Cubs vs. Cardinals Player Props | Willson Contreras | Wednesday


By Claudio Fortuna | August 3, 2022 12:00 PM

The Chicago Cubs visit the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium, taking the field at 7:45pm ET on Wednesday August 3rd. The Chicago Cubs are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8 runs.

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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 August 2, 2022 ended 6-0 with the St. Louis Cardinals taking the win.

Willson Contreras Season Stats

  • Games Played: 87 | Home Runs: 14 | RBI: 38 | Runs: 51 | Batting Average: .253 | OBP: .369 | SLG: .459 | OPS: .828.
  • 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
28 1 6 3 .321 .486 .571 1.057

Willson Contreras Notable Teammates

Name GP HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
Willson Contreras 87 14 38 51 .253 .369 .459 .828
Rafael Ortega 88 5 24 25 .234 .322 .352 .674
Patrick Wisdom 98 19 50 51 .224 .317 .451 .768
Ian Happ 100 9 46 45 .276 .357 .431 .788
Seiya Suzuki 64 8 30 28 .256 .329 .436 .765

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 1-4 in their last five contests.

The Cubs’ 41-61 record in 2022 puts them in 4th place in the NL Central with a 22-22 division record and 13th place in the National League with a 37-49 league record.

The St. Louis Cardinals are 55-48, sitting in 2nd place in the NL Central with a 26-16 division record and 7th place in the National League with a 48-38 league record.

St. Louis Cardinals Stat Rankings

STAT Rank
Team ERA 3.81 22
Team Batting Avg .252 7
HR 116 12
RBI 456 9
R 477 7
OBP .321 7
SLG .410 9
OPS .731 8

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