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Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins Odds
The Miami Marlins will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Chicago Cubs invade Marlins Park on Friday.
Wade LeBlanc gets the call for the Miami Marlins and he will try to build on a 0-3 mark. In the other dugout, Scott Feldman brings a 0-3 ledger to the game for the Cubs as he tries to quiet the Marlins bats.
The Marlins - Cubs odds would favor the Cubs if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Miami is rated No. 15 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 4 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Miami owns the No. 15 ranking for hits in the National League at 7.3 per game. By contrast, the Cubs are rated No. 13 in the same category at 7.7 per game.
Miami owns the National League's No. 13 defense, allowing 4.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's National League No. 7-rated defense.
The Cubs were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -117 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Chicago looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Marlins, a 4-3 final on Thursday in support of Edwin Jackson at Marlins Park.
Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Miami are 3-7
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a win are 0-10
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 8-2
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Cubs at Marlins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Miami
Chi Cubs are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Miami's last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games
Miami is 6-3 SU in their last 9 games when playing Chi Cubs
Miami is 3-6 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs at Miami, Saturday, April 27