Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals Matchup 5/26/24

On Sunday (at 7:10 PM ET), Brendan Donovan's St. Louis Cardinals (24-26) host Christopher Morel's Chicago Cubs (27-25).

Matchup

Game Spread Team Totals Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Game Hitters Rating Pitchers Rating Open Current Open Current Open Current Open Current Line Moves
Chicago Cubs Chicago Cubs Cubs Conf Confirmed 0 0 +1.5 (-178) +1.5 (-178) 2.5 3.5 8.5 runs 8 runs +116 +120 line-movement
St. Louis Cardinals St. Louis Cardinals Cardinals Conf Confirmed 0 0 -1.5 (+146) -1.5 (+146) 3.5 4.5 -136 -142

Odds Comparison

Vegas vs. Lineups.com Odds
Vegas Difference Vegas Difference
Moneyline +120 120 -142 142
Totals 3.5 3.5 4.5 4.5
Win Probability 45% 45% 58% 58%
Over/Under
Vegas Difference
Over/Under 8 8
Against the Spread(ATS) History
ATS Home Away
23-24 12-14 11-10
23-25 13-11 10-14
Over/Under History
Over/Under Home Away
13-20-2 7-13-0 6-7-2
17-13-1 9-8-1 8-5-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
7 or less 2-4-0 0-1-0 2-3-0 1-1-0 0-1-0 1-0-0
8 or 8.5 9-10-0 6-8-0 3-2-0 16-9-0 9-6-0 7-3-0
9 or 9.5 2-4-2 1-2-0 1-2-2 0-3-1 0-1-1 0-2-0
10 or 10.5 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0
11 and over 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 12-14 46.2% 53.8 4.4
Underdog 14-12 53.8% 58.1 3.9
After Losses 14-6 70% 60 4.8
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 12-12 50% 58.3 4.1
Favorite 11-13 45.8% 28.6 3.6
After Win 11-12 47.8% 52.2 4.1

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
4.7 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.6
4.2 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.1
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
4.9 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.1
5.0 0.8 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.3 0.5
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
4.7 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5
4.6 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.2
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
4.6 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.3
3.9 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

Chicago Cubs Last 6 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Team ML Opp ML Over/Under Total Starting Pitcher OPS Avg Total Starting Pitcher OPS Avg
5/25/24 CHC 6 @ STL 7 -108 -108 8.5 runs 4.2 runs Jameson Taillon (R) .753 .324 4.2 runs Miles Mikolas (R) .910 .395
5/23/24 CHC 0 vs ATL 3 -116 -102 9 runs 4.6 runs Ben Brown (R) .367 .129 4.3 runs A.J. Smith-Shawver (R) .531 .188
5/22/24 CHC 2 vs ATL 9 +114 -134 8.5 runs 3.8 runs Justin Steele (L) .233 .100 4.7 runs Max Fried (L) .856 .250
5/21/24 CHC 4 vs ATL 3 +108 -126 11.5 runs 5.3 runs Javier Assad (R) .590 .200 6.1 runs Charlie Morton (R) .623 .139
5/19/24 CHC 2 vs PIT 3 -130 +110 8 runs 4.3 runs Jameson Taillon (R) .427 .077 3.6 runs Mitch Keller (R) .770 .278
5/18/24 CHC 1 vs PIT 0 -205 +172 8.5 runs 5.5 runs Shota Imanaga (L) .472 .179 2.9 runs Bailey Falter (L) .285 .129

St. Louis Cardinals Last 6 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Team ML Opp ML Over/Under Total Starting Pitcher OPS Avg Total Starting Pitcher OPS Avg
5/25/24 STL 7 vs CHC 6 -108 -108 8.5 runs 4.2 runs Miles Mikolas (R) .910 .395 4.2 runs Jameson Taillon (R) .753 .324
5/22/24 STL 5 vs BAL 4 +108 -126 9 runs 4.2 runs Kyle Gibson (R) .710 .242 4.8 runs John Means (L) .505 .235
5/21/24 STL 1 vs BAL 1 +136 -162 9 runs 3.6 runs Lance Lynn (R) .654 .211 5.3 runs Kyle Bradish (R) .326 .095
5/20/24 STL 6 vs BAL 3 -120 +102 8 runs 4.2 runs Sonny Gray (R) .760 .250 3.8 runs Dean Kremer (R) .394 .097
5/19/24 STL 3 vs BOS 11 +110 -130 8.5 runs 3.8 runs Matthew Liberatore (L) .485 .182 4.6 runs Nick Pivetta (R) .109 .350
5/18/24 STL 7 vs BOS 2 +100 -118 8.5 runs 4.1 runs Miles Mikolas (R) .922 .400 4.4 runs Kutter Crawford (R) .556 .188

