Chicago Cubs vs St Louis Cardinals Game 2 8-4-22

Chicago Cubs vs St Louis Cardinals Game 2 8/4/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

Chicago Cubs vs St Louis Cardinals Game 2 8/4/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

 

The Chicago Cubs will play their second doubleheader with the Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri on Thursday evening.

 

The Cubs are 20 matches below .500 on the year riding a three-game losing streak after a 6-0 loss in Game 1 of this series.

 

Keegan Thompson took the loss for Chicago giving up five runs on ten hits across 4.2 innings of work in game one. Chicago is 5th at 41-61 in the National League Central Division.

 

The Cubs are on a 3-game losing slide and are looking to rebound in this match. Nico Hoerner leads the Chicago offense with a .294 batting average while Ian Happ leads with 100 hits.

 

Wilson Contreras carries a .369 OBP and Patrick Wisdom supplies the Chicago power with a team-high 19 home runs and 50 RBIs. The starter for this one will be Chicago’s Marcus Stroman.

 

In his 13 starts, Stroman is 3-5 with a 3.99 ERA. In 67.2 innings total, he has 30 earned on 62 hits and 18 walks with 62 Ks. As for Game 2, Chicago didn’t immediately announce a name.

 

  • The Chicago Cubs are 19-39 in their last 58 versus a lefty starter
  • Chicago is 1-5 in their last six Thursday matches. 
  • The under is 4-1-1 in Chicago’s last six in game three of a series.

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Chicago Cubs vs St Louis Cardinals Game 2 Predictions 8/4/2022

 

Meanwhile, the St. Louis Cardinals are on a 2-game winning run after handing the Cubs a bagel in their opening series of this 3-game installment. St. Louis is seven games above .500 following the win.

 

Adam Wainwright picked up his eighth victory of the season after allowing no runs on six hits across 7 innings of work.

 

The Cardinals bullpen dominated as well allowing no runs on one hit over the final two innings. St. Louis is 2nd at 55-48 in the National League Central Division.

 

The Cardinals scored three runs in the fifth inning on the way to 11 team hits Tuesday. Adam Wainwright posted 7.0 frames in the start with six hits, four strikeouts, and no walks.

 

St. Louis’ offense hit the ball well with eleven in 32 at-bats to drive in six runs. MVP candidate Paul Goldschmidt led St. Louis with two hits and three at-bats to drive in three total runs.

 

Daniel Carlson chipped in as well with 2 RBIs. St. Louis is sending out Miles Mikolas. He’s 8-8 with a 2.86 ERA and 100 strikeouts this year.

 

The Cardinals will send out Jose Quintana for the start in game two. In his 20 starts so far Quintana is 3-5 with a 3.50 ERA. Over 103.0 innings total he has 40 earned on 100 hits, 31 walks, and 89 Ks.

 

  • The St, Louis Cardinals are 2-6 in their last eight in game three of a series
  • The Cardinals are 1-7 in their last eight Thursday games. 
  • The under is 6-1 in St. Louis’ last seven in game three of a series.

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals. The MLB pick for this game is the St. Louis Cardinals. St. Louis is the better team in this contest and will continue to take control from the opening pitch.

 

Look for the Cardinals to dominate this game as Chicago is all ready to surrender this fight. St. Louis will cap this victory at home against one of the worst teams this season. Final Score Prediction, St. Louis Cardinals win 6-1.

 

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Chicago Cubs vs St Louis Cardinals Game 2 8/4/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 7:45 PM (EDT)

 

Location: Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri

 

Date: Thursday, August 4, 2022

 

TV: Bally Sports Midwest, Fox Sports Midwest

 

MLB Odds: St. Louis Cardinals -150

 

MLB Totals: 8.5

 

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