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MLB BASEBALL

Philadelphia Phillies vs. Chicago Cubs

The fans at Wrigley Field will be treated to a game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Chicago Cubs when they take their seats on Sunday.

Righthander Kyle Kendrick will take the mound for the Phillies to start this game. Kendrick is 10-11 this season with a 4.40 ERA.

Starting this game for the Cubs will be Jake Arrieta. The righthander has a 5.91 ERA to go along with a 2-3 record this season.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Chicago at +137 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Team records:
Philadelphia: 62-74 SU
Chicago: 57-78 SU

Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a win are 2-8

A few trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
Philadelphia is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
Philadelphia is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games at home
Chi Cubs are 5-14 SU in their last 19 games
Chi Cubs are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Washington, Monday, September 2
Chi Cubs home to Miami, Monday, September 2