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The Los Angeles Angels and the Chicago Cubs will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Wrigley Field in an interleague contest.
Lefthander C.J. Wilson will take the mound for the Angels to start this game. Wilson is 8-6 this season with a 3.49 ERA.
It'll be Jeff Samardzija toeing the rubber for the Cubs in this contest. Righthander Samardzija is 5-8 with a 3.54 ERA so far this season.
The Angels were a 7-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +125 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Chicago has won 4 straight games.
Los Angeles: 43-46 SU
Chicago: 40-48 SU
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-4
After a loss are 6-4
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing LA Angels are 5-3
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
LA Angels are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games on the road
LA Angels are 10-3 SU in their last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels's last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi Cubs's last 15 games
LA Angels at Seattle, Friday, July 12
Chi Cubs home to St. Louis, Thursday, July 11