Chicago Cubs Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Atlanta Braves
The visiting Atlanta Braves hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to pick up a win at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs.
The Chicago Cubs will turn to Edwin Jackson and his 5-9 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Atlanta Braves send Mike Minor (2-5) to the hill.
Computer Prediction: Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.8-3.6 victory for the Braves. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Chicago Cubs bring a 40-52 record to the battle against the 50-43 Braves. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Atlanta injuries news.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Chicago Cubs rated this week at No. 17 and the Atlanta Braves sitting at No. 11.
How Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Atlanta Braves rank No. 20 at 8.38 hits per game. That compares with the Chicago Cubs No. 28 ranking in that category.
Atlanta brings the No. 6-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs's No. 13-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Atlanta was a 5-4 loser on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Chicago at -113 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Braves endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Cubs on Friday, with Alex Wood throwing 5 1/3 innings of 5-hit ball at Wrigley Field.
Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Atlanta's last 19 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
Next Betting Matchups
Atlanta at Chicago, Sunday, July 13th