St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago White Sox Odds - Free MLB Pick

Date: 
July 10, 8:10 PM EDT
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Betting Odds

Moneyline: 
Cardinals -160 / White Sox +150
Total: 
9.5

In their last game, the Cardinals were crushed by the San Francisco Giants 13-8. Six pitchers saw action in the game for St. Louis with four of them allowing runs. The loss was second in their last five games splitting the series at two games apiece.

The White Sox dropped their 5th in a row in a 2-1 loss to the Houston Astros wasting starter Lucas Giolito’s best performance on the season. Chicago now returns home to Guaranteed Rate Field where they are 16-27 on the season.

Statistically this season, the Cardinals rank 18th in runs scored and 9th in team ERA and the White Sox rank 24th in runs scored and 29th in team ERA.

Pitching Match-Up

St. Louis: Miles Mikolas (9-3 2.63 ERA)
Chicago: Dylan Covey (3-4 5.54 ERA)

In Mikolas’ last start he gave up two earned runs on seven hits over six innings in an 8-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Cardinals have won two of his last three starts, and in that span, he has given up five earned runs in 19 innings of work. The Cardinals have won five of Mikolas' last six road starts, and they have won six of his last seven starts against a team with a losing record. This is Mikolas’s first career start against the White Sox and in five career interleague starts he is 2-0 with a sizzling ERA of 1.99.

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In Covey's last start he was lit up for six earned runs on five hits in only three 2/3 innings in a 7-4 loss to the Cincinnati Reds. The White Sox have lost his last four starts where he has given up at least four earned runs in each outing, and he has given up 16 earned runs in his previous two starts. This will be Covey's first career start against the Cardinals and in five career interleague appearances, including four starts, he is 0-2 with a less than stellar ERA of 7.16.

Cardinals at White Sox MLB Betting Angles

The Cardinals are 4-0 in their last 4 games against the White Sox.

In the last 10 games between these teams, the Under record is 8-2.

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Straight Up / Over/Under / Run Line Records

St. Louis Cardinals: 46-43 SU / O/U 37-47 / Run Line W/L 40-49
Chicago White Sox: 30-60 SU / O/U 41-44 / Run Line W/L 47-43

St. Louis at Chicago White Sox MLB Key Betting Trends

  • STL is 2-5 in their last 7 games against a right-hand starter
  • STL is 2-5 in their last 7 interleague road games against a team with a losing record
  • STL has an Under record of 10-2-1 in their last 13 interleague games
  • CHI is 17-35 in their last 52 interleague games
  • CHI is 7-16 in their previous 23 home games against a team with a winning record
  • CHI has an Over record of 14-5 in their last 19 games

Key Player Injuries

CARDINALS

[P] 06/09/2018 - Tyler Lyons 10-day DL (06/06) ( Elbow )
[P] 05/16/2018 - Luke Gregerson 10-day DL (05/16) ( Shoulder )
[P] 05/15/2018 - Adam Wainwright 60-day DL (05/14) ( Elbow )
[P] 05/07/2018 - Dominic Leone 60-day DL (05/06) ( Arm )
[C] 07/08/2018 - Yadier Molina is "?" Tuesday vs. Chicago White Sox ( Shoulder )
[LF] 07/08/2018 - Tyler O'Neill 10-day DL (07/05) ( Groin )
[P] 06/20/2018 - Matt Bowman 10-day DL (06/20) ( Blister )
[P] 06/20/2018 - Michael Wacha 10-day DL (06/20) ( Oblique )
[P] 06/30/2018 - Alex Reyes 60-day DL (06/30) ( Side )

WHITE SOX

[P] 06/14/2018 - Nate Jones 10-day DL (06/14) ( Arm )
[C] 05/23/2018 - Wellington Castillo 80-game Suspension (05/23) ( Suspension )
[LF] 05/21/2018 - Nicky Delmonico 10-day DL (05/19) ( Hand )
[P] 04/23/2018 - Miguel Gonzalez 60-day DL (04/23) ( Rotator Cuff )
[P] 04/24/2018 - Danny Farquhar 60-day DL (04/21) ( Head )

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Cardinals at White Sox Prediction 7/10/18

We don't have a lot to go on here as far as historical Pitcher vs. Hitter data as neither of today's starters has faced any of the projected starting line-up's hitters. What we do know is that the Cards Miles Mikolas is having the best season of his four-year MLB career with an excellent 70.6 quality start percentage overall and that improves to 80% in his night starts. We also know that Dylan Covey started the season out well enough. He didn’t rack up the innings, but he did hold the opposition to two or fewer runs in five of his first seven starts, but he’s been atrocious since then getting lit up for 19 runs (18 earned) over 10 innings. St. Louis is only 4-3 on their current road trip, but the competition was more difficult and should be able to get by the lowly Sox tonight.

Free Pick: 
Take The St Louis Cardinals -1.5 (RC)

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