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St. Louis Cardinals vs Chicago Cubs Recap - Cubs Over Cardinals 4-1

Yu Darvish struck out 11 batters as Chicago defeated St. Louis 4-1 in baseball wagering action Friday at Wrigley Field.

Bettors who backed the Cubs were rewarded as -140 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.

Yu Darvish earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 11, walking 0, and allowing 1 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Willson Contreras in the win.

St. Louis's starting pitcher Jake Woodford worked 3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 1 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Matt Carpenter in a losing cause.

Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-2 advantage in hits.

Jeremy Jeffress pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.