The action packed 2017 MLB Schedule delivers some exciting betting oppportunties for everyone to cash in on today. From a heavy early slate to a divisional showdown on Sunday Night Baseball offers us a chance to look deep for our daily Free Pick for the Major League Baseball slate today.
After looking at the MLB Schedule for Sunday June 4th, 2017 we have turned our attention to that Sunday Night Game of the Week as the St. Louis Cardinals make the trip to Chicago to take on the Cubs at Wrigley Field. For these two teams they enter the game with nearly identical records as the Cardinals sit at 26-27 on the year while the Cubs are at 27-27.
Here is a deeper look at tonight’s Cardinals/Cubs contest at Wrigley Field.
St. Louis Cardinals – Production From The Middle Of The Lineup
For the Cardinals their struggles over the first two games of their series have come from their two through five hitters. Entering Sunday those four hitters have picked up just four hits over 26 total at bats including going picking up just one hit with runners in scoring position over five total chances.
Chicago Cubs – Continue The Strong Pitching Performance
Despite struggling out of the gate the Cubs have seen a solid stretch of starting pitching in their first two games of the series against the Cardinals. Over their first two games the Cubs have allowed just five total runs including zero runs from their bullpen. Tonight they will turn to Kyle Hendricks to continue the trend to push their record to 28-27.
St. Louis Cardinals @ Chicago Cubs (-1.5)
Friday June 2nd, 2017
Looking a little deeper at these two teams neither team has had success against the run line entering tonight. The Cardinals are just 26-27 on the season but are 15-9 on the road while the Cubs are just 19-35 while covering the run line in just 11 of their 27 games at Wrigley Field.
Free MLB Pick – St. Louis Cardinals