Cardinals vs Cubs Prediction MLB Picks Today 5/25

Cardinals vs Cubs Prediction MLB Picks Today 5/25

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MLB Preview and Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals

The Chicago Cubs face off against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. This heated rivalry matchup will be broadcasted on FOX, and both teams are eager to claim victory.


Game Overview:

  • Date: May 25, 2024
  • Time: 4:15 PM
  • Location: Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Coverage: FOX
  • Weather: 80°F

Team Breakdown:

Chicago Cubs:

The Cubs have a 27-24 record, with a decent 12-13 performance on the road. Jameson Taillon will start on the mound, aiming to continue his impressive season.

Key Players:

  • Home Runs: Christopher Morel (9 HR)
  • Batting Average: Nico Hoerner (.257 AVG)
  • Runs Batted In: Christopher Morel (33 RBI)

Jameson Taillon has been a strong presence with a 3-2 record and a 2.20 ERA over 32.2 innings, providing a reliable pitching advantage for the Cubs.

St. Louis Cardinals:

The Cardinals are currently 23-26, including 11-12 at home. Matthew Liberatore will start for St. Louis, looking to find his rhythm this season.

Key Players:

  • Home Runs: Nolan Gorman (8 HR)
  • Batting Average: Masyn Winn (.295 AVG)
  • Runs Batted In: Brendan Donovan (23 RBI)

Matthew Liberatore has struggled with a 1-2 record and a 5.40 ERA over 26.2 innings, presenting an opportunity for the Cubs' hitters to capitalize.

Game Odds:

Team Moneyline Total Run Line
CHC (27-24) N/A N/A N/A
STL (23-26) N/A N/A N/A



In this matchup, we predict that the Chicago Cubs will emerge victorious. Here's why:

Jameson Taillon has been a standout performer with a stellar 2.20 ERA and solid control on the mound. His consistency and ability to limit opponents' scoring give the Cubs a significant pitching edge.

The Cubs' offense, led by Christopher Morel and Nico Hoerner, has the potential to exploit Matthew Liberatore's vulnerabilities. Morel's power and Hoerner's on-base skills provide a balanced attack.

Defensively, the Cubs have been reliable, and with Taillon's strong pitching and the team's overall form, they have a favorable chance to secure a win against the Cardinals.

Pick: Chicago Cubs

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