English
Menu

OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

Rodrigo Lopez faces Henry Sosa in MLB odds action

Houston AstrosChicago Cubs
Sep 17, 1:05 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Houston Astros vs Chicago Cubs Odds

51-99TEAM RECORD66-85

Houston pays a visit to Chicago on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Cubs bats in baseball action at Wrigley Field.

Chicago sends Rodrigo Lopez out against Henry Sosa for the Astros in this game. Lopez is 5-5 with a 5.21 ERA on the season, while Sosa is 2-4 on the year and has a 5.02 ERA.

View Houston vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Astros listed as underdogs of +-145 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 999, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Cubs at No. 11 in the National League and the Astros at No. 14 in the National League heading into this contest.

ADVERTISEMENT:

How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Chicago and its National League No. 8-rated batting order, averaging 4.1 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 13 lineup of the Astros at 3.8 runs per outing.

Houston brings the National League's No. 16-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs' league No. 15-ranked defense.

Houston lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Cubs on September 16. Bettors who backed the Cubs at -160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Astros got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Chicago on Friday; it was a 4-3 final at Wrigley Field in MLB wagering action.

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 5-5
After playing Houston are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

A few Astros at Cubs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston's last 11 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games when playing Chi Cubs
Houston is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
Houston is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi Cubs' last 11 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 7 games

Next up:
Houston at Chi Cubs, Sunday, September 18

Comments