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Chicago Cubs vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Pick and Odds Preview

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

Philadelphia hands the ball to starter Nick Pivetta in this one and he'll try to improve on his 4-9 mark on the year. Chicago counters with John Lackey, who will try to quiet the fans and the Phillies bats at the same time.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.2-1.2 win for the Cubs on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Philadelphia Phillies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Philadelphia Phillies bring a 47-81 record to the battle against the 69-59 Cubs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Chicago injuries news.

The Philadelphia Phillies sit at No. 26 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Chicago Cubs sit at No. 7 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Chicago Cubs rank No. 19 at 8.59 hits per game. That compares with the Philadelphia Phillies No. 21 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Chicago features the No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.09 runs per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 22 at home, scoring 4.36 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago routed Philadelphia on Saturday by a 17-2 score at Citizens Bank Park, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 10 games
  • Chi Cubs is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 10 games
  • Philadelphia is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to Pittsburgh, Monday, August 28th
Philadelphia home to Atlanta, Monday, August 28th

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