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Philadelphia Phillies

Chicago Cubs
1-2 April 04, 2014, 02:20 PM | Wrigley Field 1-2



MLB wagering interest swings to the Chicago vs Philadelphia battle on Friday at Wrigley Field as the Cubs try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Fausto Carmona gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Phillies on this day; he's 0-0 on the season. The Cubs, meanwhile, will counter with Travis Wood, who will be looking to improve on his 0-0 mark.View Philadelphia Phillies vs Chicago Cubs Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Philadelphia before the first pitch in this match found them as 108-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 8 earlier at TopBet.

This game puts the Cubs, most recently No. 26 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Phillies, who rate a No. 24 in the latest survey.

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Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Rangers on April 2. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -163 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Philadelphia suffered a 4-3 loss against Texas on Wednesday, as Kyle Kendrick wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Globe Life Park.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at +149 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Chicago got the job done in their last match in a 3-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday at PNC Park behind starter Jason Hammel.

Next up:
Philadelphia at Chicago, Saturday, April 5th

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