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The Chicago Cubs and the New York Yankees will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Yankee Stadium.
Righthander Jason Hammel will take the mound for the Cubs to start this game. Hammel is 2-0 this season with a 2.63 ERA.
Hammel's opponent in this one will be Masahiro Tanaka. The Yankees righthander has a 3.21 ERA to go along with a 1-0 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
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-5
After playing St. Louis are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5
New York most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Chi Cubs are 7-2
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
Chi Cubs are 5-14 SU in their last 19 games
Chi Cubs are 3-12 SU in their last 15 games on the road
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of NY Yankees's last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of NY Yankees's last 14 games at home
NY Yankees home to Chi Cubs, Wednesday, April 16