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Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves Odds
The Chicago Cubs will look to grab a road win when they take on the Braves in Atlanta at Turner Field on Saturday in baseball odds action.
Atlanta hands the ball to starter Julio Teheran in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-0 mark on the year. Chicago counters with Carlos Villanueva, who will try to quiet the fans and the Braves bats at the same time.
Atlanta opened as -160 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 8.
The Braves - Cubs odds would favor the Braves if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Atlanta is rated No. 8 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 15 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Atlanta owns the No. 8 ranking for hits in the National League at 6.8 per game. By contrast, the Cubs are rated No. 14 in the same category at 4 per game.
Defensively, Chicago features the National League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 2.5 runs per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the National League at home, scoring 5 runs per game.
Chicago was a 4-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Braves. They lost as +180 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. Chicago didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-1 to Atlanta on Friday at Turner Field.
Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Atlanta are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few Cubs at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs' last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs' last 8 games when playing Atlanta
Chi Cubs are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games on the road
Atlanta is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
Atlanta is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games at home
Chi Cubs at Atlanta, Sunday, April 7