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Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago Cubs Betting Lines and Pick

Tampa Bay Rays

vs

Chicago Cubs
Saturday, August 09, 2014 4:05 PM ET
Wrigley Field

The Chicago Cubs will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Tampa Bay Rays invade Wrigley Field on Saturday.

For the Chicago Cubs, Edwin Jackson gets the ball, charged with keeping the Tampa Bay Rays hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jake Odorizzi, 7-9 on the year.

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Computer Prediction: Tampa Bay Rays vs Chicago Cubs Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rays to win this game 4-3.6. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Chicago Cubs Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago Cubs sport a record of 49-65 heading into this matchup, while the Tampa Bay Rays sit at 56-59 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 21-rated Chicago Cubs and the league No. 1-ranked Tampa Bay Rays, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How Tampa Bay Rays vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tampa Bay Rays rank No. 15 at 8.68 hits per game. That compares with the Chicago Cubs No. 25 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 22-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rays own the No. 13 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay was a 4-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Cubs. They won as -121 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of PUSH bettors. The Rays beat Chicago in extra innings, earning a 4-3 victory at Wrigley Field in MLB wagering action.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends

Tampa Bay is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games
Tampa Bay is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games at home
Chi Cubs is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay

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Tampa Bay at Chicago, Sunday, August 10th