Cubs vs. Cardinals Player Props | Willson Contreras | Tuesday


By Claudio Fortuna | August 2, 2022 4:58 PM

The Chicago Cubs visit the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium, taking the field at 7:45pm ET on Tuesday August 2nd. The Chicago Cubs are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8.5 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at Chicago Cubs player Willson Contreras as the Cubs face the St. Louis Cardinals in Major League Baseball action.

In the last 5 matchups between the Cardinals and Cubs, the Cardinals won three times and the Cubs won twice. Their most recent matchup on June 26, 2022 ended 6-5 with the Chicago Cubs taking the win.

Willson Contreras Season Stats

  • Games Played: 86 | Home Runs: 14 | RBI: 38 | Runs: 51 | Batting Average: .252 | OBP: .365 | SLG: .453 | OPS: .818.
  • Contreras’ Hits line for tonight’s matchup vs. St. Louis Cardinals is set at 0.5 which is 0.43 less than than his season average of 0.93.
  • Contreras’ Runs Scored line for tonight’s matchup vs. St. Louis Cardinals is set at 0.5 which is 0.09 less than than his season average of 0.59.
  • Contreras’ RBIs line for tonight’s matchup vs. St. Louis Cardinals is set at 0.5 which is 0.06 more than than his season average of 0.44.
  • Contreras’ Home Runs line for tonight’s matchup vs. St. Louis Cardinals is set at 0.5 which is 0.34 more than than his season average of 0.16.

Willson Contreras Stats vs. St. Louis

AB HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
26 1 6 3 .308 .455 .500 .955

Willson Contreras Notable Teammates

Name GP HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
Willson Contreras 86 14 38 51 .252 .365 .453 .818
Rafael Ortega 87 5 24 25 .233 .323 .354 .677
Yan Gomes 55 5 14 15 .219 .239 .343 .582
Patrick Wisdom 97 19 50 51 .224 .318 .453 .771
Ian Happ 99 9 46 45 .279 .360 .436 .796
Seiya Suzuki 63 8 30 28 .260 .335 .444 .779

The The St. Louis Cardinals are 3-2 in their last five games, while the Chicago Cubs are heading into this matchup with a record of 2-3 in their last five contests.

The Cubs’ 41-60 record in 2022 puts them in 3rd place in the NL Central with a 22-21 division record and 12th place in the National League with a 37-48 league record.

The St. Louis Cardinals are 54-48, sitting in 2nd place in the NL Central with a 25-16 division record and 7th place in the National League with a 47-38 league record.

St. Louis Cardinals Stat Rankings

STAT Rank
Team ERA 3.85 20
Team Batting Avg .251 8
HR 113 12
RBI 450 9
R 471 10
OBP .321 6
SLG .407 10
OPS .728 10

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