Chicago Cubs vs. St Louis Cardinals 7-27-23 MLB Tips, Best Picks, and Odds

Chicago Cubs vs. St Louis Cardinals 7/27/23 – Here’s our MLB game analysis of an exhilarating match between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. We will focus on both starting pitchers: Justin Steele for Cubs and Miles Mikolas representing the Cardinals – as we explore key insights and potential game-changing moments of this intense battle.

Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Date & Time: Thursday, July 27, 2023 at 7:45 PM ET

Location: Busch Stadium


Chicago Cubs vs. St Louis Cardinals 7/27/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +106

Spread: -1.5 (+153)

Total: 8.5 over (-120)


Moneyline: -116

Spread: +1.5 (-222)

Total: 8.5 under (+100)

Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals Analysis

The Chicago Cubs enter this game full of confidence, as is evidenced by their recent performance in the league. Their offense has been the driving force of this success, boasting a commendable batting average of 0.253 and 486 runs scored, with 113 being home runs. Furthermore, their on-base percentage stands at 0.330 while their slugging percentage stands at 0.408; both metrics demonstrate their prowess for extra bases hitting.

Justin Steele has proven his worth as an invaluable Chicago Cubs pitching staff member with an outstanding 10-3 win-loss record and 2.95 ERA. His stellar WHIP of 1.11 attests to his ability to keep runners at bay; 18 starts have yielded 103.2 innings pitched with only 21 walks allowed while striking out an astounding 96 batters, thus making offense against him very challenging – as evidenced by only 6 home runs conceded throughout all his outings!

St. Louis Cardinals remain a formidable force in Major League Baseball despite recent setbacks, boasting an offensive team with an impressive 0.256 batting average that has helped them score 483 runs so far this season. Power hitters within their ranks have contributed significantly to run production with 137 homers thus far this season. Their on-base percentage stands at 0.332, while they boast an impressive slugging percentage of 0.428, highlighting their ability to drive balls deep into outfield corners.

Miles Mikolas is an established starting pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals with an excellent track record. Though his win-loss record of 6-5 may not be as impressive, Mikolas’ performance on the field is noteworthy, boasting an ERA of 4.33 and WHIP of 1.31 that shows his ability to keep opposing hitters under control over 126.2 innings pitched during 22 starts this season; surrendering only 141 hits and 62 runs while issuing 25 walks while amassing 86 strikeouts; while conceding 12 home runs, Mikolas has proven his resilience and demonstrated the ability to navigate difficult situations with ease and grace.

Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals Against the Spread

The Chicago Cubs have been in good form, winning four out of their last five games. They have also covered the spread in three out of their last five matches and have shown strength on the road with a 23-24 record against the spread. Additionally, the total has gone over in two out of their last five games and 29 out of their last 53 home games.

On the other hand, the St. Louis Cardinals have struggled in their recent outings, winning only one of their last five games. They have a 2-3 record against the spread in their last five matches and a 27-27 record against the spread on the road. The total has gone over in two out of their last five games and 28 out of their last 48 home games.

Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals Free Pick

Our picks are based on odds and team performances:

Moneyline: Cubs +106

Considering the Cubs’ recent form, solid offensive stats, and the stellar performance of their starting pitcher Justin Steele, we favor the Chicago Cubs to come out on top in this game.

Spread: Cubs -1.5 (+153)

With the Cubs holding a -1.5 run line and given their solid record against the spread, they can cover the spread and secure a victory with a margin of at least two runs.

Total: 8.5 over (-120)

Given the offensive prowess of both teams and the tendency for games to go over, we expect the total runs scored to exceed 8.5 in this contest.

Prediction: 3-6 Chicago Cubs win

The highly anticipated matchup between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals is expected to deliver an exhilarating display of offensive prowess from both teams. After carefully examining their recent performances and considering betting trends, our prediction leans towards the Chicago Cubs triumphing with a score of 6-3. Nevertheless, as baseball’s unpredictability remains constant, surprises are always in store on the field. For Canadian bettors looking to place their wagers on this thrilling encounter, this analysis can serve as a valuable insight to make informed decisions. Remember to enjoy the game responsibly and make thoughtful betting choices. Explore the MLB betting lines for Canadians, and may the excitement of the game elevate your experience!