Philadelphia Phillies vs Chicago Cubs Recap - Cubs Over Phillies 3-0
Chicago's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Philadelphia scoreless in a 3-0 victory on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.
The Cubs were a +117 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Travis Wood earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 3, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBIs from Starlin Castro in the win.
Philadelphia got a 8-inning outing from AJ Burnett in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 0 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Ben Revere had 1 hits in the loss for the Phillies.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 8-3 advantage in hits.
Neil Ramirez pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Chicago looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Miami. Philadelphia will aim to get back on the winning track at Atlanta.