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Cubs at Cardinals Predictions and Preview for 7/22/2021

The Chicago Cubs visit the St. Louis Cardinals on 7/22/2021 at 7:15PM.

The Cubs and the Cardinals face off in an regular season game. The Cubs have a record of 47-48 this season. The Cardinals are 47-48 this season.

Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Chicago Cubs

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Adbert Alzolay is 4-9 this season with an ERA of 4.59 in 82.1 innings pitched across 16 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.11 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.218. Adbert Alzolay’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 93.7 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 86.1 mph.
  • A Cutter that is on average 90.0 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 82.4 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 85.0 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Adbert Alzolay has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 44.3%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 34.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.3%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 16.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 52.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 31.1%

Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the St. Louis Cardinals

Kwang-hyun Kim is 5-5 this season with an ERA of 2.87 in 78.1 innings pitched across 16 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.23 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.231. Kwang-hyun Kim’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 89.0 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 83.5 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 69.7 mph.
  • A Splitter that is on average 80.6 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Kwang-hyun Kim has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 47.5%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 34.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 18.5%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 19.7%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 51.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 28.9%

Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Cubs 3 Cardinals 4

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