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Chicago Cubs Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Miami Marlins

Chicago Cubs

vs

Miami Marlins
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 12:40 PM ET
Marlins Park

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Miami and the Chicago on Wednesday, with the host Marlins trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

The Miami Marlins will rely on Nathan Eovaldi to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jake Arrieta will be his counterpart for the Chicago Cubs. Nathan Eovaldi is 4-2 this season, and Jake Arrieta is 2-1.

Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Miami sat as -131 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 7, according to 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Marlins to win this game 4.4-4. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami Marlins bring a 36-34 record to the battle against the 29-40 Cubs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Chicago injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Miami Marlins at No. 23 and the Chicago Cubs at No. 19 heading into this contest.

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How Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Miami Marlins and its No. 6-rated batting order, averaging 4.53 runs per nine innings, against the No. 25 lineup of the Chicago Cubs at 3.83 runs per outing.

Defensively, Chicago features the No. 17-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.28 runs per game. Miami, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 at home, scoring 5.11 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago lost its last outing, a 6-5 result against the Marlins on June 17. Bettors who backed the Marlins at +105 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Cubs were saddled with a loss last time out in Jeff Samardzija's start, as they lost 6-5 against Miami on Tuesday at Marlins Park.

Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone OVER in 12 of Chi Cubs's last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi Cubs's last 12 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing Miami
Miami is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games at home
Miami is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to Pittsburgh, Friday, June 20th
Miami home to New York, Thursday, June 19th