Cubs vs. Cardinals Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, May 26, 2024
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN
  • Cardinals Starter: Sonny Gray
  • Cubs Starter: Javier Assad
  • Moneyline Favorite: Cardinals -135
  • Moneyline Underdog: Cubs +114
  • Over/Under: 7.5 runs

Cubs vs. Cardinals Matchup Statistics

  • The Cardinals are the fourth-lowest scoring team in baseball averaging 3.9 runs per game (196 total).
  • St. Louis is 15-4 in games this season when it scored at least five runs.
  • The Cubs rank 16th in the majors with 224 total runs scored this season.
  • In 23 games this season with five or more runs scored, it has posted a record of 18-5.
  • The Cardinals have a 4.32 team ERA that ranks 21st among all league pitching staffs.
  • St. Louis' pitching staff ranks 24th in the majors with a collective 8.3 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • Cubs pitchers have a combined ERA of 3.80 ERA this year, which ranks 11th in MLB.
  • Chicago has an 8.9 K/9 rate this season as a pitching staff, fifth-best in baseball.

Cubs vs. Cardinals Previous Meetings

Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
5/25/2024 Cardinals -1.5 8.5 -115 -105 7-6 STL
3/26/2024 Cubs -1.5 11.5 -130 +110 7-2 STL
3/25/2024 Cubs -1.5 12.5 -135 +114 6-3 STL
7/30/2023 Cardinals -1.5 8.5 -135 +115 3-0 STL
7/29/2023 Cardinals -1.5 10 -110 -110 5-1 CHC
7/28/2023 Cardinals -1.5 9.5 -155 +135 3-2 CHC
7/27/2023 Cardinals -1.5 9.5 -115 -105 10-3 CHC
7/23/2023 Cardinals -1.5 9 -120 +100 7-2 CHC
7/22/2023 Cardinals -1.5 9.5 -130 +110 8-6 CHC
7/21/2023 Cubs -1.5 8 -135 +115 4-3 CHC

Cardinals Leaders

  • Brendan Donovan is batting .233 with 12 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 17 walks.
  • Including all qualifying hitters in MLB, Donovan's batting average ranks him 105th, his on-base percentage is 92nd, and he is 110th in slugging.
  • Donovan has picked up a hit in two straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .238 with a double and five RBI.
  • Nolan Arenado paces his team with a .368 slugging percentage.
  • Among qualifying batters, Arenado ranks 44th in batting average, 74th in on-base percentage and 110th in slugging percentage.
  • Arenado takes a hit streak of two games into this contest. In his last five games he is hitting .211 with a double and an RBI.
  • Masyn Winn has totaled 43 hits with a .352 on-base percentage, leading the Cardinals in both statistics.
  • Winn brings his 14-game hit streak into this one. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .395 with five doubles, two home runs, two walks and eight RBI.
  • Lars Nootbaar is hitting .227 with seven doubles, a triple, five home runs and 22 walks.
  • Nootbaar heads into this matchup on a two-game hit streak. During his last five outings he is batting .294 with a triple, a home run, two walks and three RBI.

Cubs Leaders

  • Christopher Morel has four doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 25 walks while hitting .206.
  • Morel is 140th in MLB with a .206 batting average, his .303 OBP ranks 109th, and he sits at No. 97 in MLB play with a .389 slugging percentage.
  • Nico Hoerner is slugging .380 to pace his team.
  • Hoerner's .263 average ranks 49th in MLB among qualified hitters, while his OBP (.352) sits at No. 33 in the league. He ranks 103rd with a .380 slugging percentage.
  • Mike Tauchman has racked up an on-base percentage of .376, a team-best for the Cubs.
  • Cody Bellinger has put up 37 base hits, most in the Cubs' clubhouse.

Cubs vs. Cardinals Injury Report

  • Cardinals: Willson Contreras: 10-Day Injured List (Forearm), Giovanny Gallegos: 15-Day Injured List (Shoulder), Steven Matz: 15-Day Injured List (Back), Keynan Middleton: 15-Day Injured List (Forearm), Drew Rom: 60-Day Injured List (Biceps), Tommy Edman: 60-Day Injured List (Wrist), Riley O''''Brien: 60-Day Injured List (Forearm)
  • Cubs: Keegan Thompson: 15-Day Injured List (Illness), Colten Brewer: 15-Day Injured List (Back), Daniel Palencia: 15-Day Injured List (Shoulder), Yency Almonte: 15-Day Injured List (Shoulder), Jordan Wicks: 15-Day Injured List (Forearm), Adbert Alzolay: 15-Day Injured List (Forearm), Julian Merryweather: 60-Day Injured List (Ribs), Caleb Kilian: 60-Day Injured List (Teres Major)