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Los Angeles Angels vs. Chicago Cubs

A winning streak will be on the line for the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday when they battle the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.

The Angels will give the ball to starter Joe Blanton in this one. Righthander Blanton is 2-10 this season with a 5.14 ERA.

Meanwhile, it'll be Travis Wood who starts for the Cubs. Lefthander Wood is 5-6 with a 2.69 ERA so far this season.

The Angels were a 3-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -130 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

The Cubs were an 8-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +113 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.

Current streak:
Los Angeles has won 2 straight games.
Chicago has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Los Angeles: 43-45 SU
Chicago: 39-48 SU

Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-2
After playing Boston are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing LA Angels are 3-5
After playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
LA Angels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels's last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
LA Angels are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi Cubs's last 14 games
Chi Cubs are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home
Chi Cubs are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games

Next up:
Chi Cubs home to LA Angels, Wednesday, July 10