Chicago Cubs Starter Travis Wood Out to Silence Atlanta Braves Bats in MLB Contest
A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Atlanta Braves dueling the Chicago Cubs on Sunday at Wrigley Field.
The match puts starter Julio Teheran for the Atlanta Braves on the hill facing Travis Wood for the Chicago Cubs. Teheran brings a 8-6 mark to the game, while Wood is 7-7 to date on the season.
Computer Prediction: Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.9-3.6 win for the Braves on Sunday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.9-3.6 result in favor of the Braves today. 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 40-53 record to the battle against the 51-43 Braves. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Atlanta injuries news.
It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 17-rated Chicago Cubs and the league No. 11-ranked Atlanta Braves, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago Cubs No. 26 ranked offense (3.86 runs per game) against a Atlanta Braves defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 6 at 3.65 runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have been averaging 8.09 hits per game, less than the Atlanta Braves have managed so far this season (8.41 hits on average).
Atlanta brings the No. 6-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs's No. 15-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Atlanta was a 11-6 winner on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Atlanta at -132 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (17) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Atlanta looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Cubs, a 11-6 final on Saturday in support of Mike Minor at Wrigley Field.
Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends
Atlanta is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Atlanta is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Atlanta
Next Betting Matchups
Atlanta home to Philadelphia, Friday, July 18th
Chicago at Arizona, Friday, July 18th