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Sep 10, 8:05 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

Chicago Cubs vs Houston Astros Odds

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The Chicago Cubs will look to grab a road win when they take on the Astros in Houston at Minute Maid Park on Monday in baseball odds action.

The Astros will rely on Dallas Keuchel to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Chris Volstad will be his counterpart for the Cubs. Dallas Keuchel is 1-7 this season, and Chris Volstad is 2-10.

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Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Chicago before the first pitch in this match will find them as -110-moneyline underdogs. They will see an opening total of 8.5.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 16-ranked Astros and the National League No. 15-rated Cubs in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Houston has the National League's No. 16-rated offensive output, at 8 hits per game. The Cubs average 8 hits per game, good for No. 15 on the National League list.

Defensively, Chicago features the National League's No. 15-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.9 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the National League at home, scoring 4 runs per game.

Chicago won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Pirates on September 9. Bettors who backed the Cubs at +170 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Chicago looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Pirates, a 4-2 final on Sunday in support of Chris Rusin at PNC Park.

Houston won its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Reds on September 9. Bettors who backed the Astros at +295 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Houston got the job done in their last match in a 5-1 victory over Cincinnati on Sunday at Great American Ball Park behind starter Edgar Gonzalez.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Chi Cubs are 3-7
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a win are 1-9

A few Cubs at Astros trends to consider:
Chi Cubs are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games when playing on the road against Houston
Houston is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Houston is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games
Houston is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi Cubs at Houston, Tuesday, September 11