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Edwin Jackson, Kyle Kendrick take mound in Phillies vs Cubs tilt

Chicago CubsPhiladelphia Phillies
Aug 6, 7:05 PM | GrassCitizens Bank Park

Chicago Cubs vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds

49-62TEAM RECORD50-61

The visiting Cubs hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Citizens Bank Park against the Philadelphia Phillies.

For the Phillies, Kyle Kendrick gets the ball, charged with keeping the Cubs hitters off the base paths. He'll face Edwin Jackson, 7-11 on the year.

View Chi Cubs vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Phillies in this matchup found them as -137 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 15 (Phillies) and the No. 10 (Cubs) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Philadelphia owns the No. 8 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.5 per game. By contrast, the Cubs are rated No. 12 in the same category at 8.3 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Philadelphia has the National League's No. 15-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the National League's No. 9 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 1-0 loser as they battled the Dodgers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Dodgers at -115 were rewarded, while the 1 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Stephen Fife shut down the Cubs in their last game, striking out 5 in a 1-0 shutout over Chicago in baseball action at Wrigley Field.

Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Braves on August 4. Bettors who backed the Braves at +120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Phillies endured a 4-1 loss at the hands of the Braves on Sunday, with Cliff Lee throwing 5 innings of 8-hit ball at Citizens Bank Park.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After playing LA Dodgers are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 1-9

A few Cubs at Phillies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games
Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 10 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi Cubs at Philadelphia, Wednesday, August 7

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