MLB Odds, Picks, Predictions: How Sharps Bet Cubs at Cardinals
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- The Cubs and Cardinals open a series on Monday in St. Louis amidst a season of struggles.
- The NL Central rivals are both one game under .500 and face a huge deficit, with the first-place Brewers running away with the division.
- See how sharps bet Cubs vs. Cardinals on Monday night.
Cubs vs. Cardinals MLB Odds
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The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals are both one game under .500 on the season with identical 46-47 records, but this rivalry is big enough to still matter despite each team’s mediocrity to this point.
Because of the rivalry Cubs vs. Cardinals is nationally televised on ESPN tonight, and with eyeballs often comes recreational betting action.
Public bettors will undoubtedly be drawn to Cubs vs. Cardinals because it’s on TV, while sharps are also quietly taking a position on Monday night’s matchup.
Using our PRO betting tools, let’s examine where the smart money is landing tonight.
Cubs vs. Cardinals MLB Picks
According to Action Labs’ Bet Signals, two separate waves of sharp action have hit the Cubs vs. Cardinals under thus far.
The total itself hasn’t moved, but oddsmakers have already reacted by increasing the juice on that side of the total, suggesting this number could tick down to 8.5 (click here for live MLB odds).
Overall, bettors are split on this total as 52% of tickets have hit the under. However, 86% of the actual money wagered is also on the under, showing just how heavy oddsmakers are on that side of the Cubs vs. Cardinals total.
Under bettors should get a little additional help tonight in St. Louis and the latest weather forecast is calling for 6-8 mph winds blowing in at Busch Stadium.
The Cubs vs. Cardinals under therefore qualifies for The Action Network’s Weather: Wind Blowing In PRO System, which has hit at a 55% rate dating back to the start of the 2005 season.
PRO Report Pick: Under 9 (-120)