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May 1, 4:10 PM | GrassChase Field

Chicago Cubs vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds

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The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Arizona and Chicago on Sunday, with the host Diamondbacks trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Arizona sends Daniel Hudson out against Casey Coleman for the Cubs in this game. Hudson is 1-4 with a 5.64 ERA on the season, while Coleman is 1-1 on the year and has a 7.42 ERA.

View Chi Cubs vs Arizona Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Diamondbacks in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -165 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Diamondbacks at No. 6 in the National League and the Cubs at No. 11 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Arizona's No. 3-rated National League offense, averaging 4.9 runs per game, against a Cubs defense that ranks No. 14 in the National League at 5.3 in runs allowed per game. The Diamondbacks have averaged 8.7 hits per game so far, less than Cubs batters have averaged on the year (9.6 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Arizona has the National League's No. 15-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the National League's No. 14 mark in runs allowed.

The Cubs were a 5-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Diamondbacks. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +109 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors. Matt Garza blew away 10 Arizona batter in the Cubs' last start, leading them to a 5-3 win over Arizona on Saturday at Chase Field.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Cubs at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
Chi Cubs are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games when playing Arizona
Chi Cubs are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi Cubs' last 11 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi Cubs' last 13 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Arizona's last 11 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Arizona's last 13 games when playing Chi Cubs
Arizona is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Arizona is 2-10 SU in their last 12 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi Cubs at LA Dodgers, Monday, May 2
Arizona home to Colorado, Tuesday, May 3

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