Chicago Cubs vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Odds Preview and Pick
The Philadelphia Phillies will look to improve on a 28-36 record when they take on the Chicago Cubs, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Friday.
Chicago puts its faith in starter Jake Arrieta to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 1-1. Getting the ball for the Philadelphia Phillies is Fausto Carmona, who owns a 2-4 record on the season with a 4.36 ERA.
Chicago Cubs vs Philadelphia Phillies Opening Odds and Betting Line
Those going with the Philadelphia Phillies in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -131 at TopBet for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8.5 at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs Philadelphia Phillies Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.9-3.5 win for the Cubs on Friday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.9-3.5 result in favor of the Cubs today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Philadelphia Phillies bring a 28-36 record to the battle against the 26-38 Cubs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Chicago injuries news.
It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 27-rated Philadelphia Phillies and the league No. 14-ranked Chicago Cubs, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How Chicago Cubs vs Philadelphia Phillies Stats Matchup
At the plate, Philadelphia owns the No. 21 ranking for hits at 8.39 per game. By contrast, the Chicago Cubs are rated No. 28 in the same category at 7.94 per game.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Philadelphia has the No. 24-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the No. 12 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Cubs were a 4-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -124 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Cubs were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Pittsburgh staff and losing 4-0 to the Pirates on Thursday at PNC Park.
Philadelphia was a 7-3 winner in its last match at home against the Padres. They won as +100 underdogs, while the total score of 10 made winners of OVER bettors. The Phillies enjoyed a 7-3 victory at the expense of the Padres on Thursday, with Kyle Kendrick throwing 6 innings of 7-hit ball at Citizens Bank Park.
Chicago Cubs vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Odds Trends
Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi Cubs's last 13 games
Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Philadelphia is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
Philadelphia is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing Chi Cubs
Philadelphia is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Next Betting Matchups
Chicago at Philadelphia, Saturday, June 14th