Chicago Cubs Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Arizona Diamondbacks
Chase Field hosts an MLB battle between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the visiting Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
The Arizona Diamondbacks will turn to Wade Miley and his 5-6 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Chicago Cubs send Travis Wood (7-8) to the hill.
Chicago Cubs vs Arizona Diamondbacks Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Chicago Cubs before the first pitch in this match found them as 146-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.
Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs Arizona Diamondbacks Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.8-3.5 victory for the Cubs. 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 Arizona Diamondbacks bring a 41-56 record to the battle against the 40-55 Cubs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Arizona vs Chicago injuries news.
According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 18-ranked Arizona Diamondbacks and the No. 26-rated Chicago Cubs in this matchup.
How Chicago Cubs vs Arizona Diamondbacks Stats Matchup
At the plate, Arizona owns the No. 9 ranking for hits at 8.8 per game. By contrast, the Chicago Cubs are rated No. 28 in the same category at 8.07 per game.
Arizona owns the No. 27 defense, allowing 3.93 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 17-rated defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Diamondbacks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Diamondbacks at -130 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Cubs endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Diamondbacks on Friday, with Edwin Jackson throwing 5 1/3 innings of 7-hit ball at Chase Field.
Chicago Cubs vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Odds Trends
Chi Cubs is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
Chi Cubs is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games
Arizona is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Arizona is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
Arizona is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Next Betting Matchups
Chicago at Arizona, Sunday, July 20th