Chicago Cubs at New York Yankees Betting Odds and Pick

Chicago Cubs

vs

New York Yankees
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 1:05 PM ET
Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium hosts an MLB battle between the New York Yankees and the visiting Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.

The New York Yankees will turn to Masahiro Tanaka and his 1-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Chicago Cubs send Jason Hammel (2-0) to the hill.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs New York Yankees Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.7-3.4 result in favor of 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

7-6 New York battles the Cubs, currently with a 4-8 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Chicago injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 20 (New York Yankees) and the No. 28 (Chicago Cubs) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How Chicago Cubs vs New York Yankees Stats Matchup

The game also pits New York Yankees No. 24-rated offense, averaging 3.77 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs defense that ranks No. 21 at 4.58 in runs allowed per game. The New York Yankees have averaged 9.15 hits per game so far, more than Chicago Cubs batters have averaged on the year (8.67 hits per game).

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.

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at New York, Wednesday, April 16th

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