**AMAZING 40-11 RECORD** THURS. MLB 10* O/U BLUE CHIP!
Chi Cubs vs. St. Louis,
08/01/2019 19:15 EDT,
Score: 0 - 8
Total: -113/+8 Over
I'm playing on the Cubs/Cards OVER the total. While I won with the 'under' in yesterday's 2-0 game, I expect the bats to come alive this evening. While he was sharp last time out, Lester, who missed a start recently due to illness, has a mediocre 4.42 ERA in nine road starts. In his last two starts against the Cards, Lester has allowed 12 combined earned runs in just nine innings. His last three starts against the Cards have finished with 13, 23 and 18 combined runs. Five of his last six against St. Louis have produced a minimum of 12 combined runs. Flaherty opposed Lester in the 13-run game. He lasted just 3 2/3 innings, giving up four earned runs. His last two against Chicago have both produced double-digits. That makes it four of his last five against the Cubs which have seen more than 10 combined runs scored. The 'over' has been money when the Cubs have been underdogs. Expect that to continue to be the case here.