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Jason Hammel Cubs at Home vs Arizona Diamondbacks in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Chicago Cubs will look to improve on a 38-15 record when they take on the Arizona Diamondbacks, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Saturday.

Arizona puts its faith in starter Edwin Escobar to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-1. Getting the ball for the Chicago Cubs is Jason Hammel, who owns a 6-1 record on the season with a 2.09 ERA.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cubs to win this game 4.3-1.6. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Chicago Cubs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

38-15 Chicago battles the Diamondbacks, currently with a 24-32 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Arizona injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 1-rated Chicago Cubs and the league No. 27-ranked Arizona Diamondbacks, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago Cubs No. 2-ranked scoring average of 5.47 runs per game, against a Arizona Diamondbacks offense rated No. 11 and scoring 4.46 runs per game. The Cubs have averaged 8.57 hits per game to date this season, less than the Diamondbacks hitters have managed (9.25 per nine innings).

Chicago owns the No. 1 defense, allowing 5.47 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Arizona's No. 27-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Diamondbacks were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Chicago staff and losing 6-0 to the Cubs on Friday at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Arizona is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Arizona's last 14 games
  • Arizona is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Arizona's last 10 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games
  • Chi Cubs is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Arizona at Chicago, Sunday, June 5th