Chicago Cubs Face the New York Yankees Wednesday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

Chicago Cubs

vs

New York Yankees
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Yankee Stadium

The visiting Chicago Cubs hope for a solid performance on Wednesday as they look to pick up a win at Yankee Stadium against the New York Yankees.

New York hands the ball to starter Michael Pineda in this one and he'll try to improve on his 1-1 mark on the year. Chicago counters with Travis Wood, who will try to quiet the fans and the Yankees bats at the same time.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs New York Yankees Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.7-3.4 victory for the Yankees. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs New York Yankees Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New York (7-6) will face the 4-8 Cubs in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Chicago injuries news.

This game puts the New York Yankees, most recently No. 20 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Chicago Cubs, who rate a No. 28 in the latest survey.

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How Chicago Cubs vs New York Yankees Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the New York Yankees and its No. 24-rated batting order, averaging 3.77 runs per nine innings, against the No. 21 lineup of the Chicago Cubs at 3.92 runs per outing.

Defensively, Chicago features the No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.33 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 18 at home, scoring 4.14 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago lost its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Cardinals on April 13. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -230 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Chicago looks to rebound from a loss to the Cardinals, who beat them 6-4 on Sunday behind a start from Michael Wacha at Busch Stadium.

The Yankees were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -103 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Yankees grabbed a win last time out, defeating Felix Doubront and the Red Sox 3-2 on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.

Chicago Cubs vs New York Yankees Betting Odds Trends

Chi Cubs is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games
Chi Cubs is 3-12-1 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 1-5-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees is 4-7-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
NY Yankees is 5-1-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to Cincinnati, Friday, April 18th
New York at Tampa Bay, Thursday, April 17th