:

  • Runs per game: 4.3
  • BattingAverage: .230
  • HomeRuns: 67
  • StolenBases: 53
  • EarnedRunAverage: 3.94
  • PitchingStrikeouts: 600

Match Player Stats: Cardinals vs Cubs

For the Cardinals, Masyn Winn leads with a .302 batting average, while Nolan Gorman dominates in home runs (15) and RBIs (33). Paul Goldschmidt is a crucial runner, topping the charts with 33 runs. Sonny Gray’s recent quality start, featuring nine strikeouts and a 3.01 ERA, boosts the Cardinals’ pitching strength. On the Cubs’ side, Cody Bellinger stands out with a .267 batting average and has recently hit his ninth homer, marking a significant contribution to the Cubs’ offense with a .293 average. Nico Hoerner leads in stolen bases (9), with Christopher Morel leading in home runs (13) and RBIs (40).

Cardinals Stat Leaders 2024

  • AVG Leader: Masyn Winn .302
  • HR Leader: Nolan Gorman 15
  • RBI Leader: Nolan Gorman 33
  • Runs Leader: Paul Goldschmidt 33
  • SB Leader: Masyn Winn 8

Cubs Stat Leaders 2024

  • AVG Leader: Cody Bellinger .267
  • HR Leader: Christopher Morel 13
  • RBI Leader: Christopher Morel 40
  • Runs Leader: Mike Tauchman 37
  • SB Leader: Nico Hoerner 9
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