Chicago Cubs vs St Louis Cardinals 7-28-2023

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals  7/28/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals  7/28/2023 Picks Predictions Previews


The Chicago Cubs will go against the St. Louis Cardinals in MLB action in Busch Stadium, MO, on Friday, July 28, 2023, at 8:15 PM ET.


The Cubs are having a difficult season, but a recent run might help them sneak into wild-card place by the end of the month.


Drew Smyly, who will start the following match, is having a difficult season, having given up 59 runs in 103.2 innings pitched. A


dditionally, this year’s opponents are making contact and stringing together quality plate appearances to easily score runs against Smyly, as seen by their .256 predicted opponent batting average, 20.1 strikeout percentage, and 4.23 expected ERA.


The lineup improved, producing 4.91 runs per game with 41 runs in the previous five games while Smyly struggled. The slashing of Cody Bellinger. Chris Morel is hitting 312/.360/.545 with 15 home homers and 145 total bases.


Ian Happ has a slash line of 267/.351/.431 with 12 home runs and 147 total bases, and Patrick Wisdom has an additional 26 home runs and 240 total bases.


Along with 76 appearances in high-pressure situations, Cubs pitchers took the mound 81 times with runners on base. The relievers now rank 21st in the league with 47 holds.


The bullpen relievers for the Cubs entered the game in 74 save situations and have a 65.4% save percentage. They made 17 saves so far this season and missed 9 of their 26 save opportunities.


This season, the relievers were handed 134 runners, and 29.1% of them scored. For the season, the Cubs sent 309 relievers to the mound.


  • The total went OVER in 12 of the Chi Cubs’ last 15 matches.
  • The Chi Cubs are 6-0 SU in their last 6 matches.
  • The Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 matches against St. Louis.

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Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals  Predictions 7/28/2023


Barring a good streak, the Cardinals are ready to deal away several important players at the deadline in a few days since they are having a terrible season.


Jordan Montgomery had a mixed year as a pitcher, giving up 51 runs in 115 innings thrown while having a 37.4 Hard-Hit Percentage this year.


Additionally, opponents are easily making contact and smashing the ball to score runs against Montgomery with a .254 anticipated opponent batting average, a.415 expected opponent slugging percentage, and a 4.12 predicted ERA.


Even more lately, Montgomery had trouble, but the lineup improved, scoring 4.80 runs per game.


The remainder of the lineup improved as well, with Paul Goldschmidt hitting .285/.373/.477 with 18 home runs and 186 total bases and Nolan Arenado hitting .287/.335/.521 with 22 home runs and 198 total bases.


The Cardinals are challenging to stop at the bat thanks to Nolan Gorman’s slashing of .245/.325/.503 with 22 home runs and 158 total bases and Paul DeJong and Willson Contreras’ addition of 24 home runs and 244 total bases to the order.


The Cardinals ranked 11th in the league with 4.80 runs scored per game and a team slugging percentage of.432 overall. They scored 494 runs, got free bases 360 times, and hit 173 doubles.


St. Louis recorded 476 runs batted in and 142 home homers so far this season. They have 910 base hits and 865 strikeouts, which ranks 18th in baseball.


Over the season, St. Louis Cardinals contributed to a team OBP of.333 and a batting average of .258. The pitching staff for the Cardinals has a season WHIP of 1.461 and a FIP of 4.17.


With 977 total hits allowed, they are presently placed 30th in the league as a staff.


  • The total went OVER in 4 of St. Louis’ last 6 matches.
  • The St. Louis Cardinals are 2-5 SU in their last 7 matches.
  • The total went OVER in 6 of St. Louis’ last 7 matches at home.

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals. The MLB pick for this game is the Chicago Cubs. The Cardinals want to win at home, but the Cubs were playing really well lately and want to take control of this game right away.


With Cody Bellinger, Dansby Swanson, and the rest of the lineup making solid contact and driving the ball, the Cubs, who score 4.91 runs per game, should be able to score runs at will.


Drew Smyly coming up and throwing many shutout innings should help the Cubs restrict the Cardinals at the plate while allowing the bullpen to close out the game with a lead.


As road Underdogs, the Cubs should win the match and provide terrific odds in the process. The Chicago Cubs will win to a predicted score of 8-3.


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Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals  7/28/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 8:15 PM ET


Location: Busch Stadium, MO


Date: Friday, July 28, 2023


TV: Bally Sports Midwest


MLB Odds: Chicago Cubs +135


MLB Totals: 8.5


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