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The Chicago Cubs will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Wednesday when they take on the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium.
Lefthander Travis Wood will take the mound for the Cubs to start this game. Wood is 0-1 this season with a 2.92 ERA.
Starting this game for the Yankees will be Michael Pineda. The righthander has a 1.50 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.
Chicago lost its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Cardinals on April 13. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -230 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
The Yankees were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -103 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Chicago has lost 2 straight games.
New York has won 2 straight games.
Chicago: 4-8 SU
New York: 7-6 SU
A few trends to consider:
Chi Cubs are 1-3-1 SU in their last 5 games ,
Chi Cubs are 3-12-1 SU in their last 16 games ,on the road
Chi Cubs are 1-5-1 SU in their last 7 games ,when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees5-1-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
NY Yankees are 4-7-1 SU in their last 12 games ,at home
Chi Cubs home to Cincinnati, Friday, April 18
NY Yankees at Tampa Bay, Thursday, April 17