Chicago Cubs Face the Arizona Diamondbacks Friday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

Chicago Cubs

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks
Friday, July 18, 2014 9:40 PM ET
Chase Field

The Arizona Diamondbacks battle the visiting Chicago Cubs on Friday in MLB betting odds action at Chase Field.

Edwin Jackson, with a record of 5-10 on the season, gets the ball for the Chicago Cubs, while the Arizona Diamondbacks trot Trevor Cahill to the mound in this one. He is 1-6 so far in 2014.

Chicago Cubs vs Arizona Diamondbacks Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Chicago Cubs listed as underdogs of 120 at most Sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, check for odds updates at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs Arizona Diamondbacks Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.9-3.4 result in favor of the Cubs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

40-56 Arizona battles the Cubs, currently with a 40-54 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Arizona vs Chicago injuries news.

The Arizona Diamondbacks sit at No. 18 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Chicago Cubs sit at No. 26 on the same chart.

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How Chicago Cubs vs Arizona Diamondbacks Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Arizona Diamondbacks No. 21 ranked offense (3.92 runs per game) against a Chicago Cubs defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 16 at 4.21 runs allowed per game. The Arizona Diamondbacks have been averaging 8.77 hits per game, more than the Chicago Cubs have managed so far this season (8.1 hits on average).

Defensively, Chicago features the No. 21-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.35 runs per game. Arizona, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 at home, scoring 4.04 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago was a 10-7 loser in its last match at home against the Braves. They lost as +146 underdogs, while the total score of 17 made winners of OVER bettors. Chicago didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 10-7 to Atlanta on Sunday at Wrigley Field.

Last time out for Arizona, they were a 8-4 loser as they battled the Giants on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Giants at -184 were rewarded, while the 12 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Arizona didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 8-4 to San Francisco on Sunday at AT&T Park.

Chicago Cubs vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Odds Trends

Chi Cubs is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
Chi Cubs is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Arizona's last 10 games at home
Arizona is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Arizona, Saturday, July 19th

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