Rick Porcello vs Matt Garza matchup featured in MLB action

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June 13, 8:05 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Detroit Tigers vs Chicago Cubs Odds

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Chicago's pitching staff and batting order hope to create an unwelcoming environment in interleague play on Wednesday when the Detroit Tigers pay a visit to Wrigley Field.

The match puts starter Rick Porcello for the Tigers on the hill facing Matt Garza for the Cubs. Porcello brings a 3-4 mark to the game, while Garza is 2-4 to date on the season.

View Detroit vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Cubs in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -130 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 14 (Cubs) and the No. 6 (Tigers) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has the National League's No. 14-rated offensive output, at 8.3 hits per game. The Tigers average 9 hits per game, good for No. 4 on the American League list.

Chicago owns the National League's No. 12 defense, allowing 4.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's American League No. 11-rated defense.

In their last action, Detroit was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Chicago at +135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Detroit suffered a 4-3 loss against Chicago on Tuesday, as Max Scherzer wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Wrigley Field.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Chi Cubs are 8-2
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few Tigers at Cubs trends to consider:
Detroit is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
Detroit is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs' last 10 games when playing Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at Chi Cubs, Thursday, June 14

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