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Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Predictions, Picks, Odds, and Baseball Betting Preview | August 2 2022

Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Predictions, Picks, Odds, and Baseball Betting Preview | August 2 2022

The St. Louis Cardinals will look to add another win to their record, as they continue to play catchup to the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Central Division. Meanwhile, the Chicago Cubs just want a win after losing their 60th game of the season. Check out our preview below of this Cubs vs. Cardinals 2022 MLB regular season game.

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Betting Preview for the Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals MLB Regular Season Game on August 2, 2022

Where: Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri

When: Tuesday, August 2, 2022, 7:45 PM ET

Line: Chicago Cubs (+1.5) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (-1.5) view all 2022 MLB lines

TV Broadcast: MLBN/ESPN


Betting on the Chicago Cubs (+1.5)

Regular Season Record: 41-60

The Cubs send Keegan Thompson to the mound this Tuesday, as they look to come back to life following a 4-0 road loss to the San Francisco Giants Monday. It’s becoming more and more obvious that this is a lost season for Chicago, which will be among the teams to watch out for ahead of the 2022 MLB trade deadline. Thompson, meanwhile, will try to do his job after a successful start against the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 26. In that game, Thompson pitched for 7.0 innings and allowed zero runs and only four hits. On the season, Thompson is 3-2 with a 4.40 ERA in eight total appearances on the road. The Cubs’ offense is slashing .244/.319/.395 this season. Willson Contreras and Ian Happ are batting .252 and .280, respectively, this year.

Betting on the St. Louis Cardinals (-1.5)

Regular Season Record: 54-48

The Cardinals are fresh off a 5-0 win over the struggling Washington Nationals on Sunday to put St. Louis back in the win column. St. Louis will send veteran Adam Wainwright to the mound for Game 1 of this series against the Cubs. Wainwright has a 7-8 record and a 3.28 ERA along with a 1.21 WHIP. The last time he saw action, Wainwright gave up only an earned run on five hits in 7.0 innings of a 6-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on the road ib July 27.. That was a solid recovery for the 40-year-old Wainwright who allowed seven earned runs in a prior start against the Cincinnari Reds on July 22. The Cardinals’ offense is slashing .251/.321/.407 this season.

Writer’s Prediction

The Cardinals win, 5-4.

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