NL Central rivals wrap up their five-game series when the St. Louis Cardinals (31-23) and the Chicago Cubs (23-31) match up on Sunday night, with the first pitch set for 7:08 p.m. ET. St. Louis is a -135 favorite (risk $135 to win $100) on the money line in the latest Cardinals vs. Cubs odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total runs scored is nine (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our MLB odds page).
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The model knows St. Louis outfielder Harrison Bader owns excellent tools on the diamond. Bader has great speed in the outfield to cover a lot of ground. The 28-year-old is a threat on the bases and ranks tied for second in the majors in MLB in stolen bases (14). He's logged 2-plus hits in three of his last four games.
The model also Chicago outfielder Ian Happ has been a solid hitter with terrific instincts at the dish. Happ offers position flexibility and can play both in the infield and outfield. The 27-year-old has a batting average of .272 with six home runs and 29 RBIs. On May 3, he went 2-for-3 with two singles and one run scored.
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