The nation turns its attention to Wrigley Field tonight for ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball in a matchup worthy of the primetime slot. We will break it all down in our Cubs vs. Cardinals betting preview with odds, picks, and predictions in a moment.
However, before we do, a couple of things to know about wagering on this one in the Illinois online sports betting market.
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Cubs vs. Cardinals Betting Preview
Let’s take a look at the Cubs vs. Cardinals betting odds and matchups.
The Cardinals suddenly find themselves right back in the thick of the N.L. Central chase after sweeping Saturday’s doubleheader with the Cubs. Chicago’s lineup continued to its underwhelming performance after combining to produce just three runs and nine hits in two losses.
Jon Lester (2-1, 5.11 ERA) will try to right the ship tonight. He opposes Dakota Hudson (1-2, 2.77 ERA).
Lester is also looking to rebound following